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Zero Z - Regen Tool Path
« on: July 01, 2013, 10:07:26 PM »
Do I have to regen tool path in the middle of a tool change if I rezero Z. 

Order of operations... 

1.  Set Mach to stop spindle and wait for start on a tool change. 
2.  Manually change tool and reset zero Z.

3.  Regen Toolpath???

4.  Press start. 

Yes, I know I have to regen toolpath when I change X or Y Zero. 
Re: Zero Z - Regen Tool Path
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2013, 10:23:59 PM »
The reason I ask is it can take some time on complex 3D jobs to regen the toolpath. 
Re: Zero Z - Regen Tool Path
« Reply #2 on: July 03, 2013, 04:12:07 PM »
The answer is no.  You don't.  For anybody else that wanted to know.  As soon as I manually set a new value for Z it skips to the next instruction and waits for me to press start.