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Feed rate
« on: August 20, 2013, 07:43:51 PM »
I am new to cnc and to Mach3.

I have a gcode for an image and the author told me to start the feed rate slow (6.00) and increase as needed.

My machine is set at 6.0 but when I start to run it goes to 150.00

How do I hold it at 6.0

Thanks for any help,

Pete

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Re: Feed rate
« Reply #1 on: August 20, 2013, 08:46:42 PM »
The feedrate is normally call in the Gcode program. It overrides any setting made in mach3 prior to the program run. IF you cnnot change the Gcode then do a Feedrate Override lowering the feedrate to 6IPM .

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Re: Feed rate
« Reply #2 on: August 20, 2013, 09:00:54 PM »
I realized that right after I posted. I changed the feed rate in notepad and it seems to be doing ok so far.

Thanks for the other info, I will need it most likely someday

Thanks,
Pete