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What is IPM....
« on: January 05, 2014, 09:42:42 AM »
Hi,

Having problem getting a picture made right... It is a clock and it starts in the middle but after 5min it ain't doing a cirkel anymore like it should...

So whats it this text?  Pic is 3D

Thanks!! Look at the txt file.

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Re: What is IPM....
« Reply #1 on: January 05, 2014, 09:57:55 AM »
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8. Highest speed for X and Y axis 60 IPM.
9. Highest Speed for Z axis is 40 IPM.


IPM - inches per minute...............feedrate

Actualy it's a vague statement. You could have your machine setup for a higher velocity and the gcode will limit the feedrate when machining.
Not seeing the gcode it is not clear what the heck is being said.

But then you also have ....

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Mach 3 needs to be set to arcs.
 
Only you would know as we don't have the "photo"

Suggest you do some reading on CNC before running programs made by others that you can't relate to.
Just trying to keep ya out of  harms way. ;)

RICH
« Last Edit: January 05, 2014, 10:19:40 AM by RICH »
Re: What is IPM....
« Reply #2 on: January 05, 2014, 10:07:03 AM »
MM is better ;)

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Re: What is IPM....
« Reply #3 on: January 05, 2014, 10:25:42 AM »
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MM is better
? Maybe...all depends on what part of the planet your in. :D

RICH