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Offline Vojislav

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dxf to g code dimension problem
« on: October 16, 2015, 05:12:09 AM »
Hello everyone ,
I have problem with converting dxf to nc. I have a lot projects made in tango pcb, in that program am able to export file like dxf, that dxf i load to nc plot to generate g code but dimensions are always a lot smaller than in tango. For a start i make square 100x100mm to make it simple. Is there something i didnt do right ?, Every advice is welcomed . Thanks !  


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Re: dxf to g code dimension problem
« Reply #1 on: October 16, 2015, 08:21:04 AM »
My guess is that Tango PCB is exporting the dxf in the wrong units.
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Re: dxf to g code dimension problem
« Reply #2 on: October 16, 2015, 08:57:50 AM »
Tango PCB exports .dxf in imperial units. If your machine is set in metric units, be shure to add G20 at the beginning of your G code.
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Re: dxf to g code dimension problem
« Reply #3 on: October 16, 2015, 09:14:48 AM »
Ok, i will try is it work, thanks a lot !!!

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Re: dxf to g code dimension problem
« Reply #4 on: October 20, 2015, 02:36:03 PM »
Just to inform you that  machine worked in real dimensions, thanks for helping !!!

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Re: dxf to g code dimension problem
« Reply #5 on: October 20, 2015, 04:41:28 PM »
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