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rotational A axis with grinder
« on: October 18, 2015, 06:43:37 AM »
Please I 'd like to cofigure Mach 3 to control the A axis which carry grinding disc to rotate 90ْ when change direction from X+ to Y+ and rotate 180ْ when change direction from X+ to X- or from Y+ to Y-

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Re: rotational A axis with grinder
« Reply #1 on: October 18, 2015, 04:51:24 PM »
That would be handled in your CAM program. 

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Re: rotational A axis with grinder
« Reply #2 on: October 19, 2015, 04:00:41 AM »
please can you explane in details how I do it in mach 3 cam software

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Re: rotational A axis with grinder
« Reply #3 on: October 19, 2015, 07:18:33 AM »
You need to configure  an A axis in Mach and it should be rotary.
If hand coding, ie; G00 A 180 would rotate the A 180 degrees and at a set federate, G01 A 180 F1 would rotate the axis at a feed rate.
Read the Mach manual for all that applies to a rotary axis.
If not hand coding, you need CAM software to generate the code for use by Mach.

RICH