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Rotary glitch n Mach3
« on: July 12, 2016, 08:57:29 PM »
G'day Guys, trialing my 6 head rotary CNC I am just finishing up and I am having a bit of an issue, I am creating my tool paths using Deskproto for continuous rotation as I am cutting with saw blades. During the revolutions on A axis I am getting these slight jerky movements in the same spot on every turn. I thought it maybe something to do with Deskproto but when I run tool paths created in Aspire it did the same thing? If you jog A axis or even while calibrating the axis to set steps per it's not there. Has anyone come across this before? Any help greatly appreciated, cheers Paul.

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Re: Rotary glitch n Mach3
« Reply #1 on: July 19, 2016, 07:34:04 PM »
Open Windows Task Manager while the machine is running and monitor CPU usage.
Also, try turning off the toolpath display and see if it helps.
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Re: Rotary glitch n Mach3
« Reply #2 on: July 19, 2016, 08:52:57 PM »
Open Windows Task Manager while the machine is running and monitor CPU usage.
Also, try turning off the toolpath display and see if it helps.
Ok thanks Gerry, I will give that a go. Managed to get rid of 90% of it this morning by fine tuning my Velocity in A Axis, I will see if the other suggestions tidy up the last of it, cheers Paul.