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DXF imports
« on: March 29, 2006, 02:27:26 PM »
Hello
Being new to this game I have downloaded Mach3 turn & on drawing a spindle on autocad & saving in DXF,importing to mach3 & then generating G-code the spindle appears to have no thickness.On the drawing it is approx19mm dia, but on the mach3 screen it seems to be around the centre line, is there a simple offset I can add to the g-code  or am I just talking silly.
thanks Gary.
Re: DXF imports
« Reply #1 on: March 29, 2006, 02:58:29 PM »
The lathe import DXF in mach 3 sucks at best... Lcam will be coming out with lathe stuff soon.

Thanks
Brian
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Re: DXF imports
« Reply #2 on: March 29, 2006, 03:03:32 PM »
Thanks Brian
I,ll just have to con he lathe into thinking it,s someware it,s not.
cheers Gary