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Rigid taping
« on: May 21, 2021, 12:53:37 PM »
If I understand correctly the Ethernet smooth stepper will not do rigid tapping ? Is it possibly a future function that will be added ?

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Re: Rigid taping
« Reply #1 on: May 22, 2021, 01:09:58 AM »
Andy at Warp9 has said that rigid tapping is something that they are interested in doing but it will be a while before they complete it because there are higher priority requests currently being dealt with.
Your guess as to when is as good as mine  :)


Re: Rigid taping
« Reply #2 on: May 25, 2021, 08:37:55 PM »
can you run your spindle as a C-axis, that is to say do you have position control of the spindle?

If so you can do rigid tapping and it does not require any special features of the controller.

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