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Offline zarzul

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Re: machining a face
« Reply #10 on: July 23, 2008, 01:44:24 PM »
here is the link to the message with link to the web page

http://www.machsupport.com/forum/index.php/topic,4948.msg35389.html#msg35389
Re: machining a face
« Reply #11 on: July 17, 2009, 04:42:00 PM »
how do I import from Gibbs cam into mach 3 is this possible

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Re: machining a face
« Reply #12 on: July 19, 2009, 01:18:07 AM »
Mach will not import models, or sketches, if that's what your asking. It will, however take the G-code created in Gibbs. Usually, G-code created for fanuc controls will work fine.
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Re: machining a face
« Reply #13 on: July 19, 2009, 10:01:21 PM »
here is a head for you. one of the free models on turbosquid.

import obj into rhino, use MESHTONURB command to convert to nurbs surface and mastercam will play nice with you. didnt bother to take time to add eyeballs etc. about 1500 models on turbosquid, more than half under $10, i always try there first if i get stuck.

hmm google facegen as well

Re: machining a face
« Reply #14 on: January 02, 2010, 11:40:49 PM »
Hello,

download the program "Image to g-code" (30 day trial) and use a color or black/white picture.

Insert the right size and height and you have your g-code  :D
Ralf Klaassen Timmerwerken
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Re: machining a face
« Reply #15 on: January 03, 2010, 08:38:01 AM »
A program I have used to machine stl files that works great is DeskProto. They have a free trial period as well. The full version has alot of gret features.

http://www.deskproto.com/

Might be worth a look,
Eric
Re: machining a face
« Reply #16 on: January 03, 2010, 03:29:33 PM »
Thanks eric.. I will give it  a look  :)
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Re: machining a face
« Reply #17 on: August 02, 2010, 03:55:28 PM »
even with the machine hooked up i had to turn on  . The ative low. Then On motor outputs  i reset number and also had to enable A B C . Now the macchine motors do what i want them to.   2nd question will be with Estop abled on active low . will I be able to set limits ?