plunge ramps

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sean stein
2012-07-17
2016-05-27
  • sean stein

    sean stein - 2012-07-17

    hello,
    did first test runs with pycam toolpaths on my diy cnc and came across another thing: is there any way to control the 'plunge behavior' ?
    usually one doesn't want the tool to plunge down into the material vertically, as it puts a lot of stress on the tool.
    i've seen other programs solving this by plunging in slope/ramp or helix shaped paths.

     
  • Lars

    Lars - 2012-07-17

    Hi kochel,

    sorry - for now you cannot do this with PyCAM.
    It should be possible in some months, I guess …

    cheers,
    Lars

     

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