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by luminize
Sun Nov 03, 2019 9:00 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Question about stock after rotating a part
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Re: Question about stock after rotating a part

I forgot to add the STEP and FreeCAD file.
Here they are :)
by luminize
Sun Nov 03, 2019 7:54 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Question about stock after rotating a part
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Re: Question about stock after rotating a part

Thank you all for the replies. I have zero experience wirh FreeCAD, but I've been modelling with CAD programs for the last 20 years. Checking the Path module I'm "just" clicking around to try out stuff. Since I've seen this behaviour I could not comprehend I've made some screenshots to fo along, as ...
by luminize
Sun Nov 03, 2019 3:00 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Question about stock after rotating a part
Replies: 6
Views: 372

Question about stock after rotating a part

Hi, I'm looking into the Path module, and I have rotated my imported STEP file so the orientation (XY = horizontal plane) is correct. I did that thru the drop down menu's Edit -> Placement, and rotate to the correct orientation. In the path module, when I add a job, and choose to use the existing st...
by luminize
Sat Nov 02, 2019 6:11 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Programming paths for (stud) welding
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Programming paths for (stud) welding

Thx,
The STL is not around. I directly import a STEP file and work on that.
by luminize
Sat Nov 02, 2019 3:50 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Programming paths for (stud) welding
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Re: Programming paths for (stud) welding

Thanks for the pointers. Looking thru those files, I'm a bit lost. I'm a top-down guy :) Where does everything start. When are those scripts called? I guess I'm looking for an overview. Consider me a FreeCAD dev noob, when I click on a button to add a new job. Where does that happen. What happens af...
by luminize
Fri Nov 01, 2019 8:39 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Programming paths for (stud) welding
Replies: 4
Views: 306

Programming paths for (stud) welding

Hi Developers, I'm looking at problem concerning stud welding programming. I recently got asked if I knew how to speed up the process of getting an industrial robot programmed quickly. This is a workcell where a Panasonic robot welds studs on a sheet metal casing. The sheet metal case is clamped on ...

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