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by dubstar-04
Fri Sep 06, 2019 3:15 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Adaptive Path/CAM Operation
Replies: 317
Views: 19537

Re: Adaptive Path/CAM Operation

2. I'm not using a laser cutter but a 6 axis laser machine that behaves very much like a milling tool. Trust me on this one, I know what I'm doing. The main interest of adaptive for my application IS that it keeps engagement constant (when performing laser milling engagement is super important just...
by dubstar-04
Thu Sep 05, 2019 4:45 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Ticket #4111 - climb / conventional (inconsistent cut direction in 3Dsurface)
Replies: 31
Views: 1060

Re: Ticket #4111 - climb / conventional (inconsistent cut direction in 3Dsurface)

freman wrote:

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self.setupCoolant(obj, self.form.coolantController)
<type 'exceptions.AttributeError'>: 'PySide.QtGui.QWidget' object has no attribute 'coolantController'
The coolantController error is my fault! :(

Fixed with This PR: https://github.com/FreeCAD/FreeCAD/pull/2496

Sorry about that.
by dubstar-04
Thu Sep 05, 2019 1:36 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Adaptive Path/CAM Operation
Replies: 317
Views: 19537

Re: Adaptive Path/CAM Operation

In the images that you show the 'less dense' areas seem to be where there are no rapid moves (rapid moves are the red bits). To confirm this if you change the tool size or the keep tool down setting these lines will change. Reducing the tool size shows the rapid path more clearly: adaptive.png These...
by dubstar-04
Tue Sep 03, 2019 5:10 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: two tools, on pocket, no tool changer
Replies: 4
Views: 173

Re: two tools, on pocket, no tool changer

OS: Ubuntu 18.04.2 LTS Word size of OS: 64-bit Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit Version: 0.18.2. Build type: Release Python version: 3.6.8 Qt version: 5.9.5 Coin version: 4.0.0a OCC version: 7.3.0 Locale: English/UnitedStates (en_US) I have a newbie question. I have a pocket I wish to cut out, I will b...
by dubstar-04
Mon Sep 02, 2019 6:23 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Ticket #4111 - climb / conventional (inconsistent cut direction in 3Dsurface)
Replies: 31
Views: 1060

Re: climb / conventional

Would you mind recording this in mantis then it doesn't get forgotten?
by dubstar-04
Sat Aug 31, 2019 7:38 am
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: SVG nest integration
Replies: 6
Views: 682

Re: SVG nest integration

Kunda1 wrote:
Fri Aug 30, 2019 8:10 pm
There is a Slic3r GSOC 2019 student that is porting svgnest to c++
https://brlcad.org/wiki/Google_Summer_o ... to_C.2B.2B
That would be a super nice feature!
by dubstar-04
Thu Aug 29, 2019 9:34 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: finishing pass on pocket 3D
Replies: 43
Views: 3492

Re: finishing pass on pocket 3D

RatonLaveur wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:11 pm
It seems that it is a reasonable thing to automate and could even derive to 3d surface limited area milling!
I have some ideas for that!!
by dubstar-04
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Path WB: G17/G18/G19 feature request (or show me where it is).
Replies: 10
Views: 405

Re: Path WB: G17/G18/G19 feature request (or show me where it is).

liutas4x4 wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 5:01 pm
dubstar-04 wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:56 pm
liutas4x4 wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:10 pm
9 axis.
Then the answer no.
Can you be more detailed?
FreeCAD can currently only do 3/4 axis work. There is no functionality for setting a dynamic WCS like you're asking.
by dubstar-04
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:56 pm
Forum: Path/CAM
Topic: Path WB: G17/G18/G19 feature request (or show me where it is).
Replies: 10
Views: 405

Re: Path WB: G17/G18/G19 feature request (or show me where it is).

liutas4x4 wrote:
Thu Aug 29, 2019 4:10 pm
9 axis.
Then the answer is no. 3 or 3+1 only.

Wait...

... You have a 9 axis CNC machine and you set your offsets with paper?

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