[SOLVED] Help with linuxcnc_post?

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Re: Help with linuxcnc_post?

Postby chrisb » Mon Feb 10, 2020 5:28 pm

AwesomeCronk wrote:
Mon Feb 10, 2020 3:07 pm
The only reason I have been trying this route is the following video tutorial:
(It's always a good idea to link the position or give it at least in the text, otherwise it may waste many people's time)
What the guy is doing for exporting in the video is absolute rubbish. Best thing you can do is forget it completely. The simulation is an approximation and this improper export has been removed anyway.
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Re: Help with linuxcnc_post?

Postby AwesomeCronk » Fri Feb 14, 2020 3:21 pm

@m0n5t3r

Thank you!! I have the proper CNC file now. I must now look into getting it uploaded to the machine!

Thanks for making and sharing the video!
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Re: Help with linuxcnc_post?

Postby AwesomeCronk » Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:20 pm

SUCCESS!!!

I post-processed the job as CNC3.ngc, loaded it onto a 512MB flash drive, then plugged the drive into the router. I auto-homed, then moved the tool over where I wanted the origin point. I zeroed x and y, then set the tool-setting puck on the workbed. After zeroing the z-axis onto the workbed, I initiated the program. It ran through and finished in 10 seconds or less!!

Thank you to everyone who chimed in and helped me through this!
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Re: Help with linuxcnc_post?

Postby dubstar-04 » Thu Feb 20, 2020 7:29 pm

AwesomeCronk wrote:
Wed Feb 19, 2020 5:20 pm
SUCCESS!!!

I post-processed the job as CNC3.ngc, loaded it onto a 512MB flash drive, then plugged the drive into the router. I auto-homed, then moved the tool over where I wanted the origin point. I zeroed x and y, then set the tool-setting puck on the workbed. After zeroing the z-axis onto the workbed, I initiated the program. It ran through and finished in 10 seconds or less!!

Thank you to everyone who chimed in and helped me through this!
Photo of finished parts required. :lol:
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Re: Help with linuxcnc_post?

Postby AwesomeCronk » Thu Feb 20, 2020 10:59 pm

@dubstar-04

It only cut out the base. I will have to add the edges to the job. I’ll get pics tomorrow, hopefully. If not by then, then hopefully by Monday.
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Re: [SOLVED] Help with linuxcnc_post?

Postby AwesomeCronk » Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:23 pm

Here is the first round. I have since changed the cut pattern to a spiral and lowered the overlap. This should fix the funky edges, but I have not had a chance to try it out.
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Re: [SOLVED] Help with linuxcnc_post?

Postby dubstar-04 » Fri Feb 21, 2020 5:35 pm

AwesomeCronk wrote:
Fri Feb 21, 2020 3:23 pm
Here is the first round. I have since changed the cut pattern to a spiral and lowered the overlap. This should fix the funky edges, but I have not had a chance to try it out.
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Superb! Thanks for sharing. It's great to see path being used!