playing with Path 3Dsurface

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sibelius
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playing with Path 3Dsurface

Postby sibelius » Fri Feb 21, 2020 12:25 am

OS: Windows 10 (10.0)
Word size of OS: 64-bit
Word size of FreeCAD: 64-bit
Version: 0.19.19290 (Git)
Build type: Release
Branch: master
Hash: 2f0d34e0ffd68883fce04374844d519903e0c305
Python version: 3.6.8
Qt version: 5.12.1
Coin version: 4.0.0a
OCC version: 7.3.0
Locale: English/United States (en_US)
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Hi everybody.
I made this small file with the intention to test my cnc.
The "problem" I find is that when I simulate the Path of the mill I can't really see if the final result would be good or not.
Anyway I share my file and if someone likes to play too, maybe can give some advice.
Thank you very much in advance.
Here is my file https://we.tl/t-SuIT1r3vOa
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Re: playing with Path 3Dsurface

Postby Kunda1 » Fri Feb 21, 2020 4:04 am

Moved to Path subforum
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Re: playing with Path 3Dsurface

Postby RatonLaveur » Fri Feb 21, 2020 1:47 pm

Hi, to my knowledge it is a known limitation of the simulation environment of Path WB that 3D paths are not ideally visualized. The main reason for that is that the virtual tool is a straight cylinder, not a ball mill. The calculation of the volume was also simplified accordingly.

At the moment there is no specific remediation unfortunately. When going for path troubleshooting, polystyrene blocks or florist foam are the best "crash free" test pieces.
sibelius
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Re: playing with Path 3Dsurface

Postby sibelius » Fri Feb 21, 2020 10:19 pm

Thank you very much for your reply.
I had the feeling that's was the case.
Anyway thanks again.
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