4th Axis Ignored Lines

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4th Axis Ignored Lines

Postby mhart » Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:35 pm

Hi everyone, I am new to the forum and new to CNC. We just picked up a Shark HD4 Extended with the water cooled spindle and the 4th axis attachment. It has been a blast getting to use and running different pieces through it.

But I am running into an issue.... When I am working on projects that uses the 4th axis, once my file finishes running on the CNC it has "ignored" quite a few lines and the project shows it. I am not sure if this is something with VCarve, Post Processor, Gcode, or the Shark Computer.

Has anyone had this issue as well? Have you found a solution?

Thank you!

Mitch
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Re: 4th Axis Ignored Lines

Postby mhart » Tue Jul 24, 2018 4:45 pm

This pic is an extreme case but just an example of what I am talking about. It should have been completely round.

I am running another GCode right now and it is skipping about 10 degrees of the spindle.

It defeats the purpose of the 4th axis if it gives me products like this.

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