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by chenryga
Wed Mar 27, 2019 3:10 pm
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: Random Machining Grooves
Replies: 8
Views: 1336

Re: Random Machining Grooves

gwoodworks, I think I may have solved the issue. I discovered that the marks were being formed by the EM chattering. I decreased the cut depth/pass and slowed down the pass speed using the percentage slide on the control panel. I ran it at 25-30% and the results were very good. More machine time but...
by chenryga
Wed Mar 13, 2019 2:56 pm
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: Random Machining Grooves
Replies: 8
Views: 1336

Re: Random Machining Grooves

So.... The Arc PP is giving the same results with the Z axis dropping. The attached picture is from the first pass of the pocketing program. The results are identical with either post processor. I attached the current results. I uploaded the tap file as well. Still looking for root cause of this fru...
by chenryga
Wed Mar 13, 2019 1:52 pm
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: Random Machining Grooves
Replies: 8
Views: 1336

Re: Random Machining Grooves

Thanks for the feedback everyone. - The most likely cause is the post processor. I do a lot of 3D carvings and use the "Contour"post processor. I will try using the "arc" post processor and let you know how it worked. Things that are not causing the issue include: - Z height as I can wath the bit cu...
by chenryga
Mon Feb 18, 2019 9:21 am
Forum: Software. Programming
Topic: Random Machining Grooves
Replies: 8
Views: 1336

Random Machining Grooves

Hello Everyone, See the attached file. Machining grooves.jpg I have had this issue on several projects. There are random z-depth machining grooves. I have a HD4 machine and use V-carve Desktop. All software versions and controller firmware are up to date. The issue occurs when using the Vcarve engra...