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by larrydivesdry
Wed Sep 12, 2018 4:26 am
Forum: Yahoo posts
Topic: Parts Undersized
Replies: 1
Views: 8714

Parts Undersized

I have a problem with plasma cut parts being undersized. I believe it may be due to the offset I am selecting in Sheetcam. I normally select inside offset so the lead in and lead out occurs on the scrap material and not the part. Today I cut a sprocket from 1/4" mild steel that also contained an 8"c...
by larrydivesdry
Fri Mar 10, 2017 7:36 am
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Modify Post processor to insert code
Replies: 3
Views: 1415

Thank you both for your reply's. Using the code snippet feature does sound like something that will work for me and does provide flexibility if I do not use the red dot laser for alignment in every instance. Les, your continued guidance is extremely helpful and much appreciated. The code you provide...
by larrydivesdry
Tue Mar 07, 2017 3:48 pm
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Modify Post processor to insert code
Replies: 3
Views: 1415

Modify Post processor to insert code

I recently added a low power red dot laser, for alignment purposes, to my 4x4 plasma table. The laser is offset by a couple of inches to the rear of the torch axis. I tried using a subroutine to align the torch to the point of the red dot at the beginning of the program but have been unsuccessful. B...
by larrydivesdry
Mon Dec 12, 2016 6:46 am
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Touch off prior to each pierce
Replies: 2
Views: 3723

Touch off prior to each pierce

I recently installed Sheetcam to generate code for Mach3 and plasma. I selected the Mach3 with scribber post processor. The gcode generated is perfect except it touches off prior to the first pierce only. Is there a way to edit this post processor to allow touch off prior to each pierce or is there ...