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by Jolbas
Sun May 19, 2019 11:49 am
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Loop inner corners
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Re: Loop inner corners

The loop is reasonable easy to avoid by adding a small fillet on the corners where the loop is unwanted.
by Jolbas
Sat May 18, 2019 6:30 am
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Loop inner corners
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Re: Loop inner corners

I feel I have to explain this better. I have used the dogbone technique quite a lot on the milling machine. But when trying it on the plasma cutter it just seems to mess up the angularity of the cut. The outside corner loop feature gave me better angularity near the corner so I thought this could be...
by Jolbas
Thu May 16, 2019 12:20 pm
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Loop inner corners
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Re: Loop inner corners

Tried to cut some parts with inner corner loops by drawing the offset in cad and it works quite good.
by Jolbas
Wed May 15, 2019 12:39 pm
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Loop inner corners
Replies: 12
Views: 547

Loop inner corners

It would be nice to have the option to loop inner corners too. When creating square holes to fit an other cut part you want no radius in the inner corner. I can do a bone like hole in cad but I cant get as good cutting result as when doing a loop. If I draw a loop in CAD then SheetCam make a small e...
by Jolbas
Tue Feb 12, 2019 1:41 pm
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Problems with curved/round toolpaths
Replies: 3
Views: 2977

Re: Problems with curved/round toolpaths

Strange. Which post processor are you using? Is it possible to attach the sheetcam file for us to try? And also the generated g-code.
by Jolbas
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:41 pm
Forum: New features
Topic: Plugin documentation?
Replies: 7
Views: 899

Re: Plugin documentation?

You can't remove the tool dropdown but you coud do the rest by using custom tool variables. post.DefineCustomToolParam also works for operations so for instance you could use something like this to define a material thickness option: post.DefineCustomToolParam("JetOperation", "Material thickness", ...
by Jolbas
Mon Feb 11, 2019 6:21 pm
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Add custom tool variables
Replies: 6
Views: 3487

Re: Add custom tool variables

Yes!
After a lot of restarts renaming and resetting the values in the tool dialog it finally gave up and passed the parameters to the post processor. Not really sure what made it work.
by Jolbas
Sun Feb 10, 2019 8:36 pm
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Add custom tool variables
Replies: 6
Views: 3487

Re: Add custom tool variables

The issue is still there in the 6.1.55 test version. The custom tool parameters appears in the tool dialog but are nil in the post processor as if they never are initiated.
by Jolbas
Sun Feb 10, 2019 9:38 am
Forum: New features
Topic: Plugin documentation?
Replies: 7
Views: 899

Re: Plugin documentation?

I would like to develop a plugin that replaces the tool choice in the operation dialog with three choices. Material thickness and material type and from this calculate the kerf with. All the other calculations like feed rate, pierce height, cut height etc I can calculate in the post processor. Is th...
by Jolbas
Sat Feb 02, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: Problems and questions
Topic: Add custom tool variables
Replies: 6
Views: 3487

Re: Add custom tool variables

I have the same issue. I can't find any way to access the custom tool parameters anywhere in the post processor code.