No rapid between drill points

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No rapid between drill points

Post by David_Lelen01 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:00 pm

Hey Les, not sure if this is intended or its a bug, but there does not seem to be a call to rapid between points used for drilling on jet machines. I set up a test part with 3 points to use the drill operation. It rapids to the location of the first point, executed the command in OnDrill() in the post, and then executes OnDrill() again without calling OnRapid() to the next point, same to the third point. Then a rapid is finally called when the contour operation comes.

Is this intended, do I need to call OnRapid() inside the OnDrill() function?

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Re: No rapid between drill points

Post by Les Newell » Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:04 pm

Yes, you need to call OnRapid(). On some machines drilling is a canned cycle. In that case you may not want a positioning rapid.

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Re: No rapid between drill points

Post by David_Lelen01 » Thu Jun 10, 2021 5:12 pm

Okay, cool. Just wanted to make sure. Thanks!

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