Sorrt Les rotary question

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Sorrt Les rotary question

Post by hsolve » Mon Oct 28, 2019 9:20 pm

Good afternoon Les. Have asked something like this several years age, but only now am in the process of starting the build. Quite a few years ago got a servo system from Tom USA with the forth axis included. Now stupid question, the rotary can do shs (square hollow section ) rhs, and round, what the question is, is there any problem doing angle? Be it equal or unequal angle. Finally what will I require to drive the rotary software wise. Sorry for rehashing old questions. Thanks in advance

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Re: Sorrt Les rotary question

Post by Les Newell » Tue Oct 29, 2019 5:27 pm

That's not a problem. Tell SheetCam you are using RHS and just don't cut on the two other faces. You need to make sure the angle is mounted so the axis of rotation is in the center of the hypothetical RHS.
As for software you just need SheetCam with the rotary plugin. Presumably the kit you got from Tom already came with either Mach3 or LinuxCNC.

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Re: Sorrt Les rotary question

Post by hsolve » Tue Oct 29, 2019 8:56 pm

Thankyou for the reply Les. Just had a look and have the rotary Mach3 from Tom, had been so long that I couldn't remember, so all I have to do is get the rotary from your site? Is there a way to find out what I have purchased from you? Sorry for the questions, have been so busy lately, long hours, it would save me looking where these things may be!

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Re: Sorrt Les rotary question

Post by Les Newell » Thu Oct 31, 2019 12:22 pm

You already have a rotary license. I have emailed a copy to you.

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Re: Sorrt Les rotary question

Post by hsolve » Fri Nov 01, 2019 12:15 am

Thankyou for that Les. Been a while and couldn't remember :mrgreen:

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