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Double Toolpath Problem

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Double Toolpath Problem

Postby Stick » Sun Mar 18, 2018 10:28 am

The Torchmate cad keeps assigning a 2nd toolpath to the design. it will make 2 cut passes. I have been able to go in and delete 1 toolpath usually but I don't know what causes this. The settings show the single toolpath selected. Can anyone help? :o

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Re: Double Toolpath Problem

Postby Gamelord » Sun Mar 18, 2018 11:38 am

Once you create your toolpath you need to delete the original drawing before exporting it out to the table for cutting. What you are getting is one pass for the actual drawing and the second pass cuts the toolpath. The table does not distinguish between drawing and toolpath, it just cuts whatever lines happens to be in the image it gets.
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Re: Double Toolpath Problem

Postby Stick » Sun Mar 18, 2018 8:52 pm

Wow! a lot to learn, Thanks!

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Re: Double Toolpath Problem

Postby kb3gun » Thu Mar 22, 2018 4:07 pm

To add to Gamelords answer. After you create the cut path, hit alt-j (this hides the cut path), select everything and delete. Hit alt-j again to bring back the cut path. Export to dxf.
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