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TORCH NOT CUTTING COMPLET CIRCLE

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beaver greek
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TORCH NOT CUTTING COMPLET CIRCLE

Postby beaver greek » Thu Jan 11, 2018 8:34 am

I have a Power-max 45xp with advance design and basic THC. When I cut a circle the torch starts at the lead end goes around the circle but when the torch stops their is about an 1/8" tab left. What do I need to change to cut all the way around the circle without leaving the little tab. I would appreciate any help Thanks. Beaver Greek

















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Re: TORCH NOT CUTTING COMPLET CIRCLE

Postby acourtjester » Thu Jan 11, 2018 9:23 am

A table follows what the G-code tells it to do, If you CAM program has a simulate function use that before you cut and watch the path indicator as it move around the circles. The path indicator should start at a point and end at the point also then move to the next cut operation. It could also be your drawn circles are not complete
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Re: TORCH NOT CUTTING COMPLET CIRCLE

Postby beaver greek » Thu Jan 11, 2018 11:53 am

I have design edge no g-codes( Plasma-cam)

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Re: TORCH NOT CUTTING COMPLET CIRCLE

Postby Mreeerox » Sun Feb 11, 2018 12:07 pm

Did you ever find a solution to this? I never had this problem before, until last week and the only thing I can think of is because when designing the files, I have figured out how to thicken the lines so they are more bold for cuts. It's almost as if the torch ends the lines early, on the original size, if that makes sense. All of my old files have not been affected, only the recent ones. I have an old ass torchmate and design on inkscape.

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Re: TORCH NOT CUTTING COMPLET CIRCLE

Postby CHAOTiC WAYz » Tue Mar 20, 2018 1:44 am

I have seen this before, in the case i saw, one axis motor had the drive gear set screw come loose. it made it look like backlash, but it was just loose enough to be off the 1/8.


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