kzeyus wrote:On second reading, it sounds like you are making 10 passes of 1mm each in the same location. You might try a pocket toolpath where your pocket is just slightly larger than your tool, and set pass depth to 1mm
ger21 wrote:Yes, draw a straight vector, that returns back on itself, so it has 3 points, with the start and end points the same. Use a spiral ramp, and each pass will ramp down, back and forth, to the full depth.
garylmast wrote:If you set the start point on every other vector, it will reverse. Gary
tomgardiner wrote:Never thought of the fluting path. I am surprised that you have selected the flute in and out option. I would have thought the flute in would be the best option. Remember the feed is determined by the plunge rate when z motions are used.
tomgardiner wrote:Sorry, wrong wording. You have selected Ramp at Start and End under Flute Type.(in your screen shot) I would have thought it would be better to Ramp over Complete Length.
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