wmgeorge wrote:So if my Rough is leaving .300 of wood the little .125 is going to take it off in one path? It went and tried to do that plunging to that depth after leaving zero.
martin54 wrote:wmgeorge wrote:So if my Rough is leaving .300 of wood the little .125 is going to take it off in one path? It went and tried to do that plunging to that depth after leaving zero.
Yes it will, if the remaining 0.300 is to much for the finishing bit then you can just take more to start with sing the roughing bit, you decide what material allowance to leave when you calculate the roughing toolpath
There haven't been any changes between V9 & 9.5 in this area that I am aware of so if you have previously cut this file you must have done it exactly the same way unless you are toolpathing it again
The Finish Pass Depth I limited to .01
Rcnewcomb wrote:The Finish Pass Depth I limited to .01
I'm not sure what you mean when you say you limited the finish pass depth to .01
Can you provide a screen shot where are you seeing/doing that?
Rcnewcomb wrote:The finishing toolpath NEVER uses the pass depth. It always done in a single pass at full depth.
martin54 wrote:If your finish tool is not going to be able to cope with the amount of wood left & the project is still on the machine or you have some way to put it back on & register it then you could run another roughing pass but leave a smaller allowance for the finish tool to remove. It will cut air while it cuts but if your machine control allows you to scroll through the gcode & start at any point you could avoid a lot of that
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