Pocket Toolpath / Pocket Allowance

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Pocket Toolpath / Pocket Allowance

Postby hdtom61 » Tue Jan 29, 2019 2:00 pm

Hi,

I'm using V-Carve Pro 9.512 (German). Now I've a Question to you:
In the Pocket toolpath I can use a "larger area clearance tool". In the "clear pocket" Parameters I can define a pocket allowance, maybe 0,3 mm. So far, so good.

Is ist possible to set a pocket allowance which is only for the "larger area clearance tool" (f.g. 0,3 mm) that way that the normal (main-) tool cuts these 0,3 mm at the end of this toolpath?

Roughing and finishing in one toolpath?

Maybe this is a Suggestion for an upcomming Version or update.

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Thomas
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Re: Pocket Toolpath / Pocket Allowance

Postby Adrian » Tue Jan 29, 2019 3:06 pm

The larger area tool cuts inside the area that the normal tool does so any pocket allowance on that part of the toolpath only would be wiped out by the normal tool cut except in a few circumstances.
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