Tabs and the plunge speed

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Tabs and the plunge speed

Postby Jason Marsha » Sat Nov 04, 2006 9:04 pm

I had a small issue when cutting tabs a few minutes ago. The plunge rate to form the second side of the tab was too fast, when I checked, VCarve had not adjusted the plunge rate and therefore it was plunge cutting the other side of the tab at the feed rate.

Is this going to be changed for the next version?


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Postby BrianM » Wed Nov 08, 2006 2:00 pm

Hi Jason,

Sorry for the delay in replying - I missed the post originally.

I've now logged this as a bug and will change it for the next version so that the plunge at the end of the tab will be done at the 'plunge' feed rate. I will leave the 'plunge' side of 3D tabs as normal feedrate.

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Postby Jason Marsha » Wed Nov 08, 2006 9:04 pm

Thanks Brian, that change would be great.

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Postby Jeff E. » Sun Nov 26, 2006 2:40 pm

BrianM wrote:Hi Jason,

Sorry for the delay in replying - I missed the post originally.

I've now logged this as a bug and will change it for the next version so that the plunge at the end of the tab will be done at the 'plunge' feed rate. I will leave the 'plunge' side of 3D tabs as normal feedrate.

Regards

Brian


Brian,

Any chance you can make the end of the 3D tab at plunge rate also? Or selectable? I use tabs a great deal in metal cutting and have trouble breaking end mills at the end of tabs. After reading this thread I have switched to 3D tabs but still occasionally break an end mill unless I slow the feedrate way down.

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