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by phred
Fri Oct 16, 2015 9:10 am
Forum: Cut2D - General
Topic: cutting disc
Replies: 16
Views: 6447

Re: cutting disc

hello wolffie

being a complete novice i assumed only the z axis would be involved in creating a tab

i.e. up cutter ,pause, down cutter .it seems nothing is that simple in cnc

phred
by phred
Thu Oct 15, 2015 10:07 am
Forum: Gadgets - General
Topic: My cnc unit has slight moves along Y axix
Replies: 1
Views: 1477

Re: My cnc unit has slight moves along Y axix

hello
i have had similar problems on my mill
i would suspect electrical interference ,this can originate from motors with brushes that are worn
also from electronic motor controllers , or just a loose connection.
is it a new machine or has the fault arisen after some use?
phred
by phred
Thu Oct 15, 2015 9:49 am
Forum: Cut2D - General
Topic: cutting disc
Replies: 16
Views: 6447

Re: cutting disc

hello all ah. bob were it that easy the gantry is driven by a single ball screw which is coupled to the gantry by a bridge piece bolted to the base of each side frame when adjusting you have loosen everything ,move one side frame and then re-tighten. i have however managed ,after several attempts ,t...
by phred
Sun Oct 11, 2015 10:57 am
Forum: Cut2D - General
Topic: cutting disc
Replies: 16
Views: 6447

Re: cutting disc

hello metalworkz yes,thats it i have tried various checks as you can see from previous posts following a suggestion from bravesoul i created a single circle in cut2d this translated as four arcs in mach3 when i cut the circle it was correct on the axes but oversize on one diagonal and undersize on t...
by phred
Sat Oct 03, 2015 3:33 pm
Forum: Cut2D - General
Topic: looking for videos cut2d drawings etc.
Replies: 13
Views: 5970

Re: looking for videos cut2d drawings etc.

look under examples for the widget drg this shows how to draw from scratch

phred
by phred
Fri Oct 02, 2015 5:12 pm
Forum: Cut2D - General
Topic: cutting disc
Replies: 16
Views: 6447

Re: cutting disc

hello toymaker no problem with squares i have cut squares of 500mm and the diagonals are as near equal as i can measure hello leo and bravesoul i have checked the calibration over 500mm on each axis and they are as near as i can measure with a steel rule i do suspect the machine as i said in an earl...
by phred
Wed Sep 30, 2015 9:21 am
Forum: Cut2D - General
Topic: cutting disc
Replies: 16
Views: 6447

Re: cutting disc

1968sh4.crv hello bravesoul that checks the dxf but does it check the code? sorry if thats a silly question but i am a complete novice at cnc although i have had the machine for some years i had so much trouble with it originally that i gave up on it i have only started again this year since i reti...
by phred
Mon Sep 28, 2015 5:55 pm
Forum: Cut2D - General
Topic: cutting disc
Replies: 16
Views: 6447

Re: cutting disc

hi fixitmike
squares are fine also individual holes e.g. a square with
a hole at each corner is ok it just seems to be circles
phred

hi bravesoul
did you create the circle from the dxf file or the list?
phred
by phred
Sun Sep 27, 2015 4:56 pm
Forum: Cut2D - General
Topic: cutting disc
Replies: 16
Views: 6447

cutting disc

1968SH4.dxf Profile 2 sh4.txt hello i have a problem i am trying to cut a 500mm dia disc from chipboard, but it comes out oval (sort of) by about 2 mm i have had three tries with different settings and adjustments but still the same error the dxf file and g-code list are attached in the hope that s...