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by gravirozo
Wed Nov 30, 2011 6:01 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Project on tooLpath problems
Replies: 13
Views: 4612

Re: Project on tooLpath problems

some endmills, with long or deep reach.. since you want to make only a cleaning cut, they should work for you http://bitsbits.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_71&products_id=104 http://bitsbits.com/index.php?main_page=product_info&cPath=2_85&products_id=368 there are many other manufactu...
by gravirozo
Wed Nov 30, 2011 4:48 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Project on tooLpath problems
Replies: 13
Views: 4612

Re: Project on tooLpath problems

mark without entering an exhaustive comparison between generaly known cam programs and aspire.. shortly the two type program working differently.. what you try to perform, called pencil milling or leftover machining.. they are not offered really with aspire... some sideways are there, but not same l...
by gravirozo
Tue Nov 29, 2011 6:14 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Project on tooLpath problems
Replies: 13
Views: 4612

Re: Project on tooLpath problems

mark it was discussed a few times before.. imagine, your endmill is flat on its bottom, and you sending on a path along a hillside.. the toolcenter follow the surface.. so edge will cut into the surface.. this function working well with ballendmill, or vcarving text into a surface, where slopes are ...
by gravirozo
Mon Nov 28, 2011 10:40 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: deep bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 5708

Re: deep bowl

have you got forward more? file you posted a little confusing... from outline you can use the virtual tools i mentioned.. also if you looking for this post you can see james booth made some demo on the user group, some one who visited migth help you... http://www.vectric.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=27...
by gravirozo
Sun Nov 27, 2011 4:00 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: align along vectors
Replies: 4
Views: 2099

Re: align along vectors

red line is the auxillary vector
by gravirozo
Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:51 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: align along vectors
Replies: 4
Views: 2099

Re: align along vectors

michael im not sure you see objects will be copied with their center along on a vector so if you like to stand these triangles, then you need to make an offset, with a value tha triangle heigth per 2 and youll copy on this auxillary vector the triangles, or spikes.. that way the triangles will stand...
by gravirozo
Sun Nov 27, 2011 1:18 pm
Forum: Aspire - Tips and Tricks
Topic: align along vectors
Replies: 4
Views: 2099

Re: align along vectors

michael try to turn horizontal, or vertical position the part you want to copy along... i made earlier two post, about chain and about rope... http://www.vectric.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=29&t=9691&p=68085& about chain and about rope http://www.vectric.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=2&t=6444 when i drew ...
by gravirozo
Sat Nov 26, 2011 6:51 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: deep bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 5708

Re: deep bowl

im not sure it visible so well, so i made an additional picture without the plane


that auxilary level has a zero thickness and only for help to toolpathing..
model has a 0.75 wallthickness
in cut3d need to set two sided macining top-bottom
by gravirozo
Sat Nov 26, 2011 5:30 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: deep bowl
Replies: 14
Views: 5708

Re: deep bowl

i made some bowls creating virtual tools.. first need to figure the profile of the bowl.. in this example i calculated with 3 inch tall and 7inch wide material.. the red lines are on separated layer, and you can create a virtual profile tool with them.. for outside need one, and for inside two tool....
by gravirozo
Fri Nov 25, 2011 7:03 pm
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Combine 3D models.
Replies: 20
Views: 4506

Re: Combine 3D models.

leo hope you had a great thanksgiving, and wish all had. yes accutrans more than its price suggest.. on another day i had some mail with its author and he started programming in th eage of amigas :-) so thats why program knows more than it looking first.. there are two menu for modifying models.. me...
by gravirozo
Thu Nov 24, 2011 2:59 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Combine 3D models.
Replies: 20
Views: 4506

Re: Combine 3D models.

leo some directions, or thougths i experienced... others migth have different.. small machine will produce (generally) small profit.. large machine can profit large.. simple works, and quantity also a point.. so all above i think at least a 4x4 machine, so you can place a full sheet on.. new feature...
by gravirozo
Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:56 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Combine 3D models.
Replies: 20
Views: 4506

Re: Combine 3D models.

leo i know youre expert of cnc that was the reason i suggested this subtitution.. the cut3d preview shows it will be cut as ONE model... will not cut into the higher placed model the two overlapped stl actually two model, however as i mentioned, cut3d will see only the highest point... means cut3d c...
by gravirozo
Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:30 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: Combine 3D models.
Replies: 20
Views: 4506

Re: Combine 3D models.

have you tried?
unfortunately, vectorart3d site is down... after website again up, you can download in stl format models you purchased..

hope you get trough with this...


best regard
viktor
by gravirozo
Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:24 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: saving rotary STL
Replies: 7
Views: 2417

Re: saving rotary STL

john i try to show you what issue coming up when you try to unwrap your triangle post im guessing of your description it is a equal sided triangle with rounded corners on one side i made a sink as represent the circle diameter the red shaded area ""invisible"" for wrapping... the sink edge will be c...
by gravirozo
Thu Nov 24, 2011 12:15 am
Forum: Aspire - General
Topic: 3D import Issue- STL and IGES files enlarged?
Replies: 19
Views: 6412

Re: 3D import Issue- STL and IGES files enlarged?

eliot thank you for follow ups... i hope you get trough with this issue.. as i mentioned earlier, aspire represent well the 3d models... the modeling side of aspire very great for organic models.. i can say, without aspire i could not make models i made... this effect actually not a real issue, when...