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Depending on the size of the preview you want you might have to use a 1/8 endmill or even larger to have vectric remove the cut portions of the preview. You will have to adjust as necessary to be able to view. You can adjust the scale smaller sometimes if it is a complicated design.
- Sun Sep 06, 2020 12:36 pm
- Forum: Cut2D - General
- Topic: Plasma Cutting Module
- Replies: 15
- Views: 995
list it as an Endmill Plasma .040 dia, or whatever the cut size of your plasma width for that cutting tip and amperage., Since Vectric is a pixel based program, you will not be able to see your cut on a larger piece that is cut because the line is too small. You will have to shrink the size of the p...
MACH 3 has been fine for me I have different kind of machines running it, my suggestion is to run an ethernet controller instead of a USB or parallel port. Speeds things up and runs smoother. Most problems with MACH 3 were window settings.
- Thu Aug 09, 2018 12:10 pm
- Forum: Control Software related questions
- Topic: Problem with Mach3
- Replies: 16
- Views: 5135
Are you running a smooth stepper or something similar? If running a USB the problem like that is with windows, it is a way that windows refreshes the USB. The ethernet version runs much smoother and no refresh of memory issues. You might also turn off all windows update, and power saving that window...
- Fri Apr 14, 2017 1:47 pm
- Forum: Hardware related questions
- Topic: New spindle but inverter question
- Replies: 2
- Views: 1416
Everything should work fine, the 4 kw will just set the maximum amp draw to 4KW, which would make your spindle 4 KW instead of 4.5 KW.
- Mon Oct 10, 2016 12:04 pm
- Forum: Aspire - General
- Topic: Smoothing a textured surface
- Replies: 20
- Views: 3278
My Next Engine did me a fine job for about 2 years, it has been on the shelf boxed up for the past year. This thread reminds me that I will probably not use it again, I have kept it for a spare. If someone wants to buy it send me a private email, it has all of the extra software tools with it, CAD T...
- Fri May 06, 2016 11:49 am
- Forum: VCarve - Tips and Tricks
- Topic: Customized Parts
- Replies: 4
- Views: 2546
When you use a lot of layers, you can accidentally be on the wrong layer and make a change and lose some data or make a change yo do not want. I would make a folder for these, then make the changeable side, save it, change the file to read only in properties, make a shortcut to the desktop for that ...