Cross hatch onto 3d model in Aspire 4?

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lpcsales
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Cross hatch onto 3d model in Aspire 4?

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Just discovered the quick engrave function. I see some serious possibilities with this, but I need to find out if it is possible to project the cross hatch tool path onto a 3d model. I don't see an option in the dialog for projection onto 3d model like in all of the other tool path options.
Any help would be very appreciated.
Dave
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Re: Cross hatch onto 3d model in Aspire 4?

Post by Adrian »

No you can't project onto 3D with that toolpath.

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Re: Cross hatch onto 3d model in Aspire 4?

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I was afraid of that.

Thanks for the help!
Dave
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Re: Cross hatch onto 3d model in Aspire 4?

Post by 4DThinker »

Although you can't map an engrave toolpath to a 3D surface, it wouldn't be hard to replicate what that toolpath does with a couple of line segment arrays, profiling ON the line, and then mapping it to your surface.

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