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#1 westerfieldc

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:33 PM

Hello All, I feel stupid for asking this but here it goes.  I'm programming for a horizontal setup with top view facing down the tombstone with front as B00.  I have a countour that is at a angle 10 degrees off of 0, I'm expecting the tombstone to want to index 10 degress and mill a straight path in Z.  What I'm getting is a change in Z with no index,what am I forgetting?????

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Posted 27 April 2012 - 09:37 PM

you need to create a tool plane at 10 degrees.
the simplest way is the Planes/Rotate command

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 02:04 AM

Yes I don't know why I was fighting that idea.

Thanks for the help!

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Posted 28 April 2012 - 08:36 AM

Make certain you are rotating the toolplane and not setting it as a custom WCS (World Coordinate System).  B)