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Mplmaster - Master G-Code Post - Version X7

About This File

Mplmaster is based on CNC Software's master lathe post - Mplfan - but offers additional features.


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Special Features

  • X7 specific parameter updates to maintain previous functionality
  • X coolant support
  • X comment support
  • Compatible with machine def changes for machine configurations
    • Y-axis
    • C-axis and required output type

    [*]File header tool table

    [*]Sets work offset style in post, not in Misc Values

    [*]G12.1, G07.1 output format

    [*]G12.1 paths don't need to start at C0, approach with X and C then z

    [*]Cross mill from top or front plane

    [*]Part transfer with spindle synch

    [*]Spindle synch roughed in

    [*]Indexing mode setup

    [*]Lathe and Mill drill cycles setup, longhand output for drill and peck (No G81/G82)

    [*]Enhanced tapping

    [*]Type 1 and Type 2 G71 roughing support

    [*]Feed G code at toolchange

    [*]End Constant Surface Speed paths with RPM output

    [*]Mill/Drill feed in Unit/Rev support

    [*]Canned threading options

    • thdang = rad2deg$ * thdangle$ #lead-in angle
    • thdang = rad2deg$ * thda1$ #half of the thread angle
    • thdang = rad2deg$ * thda2$ #thread angle (full included angle)

    [*]Forced R output for arcs in G07.1

    [*]Clamp and Brake code output with overrides

    [*]G28/G30 home select

    [*]Addressed - cross cutting operation with rotary axis turned on, post output matches backplot

    [*]Addressed - full arc moves on face with rotary axis turned on


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This the lathe post I base nearly all my lathe posts on. WAY cleaner than the standard default MC post.

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