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Strange move on flowline toolpath

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Im just doing a simple flowline toolpths spiral with a ball endmill.  Same toolpaths work fine on other parts of the model but for some reason i get this strange move on this radius.  Why?  Is there a setting to change to get rid of it?

 

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43 minutes ago, Programinator said:

Im just doing a simple flowline toolpths spiral with a ball endmill.  Same toolpaths work fine on other parts of the model but for some reason i get this strange move on this radius.  Why?  Is there a setting to change to get rid of it?

 

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You could try changing the stepover from stepdown to across, most likely the surface has a defect I would just sweep a new surface.

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1 minute ago, content creator said:

You could try changing the stepover from stepdown to across, most likely the surface has a defect I would just sweep a new surface.

Thats what i did.  just wondering if it was even more simple than that.  thanks

 

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you could try a tighter arc filter tolerance, maybe change the default .001" total tolerance to .0001 and see if it eliminates it. 

 

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20 hours ago, JoshC said:

you could try a tighter arc filter tolerance, maybe change the default .001" total tolerance to .0001 and see if it eliminates it. 

I sometimes am able to eliminate unwanted moves by either increasing or decreasing the total tolerance value.

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That is what drives me nuts, it appears to see a gap in the surface. Did you increase the gap setting? Or just do a swept path 

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