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Hi Guys

 

see attached.

 

I'm programming a bore operation and when the tool finishes cutting it wants to rapid out thru the job.

 

I'm guessing this is a simple setting that I'm missing?

 

can anyone advise?

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Reference Points are your friend

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Thanks. where to find such things?

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first page of the tool path parameters

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Found it. thanks for your help!

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Looking at your picture, Either your stock is defined incorrectly or a previous operation is cutting away the walls of the part. 

Mastercam looks at the stock that is left after an operation and will exit the part the quickest way.  If you change things so that the stock updated correctly, the boring bar will retract without going through the wall.

And Master Gcode is right.  Reference points create a level of safety for approach and retraction.

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Colin Gilchrist taught me how to do a point operation in a free tutorial on his YouTube channel. Now I can put the tool wherever I want between operations to clear anything I need to. 

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