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  1. Hello and thank you. I downloaded the Tombstone Sample file and it has no toolpaths?
  2. So WCS stays Center of Rotation but you can then set a Top T/C Plane on the part? How is this Handled on the Machine? It's been a long time since I ran and programmed for a Horizontal and I have a new Mori NHX arriving next month. The centre of pallet rotation would be hard wired into the machine is that G54? Then if I set a T/C plane on the part what would the G5? be in the posted code? Any chance you could send me a Horizontal file to see how you go about it? Thank you
  3. Correct me if I'm wrong but say I set my WCS to Center of the pallet rotation and I face the part as it sits in Mastercam. Say it might be Z350. Then if the Billet was a little short in its height and the billet did not face, wouldn't I have to re-program everything again in Mastercam? My concern is second OP's where I might have to set a WCS off a machined feature from OP1. My Other Question is to Get B0 are you using Front or Top T/C Plane? Thank you.
  4. Do you use TOP WCS and Front T/C Plane for B0? Do you leave your WCS at the Centre of rotation of the B-axis? I just bought a Mori NHX 4000 with G68.2 so I can set my WCS anywhere.
  5. The Machine Sim reads the G91 G28 Z0. at the end of NC file but not during cutting. G91 G28 Z0. (DOES NOT WORK) G00 G90 B90. X148.5 Y542.861 . . . M05 G91 G28 Z0. (THIS WORKS) G28 Y0. B0. G90 M30 %
  6. The code is good it has a G28 Z0, Before the B axis rotation. G00 Z165.833 G91 G28 Z0. G00 G90 B90. X148.5 Y542.861 How do I get the machine Sim to read the Z Home move?
  7. I have tried the Integer #4 on and off but when I ran machine sim the machine crashes when going from B0 to B90.
  8. Hi guys when using the MP Master Horizontal post is there a way to get the z axis to home before each B axis rotation? Like when I use my 5-axis posts the Z axis will retract to home position before a 3+2 move. Also what does the Misc Integer # 4 (Safe Index) do? Thank you.
  9. I have a UMC 750 SS and the first machine delivered was taken back as it was not accurate and covered in rust. The second machine has had th spindle replaced, Z axis ball screw replaced, the transformer replaced, the B and C axis clamping updated, the air conditioner in the electrical cabinet replaced. I will never buy another HAAS. The next 5-axis I bought was DMG MORI DMU 50 and it's amazing.
  10. Tool call 0 will empty the spindle? Yes you need to lengths in the Tool Table.
  11. Hi guys I'm playing with MPMASTER for a Horizontal and I noticed that if I post toolpaths programmed with Font T/C plane I don't get a B0 in the posted code. If I translate rotate the front toolpath 90 I then get a B0 and B90 output in the code. Why is there no B0 if I just toolpath using the Front T/C Plane? Thank you
  12. Hi guys it's been about 12 years since I programmed a Horizontal. I am looking at a Mori NHX 4000. I'm currently looking at programming some exsisting parts I run on my DMU 50 onto the Mori Horizontal. I have downloaded the MPMASTER which uses Top WCS and Front T/C Plane for B0. Which is how I used to program a Horizontal. Is this still the preferred method? My reseller gave me a Machine sim for the Mori Horizontal but it uses Top for B0. Is there a way I can change the Machine sim Machine so I can test it with the MPMASTER an the way the post works with front at B0? I can't currently run Machine sim because of the conflict between the post using Front for B0 and the machine sim wanting B0 to be Top. If I use the generic Horizontal Machine sim supplied with Mastercam it all works. But I want to make sure everything for the Mori will be OK before I purchase it. Thank you.
  13. I installed update 1 today and now colors is not working in setup sheets See pics below of coloured setup sheet from yesterday and today with update 1 Yesterdays Setup Sheet 2022 Update 1 Setup Sheet
  14. I have same issues going into the tool manger via the tool path right click tool manager and it only shows thread mills. The filter is not working If you use the Tool manager via the main screen it filters correctly I have sent this to QC
  15. I just read Sandvik now own CNC Software. Popcorn

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