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About lowcountrycamo

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  1. I always use a spring pass. I wonder if it is a waste of time. I am programming some ti 6al-v4 parts and I am thinking spring passes might be detrimental to tool life. I program mostly 5x trunnion work. Thanks, sreve austin
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    Endless C-Axis Swiveling

    What do you mean by vector programming? I am intrigued!
  3. lowcountrycamo

    Slot on C axis

    You could use the 5 axis haas post. Will need to delete g187. G43.4 is for head head machines. Not needed here.
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    cannot get morph between 2 curves to undercut help!

    I read that morph between 2 curves will undercut but I cannot make that happen, Is there a setting I am not aware of? Thanks.
  5. I am doing a cross hole deburr. Flowline wont do it as shank hits. I need 5x deburr. Thanks
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    Translate Stock Model

    What I have done is create stl, save, then import to level with model curves. Then move Stl and curves together so there is geometry to dynamically translate and snap to fixtures, etc. Although I read 2019 can select edges of pmesh now.
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    2019 when mirrored a part my planes fliped in z 180

    I was using c and t planes. I did notice that the planes where created from geometry that was mirrored if that had any effect on it.
  8. I just moved to 2019. Today when I mirrored my part about y using local WCS, not system Top,. My planes where immediately flipped in z 180 degrees. The worst part was after I rotated them back they flipped again making all my ops go red. Is this a new functionality in 2019? I work in aerospace so I have to mirror every part I do. Has anyone seen this? Thanks steve A
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    quantity of programmers required rule of thumb?

    We have 18 mills, 9 are 5 x. We make mostly air frame parts and do about 80% repeat. Its myself and to others. They are nearing retirement and don’t get in a hurry to do anything. I am younger, much more driven and was recently made lead. Hence I do most of the new work. They handle mostly re-work of vintage programs to move to newer machines. They run catia. I of coarse us mcam. Guess which software management likes better?
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    Why do These 5X drill ops crash?

    I had not until now. Today that would be money well spent
  11. lowcountrycamo

    Why do These 5X drill ops crash?

    So drilling both holes in one op does fix the real crash in post, but now shows the crash in verify. Errr!
  12. lowcountrycamo

    Why do These 5X drill ops crash?

    I think that made it worse.
  13. lowcountrycamo

    Why do These 5X drill ops crash?

    This program contains 2 5x drill paths 180 degrees apart. Posted separately they are fine but when posted together, when the second drill op starts it goes through part, then back up, then drills where it should. I guess this needs some 5x linking but why? This is not a criticism, I just want to understand why, and where to look out for this. My verify does not wipe out the part as it usually does with 5x crashes like this. Thank you, Steve A 5X DRILL CRASH.MIN 5X DRILL CRASH.mcam 5X DRILL CRASH.ZIP
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    Could something in the diagnostic parameters. Those must come from mtb or like machines
  15. Collin, it did get rid of the error but did not post past the tool change. I am unsing mcam 2018. This program uses the parallel utility transform rotation if that helps. Thanks guys, Steve % O0000(1159LM41008-11 OP 1 AND 2) (31-08-18 - 06:18) ( T13 | 3/8 BALL ENDMILL FINISH TOOL .875LOC 1.CLR | H13 ) G17 G40 G80 G90 G15 H01 ( FINISH CORNER RADIUS ) N13 T13 M6 ( 3/8 BALL ENDMILL FINISH TOOL .875LOC 1.CLR | TOOL - 13 | DIA. OFF. - 13 | LEN. - 13 | TOOL DIA. - .375 ) G0 G90 X-.863 Y.6614 S5800 M3 G56 H13 Z1. M8 M5 M9 G00 G90 Z20. M30 %

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