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  1. Need help to understand how to use the tool axis limits on 5 axis programs. Tried to figure the logic on keeping my C axis constrained to 0-180 degrees and at the same time limit A axis to 0-90 degrees. Having limits on the x and y axis does not translate well into rotation limits of two rotating axis. I have managed to control one tool path through trial and error (not a good way to understand the kinematics of the limits) but when programming the very same tool path but mirrored (y axis) I cant seem to archive the same result. The A axis is easy enough to understand and control, but how x and y limits control c axis is the issue. And I have not found a good explanation on how limiting x and y will provide controlling c axis.

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