View Full Version : Need Help! Trouble With Modifying Mpost

04-01-2011, 01:03 AM
I need to Change the drill cycle to suit my machine But it is not working out. Here Is what I need the drill cycle to look like

P01 -.125 P02 -.500 P03 -.050 P04 1 P05 30

P01 = r plane has to be a negative
P02 = total hole depth also negative (zdepth?)
p03 = peck amaount also negative ( vbite?)
p04 = dwell time in seconds
p05 = feedrate no decimal 30 = 3.0 ipm

This is a peck cycle G83 on my machine. For a regular drill with no peck
the P03 need to be the same as P02.

any help would be appreciated

04-01-2011, 08:19 AM
What operation are you selecting inside surfcam?? The reason i ask is that your post has two G83 cycles in it and they are both different. Also if you could include what it is posting out and what you want the code to look like its easier to troubleshoot.

04-02-2011, 02:22 AM
I am using a drill cycle. The first is a spot drill then a drill cycle. .300 for depth of drill cycle. My Machine uses G83 for spot drill, drill, and peck cycle.
I Atached what i get. Here is what it is suposed to look like

Drill Cycle

N40 t1 g17 s2000 (tool call)
n50 g83 p01 -.100 p02 -.300 p03 -.300 p04 0 p05 100 (cycle)
n60 x.500 y.500 m03 (position in x and y)
n70 z.100 m99 (position to clearance call cycle)
n80 x-.500 m99 (move to second hole call cycle)


04-04-2011, 10:44 AM
I have your post modified. Send me a email to goojoee@dunwoody.edu and i will send it to you.:cheers:

04-04-2011, 11:05 PM
Thanks Joe!!!! You gave me a huge step in the right Direction. I just finished the fine tuning. I couldn't see how t do it at first. After Looking at the same thing for hours you sometimes get tunnel vision.