View Full Version : foam cutting in emc (preview work)

12-09-2011, 12:28 PM
A guy on IRC (#EMC on freenode.net) has been working on adding wirecutting preview in emc.

Looks pretty cool (I have no experience with wire cutters)

emc2 Linuxcnc FoamCutting Modification xyuv Final - YouTube


02-17-2012, 03:36 AM
looks cool

05-05-2012, 08:33 AM
I did this !!! :wave:

Hi im the Linuxcnc devel for Foamcutting XYUV im German
there are files around but its already in the 2.6.pre git includet
see my channel hit on the more vieos button and see the rest
there is also a new Feather for the 1500 free availablel Airfoils for XY and XYUV 2profile cutter

here is my webside for working with this feature styrocut 5Axis (http://mechmo.de/styrocat.html)
if you search this forum here you can find also the modifiucatiion files !!!

05-06-2012, 08:15 AM
From now on it will be in the git master to get this do this
#How to get foamlinuxcnc XY UV
# clone the master to your Harddrive
# foamlinuxcnc is the foldername free of choce

git clone git://git.linuxcnc.org/git/emc2.git foamlinuxcnc

#when finised downloading files around 50MB
# jump into the folder
cd foamlinuxcnc
cd src
# for simulation or non rtapi ./configure --enable-run-in-place --enable-simulator
./configure --enable-run-in-place
#this may take a while
cd ..
. scripts/rip-environment

# in sim there is a axis-foam and then load foam.ngc from the ncfiles ref the mashine and press R
we now also have acess to the G2 on this
G2 r x y u v will make radiaus on the XY plane while the uv hats strait