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03-20-2012, 12:31 PM
can someone take a look at this gcode and tell me if it is right for a floating head? i can not get it to work in mach3 and im not sure if it is the code or the set up.

N0000 (Filename: z holder.tap)
N0010 (Post processor: MP1000-THC - scriber.scpost)
N0020 (Date: 3/18/2012)
N0030 G20 (Units: Inches)
N0040 F1
N0050 G53 G90 G40
N0060 (Part: z holder)
N0070 (Process: Outside Offset, 0, T1: Plasma, 0.065 in kerf)
N0080 G00 X1.3931 Y3.8291
N0090 G28.1 Z0.12 F19.685 (this causes z to go up .12 then zero's)?
N0100 G92 Z0.0
N0110 G00 Z0.7500
N0120 G92 Z0.0
N0130 G00 Z0.1500
N0140 M03
N0150 G04 P0.5
N0160 G01 Z0.0591 F5.0
N0170 G02 X1.5211 Y3.7011 I0.0000 J-0.1280 F28.0
N0180 G01 Y2.6462 F70.0
N0190 G02 X1.3361 I-0.0925 J-0.0000 F28.0
N0200 G01 Y4.3962 F70.0
N0210 G02 X1.5211 I0.0925 J0.0000 F28.0
N0220 G01 Y3.7011 F70.0
N0230 M05
N0240 G00 Z0.5000
N0250 X1.3993 Y7.3298
N0260 Z0.1500
N0270 M03
N0280 G04 P0.5
N0290 G01 Z0.0591 F5.0
N0300 G02 X1.5273 Y7.2018 I0.0000 J-0.1280 F28.0
N0310 G01 Y6.1465 F70.0
N0320 G02 X1.3423 I-0.0925 J0.0000 F28.0
N0330 G01 Y7.8965 F70.0
N0340 G02 X1.5273 I0.0925 J0.0000 F28.0
N0350 G01 Y7.2018 F70.0
N0360 M05
N0370 G00 Z0.5000
N0380 X-0.1925 Y5.7922
N0390 G28.1 Z0.12 F19.685 (this one references at my .5 rapid clearence)
N0400 G92 Z0.0
N0410 G00 Z0.7500
N0420 G92 Z0.0
N0430 G00 Z0.1500
N0440 M03
N0450 G04 P0.5
N0460 G01 Z0.0591 F5.0
N0470 G02 X-0.0325 Y5.9522 I0.1600 J-0.0000 F28.448
N0480 G01 X0.0000 F70.0
N0490 X0.2500
N0500 G02 X0.6518 Y5.5978 I-0.0000 J-0.4050
N0510 G01 Y0.0000
N0520 G03 X0.6843 Y-0.0325 I0.0325 J0.0000 F28.0
N0530 G01 X2.1843 F70.0
N0540 G03 X2.2168 Y0.0000 I0.0000 J0.0325 F28.0
N0550 G01 Y7.6486 F70.0
N0560 G02 X2.6195 Y8.0106 I0.4027 J-0.0431
N0570 G01 X2.8695
N0580 G03 X2.9020 Y8.0431 I0.0000 J0.0325 F28.0
N0590 G01 Y8.5431 F70.0
N0600 G03 X2.8695 Y8.5756 I-0.0325 J0.0000 F28.0
N0610 G01 X0.6843 F70.0
N0620 G03 X0.6518 Y8.5431 I0.0000 J-0.0325 F28.0
N0630 G01 Y6.5172 F70.0
N0640 X0.0000
N0650 G03 X-0.0325 Y6.4847 I0.0000 J-0.0325 F28.0
N0660 G01 Y5.9847 F70.0
N0670 Y5.9522
N0680 (Process: Set variable switchOffset = 0.75 in)
N0690 M05
N0700 G00 Z0.5000
N0710 X0.0000 Y0.0000

03-27-2012, 07:49 AM
what about the question mark on line n0090.... I don't believe that will work.