Tuesday, March 16, 2010
Tags for profile operation
I have added the option to program tags in HeeksCNC for the profile operation, by ramping up and down over the tag while cutting the profile.
You can specify the width, angle and number of tags.
They are simply spaced evenly around the length of the profile.
I tested the toolpath by cutting a 20mmx20mm square in some wood.
I was able to cut through the tags with my penknife.
The first video shows a mistake. I had set z = 0 to be at the bottom of the block, instead of at the top of the block as programmed.