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by suntravel
Tue Sep 27, 2022 4:45 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Encloser fan control
Replies: 3
Views: 50

Re: Encloser fan control

You can use a simple fan controller. This needs no connection to Acorn.

Uwe
by suntravel
Tue Sep 27, 2022 3:35 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Reverse engineering with probing cycle
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: Reverse engineering with probing cycle

lavrgs wrote: Tue Sep 27, 2022 3:30 pm I found a post with a link to the Mold Magic Program https://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic. ... gic#p57914
Any words of wisdom before I load it up and try it?
that should work.....



... at your own risk :lol:

Uwe
by suntravel
Tue Sep 27, 2022 3:17 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Simultaneous 4 axis moves on a lathe
Replies: 29
Views: 1478

Re: Simultaneous 4 axis moves on a lathe

Should work to mill a star with C-axis....

But must tweak a PP for milling with negative X values.

Uwe
by suntravel
Tue Sep 27, 2022 2:20 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Reverse engineering with probing cycle
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Re: Reverse engineering with probing cycle

By the way mold magic runs with Win10 too. It is a great tool for jobs like this, under 60s work to generate an inverted file with different diameter mill an with roughing and finishing. Had some air cuts, but better 5min air cuts as working hours with meshmixer and fusion :lol: Air cuts came becaus...
by suntravel
Tue Sep 27, 2022 2:14 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Surface probe that generates height deltas
Replies: 3
Views: 80

Re: Surface probe that generates height deltas

cnckeith wrote: Mon Sep 26, 2022 6:06 pm i believe you can still use G code ripper... its all just g code?
Sure, this works, both with plain Grid probing files and with clean point cloud files :D

Uwe
by suntravel
Tue Sep 27, 2022 1:12 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Simultaneous 4 axis moves on a lathe
Replies: 29
Views: 1478

Re: Simultaneous 4 axis moves on a lathe

Wow. I thought you were a dyed in the wool hand coder! Be aware that if you hope to run 4th axis moves on a milling machine using Fusion 360, you can only use indexed moves ie no true simultaneous 4th axis moves. Unless you cough up for the ruinously expensive "extensions". I'm looking fo...
by suntravel
Tue Sep 27, 2022 1:07 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Simultaneous 4 axis moves on a lathe
Replies: 29
Views: 1478

Re: Simultaneous 4 axis moves on a lathe

Hi Stefan,

I use the build in encoder of the JMC servo, this works great ;)

Uwe
by suntravel
Sun Sep 25, 2022 6:00 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Reverse engineering with probing cycle
Replies: 6
Views: 110

Reverse engineering with probing cycle

Made a custom base for an natural sharpening stone.

No CAM used, but the old Centroid Mold Magic, that is easy and fast for such kind of job.



Uwe
by suntravel
Sat Sep 24, 2022 12:41 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Simultaneous 4 axis moves on a lathe
Replies: 29
Views: 1478

Re: Simultaneous 4 axis moves on a lathe

Cool, looks like a star challenge for lathes :D

I got a fusion 360 license yesterday ;)

Uwe
by suntravel
Thu Sep 22, 2022 4:28 pm
Forum: Success Stories
Topic: Day 11 and it runs....
Replies: 17
Views: 8101

Re: Day 11 and it runs....

Making knife blanks...



Uwe