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by suntravel
Mon Nov 28, 2022 1:01 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Homing & Limit Switch UNSOLVED MYSTERY! <solved>
Replies: 83
Views: 621

Re: Homing & Limit Switch UNSOLVED MYSTERY! <solved>

...... My guess is your Z axis is slipping down when power is removed, and Acorn has no clue about this. My guess is hard stop of Z is 0.375" above the home sensor and after e-stop the gas struts are pushing to the hard stop. After releasing e-stop Acorn gets this new Z 0 position. If the sens...
by suntravel
Sun Nov 27, 2022 4:49 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Homing & Limit Switch UNSOLVED MYSTERY! <solved>
Replies: 83
Views: 621

Re: Homing & Limit Switch UNSOLVED MYSTERY! <solved>

Who had thought you consider a tool change is a emergency situation :shock:

Uwe
by suntravel
Sun Nov 27, 2022 3:52 pm
Forum: Machining Strategies. Work Holding, Tool Path, Cutters, Feeds/Speeds etc.
Topic: Sub routines
Replies: 8
Views: 42

Re: Sub routines

I prefer to write macros and call them with G65.

Example is here:

https://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=66&t=7870

Uwe
by suntravel
Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:09 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: CNC Lathe Spindle Wont Move
Replies: 2
Views: 24

Re: CNC Lathe Spindle Wont Move

Hi Izabelle,

this is not sufficient information to help you.

Pls read : https://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=1043

Uwe
by suntravel
Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:07 pm
Forum: Machining Strategies. Work Holding, Tool Path, Cutters, Feeds/Speeds etc.
Topic: Sub routines
Replies: 8
Views: 42

Re: Sub routines

The subprogramm# must be in the range O9100 - O9999.cnc to be called with M98

13.27 in the Mill Manual.

Uwe
by suntravel
Sun Nov 27, 2022 10:13 am
Forum: Machining Strategies. Work Holding, Tool Path, Cutters, Feeds/Speeds etc.
Topic: Macro for Diamond Knurls
Replies: 1
Views: 23

Macro for Diamond Knurls

Short macro for milling Diamond Knurls



Uwe
by suntravel
Sun Nov 27, 2022 8:28 am
Forum: Machining Strategies. Work Holding, Tool Path, Cutters, Feeds/Speeds etc.
Topic: Reasons for reverse spindle on a lathe.
Replies: 7
Views: 33

Re: Reasons for reverse spindle on a lathe.

Sure this works, Z-axis is following the pulses from the encoder.

You can add a time delay in M3/4 macros, or code to make sure the spindle speed is 0.

Uwe
by suntravel
Sun Nov 27, 2022 2:31 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Homing & Limit Switch UNSOLVED MYSTERY! <solved>
Replies: 83
Views: 621

Re: Homing & Limit Switch UNSOLVED MYSTERY! <solved>

....... One question. Every time I perform a tool change with my power drawbar, as the drawbar is activated, a relay breaks the E-Stop circuit for safety. Could this be causing a problem? .....- Thanks... Richard Yes it does. It is recommended to re-home after E-Stop. If you are concerned about saf...
by suntravel
Sat Nov 26, 2022 3:54 pm
Forum: Machining Strategies. Work Holding, Tool Path, Cutters, Feeds/Speeds etc.
Topic: Centroid Mill Turn PP for fusion 360 (WIP)
Replies: 6
Views: 84

Re: Centroid Mill Turn PP for fusion 360 (WIP)

New Version, tested for 2 live tools axial, radial and front/rear approach and turning. Works for gang tooling also, makes long vectors, short files. Nxxxx blocks are only written for tool changes to use easy search/run on Acorn. File size for this part with engraving now is unter 4000 lines (starte...