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chessie
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fusion 360 pp and conversational programming

Post by chessie »

hi

i have acorn cnc12 lathe and fusion 360

im not up to speed with conversational yet

can anyone recommend a post processor for the lathe please ?

ref conversational

ive modelled the handle below in fusion to get a tool path from
the drawing is a bit "busy" but could somebody tell me the process for programming it conversationally in this instance

thanks

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Re: fusion 360 pp and conversational programming

Post by vw_chuck »

Just use the Centroid turning PP in Fusion 360. You will need to download it from the HSM database and put it on your machine.
You would really need to know what you are doing to do that part with the conversational program.
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Re: fusion 360 pp and conversational programming

Post by chessie »

thanks
i looked at the drawing and thought i wouldn't know where to start with conversational .

what is the hsm
database ?

cheers
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Re: fusion 360 pp and conversational programming

Post by vw_chuck »

When you open the post processor in Fusion down in the lower corner you will see a hyperlink to the HSM library. From there you can search for all turning processors under centroid. There is only one Centroid turning PP.
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Re: fusion 360 pp and conversational programming

Post by vw_chuck »

I misspoke. It is not the HSM library. It is the Fusion post processor library. I was thinking inventor which uses HSM library.
Here is a link
https://cam.autodesk.com/hsmposts?_ga=2 ... 1601478868
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Re: fusion 360 pp and conversational programming

Post by chessie »

thanks

i downloaded the .cps file centroid turn 2

i have a rear mounted quick change tool post

i have to change the post processor to reflect this
ongDescription = "Generic turning post for Centroid. Use Turret 0 for Positional Turret, Turret 101 for QCTP on X- Post, Turret 102 for QCTP on X+ Post, Turret 103 for Gang Tooling on X- Post, Turret 104 for Gang Tooling on X+ Tool Post.";


i presume i need turret 102

i opened the cps using a text editor but couldn't find which parameter to change

if you could help point me in the right direction that would be great
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Re: fusion 360 pp and conversational programming

Post by nicolasjolliet »

You don’t change the post processor for your tool/turret position. You enter the right turret number (102)
When you define the tool itself in the tool library, under the last tab (post processor), right below the tool number.
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