Post processor for Fusion 360 with Acorn

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Post processor for Fusion 360 with Acorn

Post by JLD »

Team,

Over the weekend I built a new control panel with an Acorn CNC control board setup for plasma cutting. I have everything tested and ready to run but I can't find a PP in Fusion 360 library for plasma cutting. I do all of my drawing in Fusion so it would be great to PP out of there. Is there a PP available for download. Any help will be greatly appreciated

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Re: Post processor for Fusion 360 with Acorn

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Re: Post processor for Fusion 360 with Acorn

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Thank you for the link. I see there are two choices to download. One that says Fusion Acorn Plasma and one that says PlasmaRotary. Is there any difference? Is one a newer version of the other one? Which one should I use for a 3 axis plasma table

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Re: Post processor for Fusion 360 with Acorn

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The Rotary Post is a Sheetcam Post.
The Fusion Post is the one you want.
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Re: Post processor for Fusion 360 with Acorn

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Awesome. I will give it a try tonight after work and post an update tomorrow.
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Re: Post processor for Fusion 360 with Acorn

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Update,

The Fusion Acorn Plasma PP worked great. Thank You
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Re: Post processor for Fusion 360 with Acorn

Post by Bak »

Is there a way to slow down holes to get better cuts with the fusion pp?
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Re: Post processor for Fusion 360 with Acorn

Post by Joey »

A Commanded Feedrate on the Circle after the M61 will work.
M61 will call the Profile Feedrate.
The Commanded Feedrate will need to be after the M61 Pierce cycle.
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