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Climb milling with sketchucam

Discussion in 'CAD' started by Frederic Goddeeris, Oct 11, 2014.

  1. Frederic Goddeeris

    Frederic Goddeeris Journeyman
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    I am a bit confused about the use_pocket_cw and use_plunge_cw settings. They seem to be related to climb milling, but do not seem (and the name suggests that) to influence the direction of the inside and outside cuts.
    Can I do climb milling with sketchucam?

    Thanks,
    Frederic
     
  2. David the swarfer

    David the swarfer OpenBuilds Team
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    POCKET and PLUNGE they say, and that is what they affect (-:
    inside and outside direction is affected by the 'overhead gantry' setting, so try that both ways.
     
  3. Frederic Goddeeris

    Frederic Goddeeris Journeyman
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    Indeed, that works, thanks :thumbsup:
     

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