Welcome to Our Community

Some features disabled for guests. Register Today.

Z Probe - actions

Discussion in 'Control Software' started by DavidCNC2017, Mar 29, 2021.

  1. DavidCNC2017

    Builder

    Joined:
    Nov 3, 2016
    Messages:
    61
    Likes Received:
    23
    Hello,

    Sorry for this may be easy question. Have never try Probe functionality in Openbuilds Control and do not want to break the bit or even something worse because of wrong action.

    I am going to try Z - Probe (only), using the dedicated plate. The plate thickness is 19 mm.
    So, I perform the probe circle using Openbuilds control soft which is ended that after finding (contacting) probe surface the bit goes up by several mm, probably 5 mm and stops on the 24 mm.

    My Z working coordinate shows Z= 24 mm.

    What is the next action? Should I lower the bit by 24 mm, executing appropriate G code command, and push the button "zero xyz" on the screen before running my G-code

    or

    I can run my G-code without lowering the bit by 24 mm down, in case the control's soft already knows that it should lower it by itself before execution of the G-code.

    Do not know if I describe the question clearly.
     
  2. Peter Van Der Walt

    Peter Van Der Walt OpenBuilds Team
    Staff Member Moderator Builder Resident Builder

    Joined:
    Mar 1, 2017
    Messages:
    10,180
    Likes Received:
    3,255
    If it shows 24mm, and is 24mm above zero, that's correct after all. You can use the GOTO zero buttons to check
     

Share This Page

  1. This site uses cookies to help personalise content, tailor your experience and to keep you logged in if you register.
    By continuing to use this site, you are consenting to our use of cookies.
    Dismiss Notice