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What kind of tools should I use?

What kind of tools should I use?

Question: I know nothing about tools for CNC machines.  What kind are there, and what can I use them for? Answer: There is so much to learn about tooling when it comes to CNC machines, that it can really be overwhelming. Here we present just the basics as it pertains to a “rookies” classroom. There […]
The Basics: Tooling For CNC Machines

The Basics: Tooling For CNC Machines

There is so much to learn about tooling when it comes to CNC machines, that it can really be overwhelming. Here we present just the basics as it pertains to a “rookies” classroom. There are complete courses on these topics, but this should get you started First of all, We have put together a short […]
HOW DO I GET RID OF A SNIPE IN VERIFY?

HOW DO I GET RID OF A SNIPE IN VERIFY?

Question: Every time I verify my code in CNCMotion, a little snipe appears as if the tool is ramping into the part. It doesn’t do this when I run the program… What’s up? Answer: Well that’s an easy fix! Watch below!  134 total views
CNCMOTION: BAD ARC ERROR

CNCMOTION: BAD ARC ERROR

Question: I get a Bad Arc error when I try to verify a program in CNCmotion. What gives? Solution: One of two problems: You have the endpoint or arc center incorrect, OR you need to change the run settings. See the video below.  134 total views
THE STOCK IN CNCMOTION IS THE WRONG SIZE! HOW DO I CHANGE IT?

THE STOCK IN CNCMOTION IS THE WRONG SIZE! HOW DO I CHANGE IT?

Question: The stock in CNCmotion is the wrong size! How do I change it? Solution: This is an easy! Use the 3D Image menu! Watch the video below:  134 total views
Containers: Cool designs & example files!

Containers: Cool designs & example files!

Question: I am sick of making square or rectangular containers! Do you have any better ideas?  Solution: Who says your container has to be a 3″ x 2″ x 2″ box? What do you get when you ask master teachers for some of their best container project designs ever? These! A lot of these come […]
What's the Difference Between Climb and Conventional Cutting?

What's the Difference Between Climb and Conventional Cutting?

QUESTION: What is the difference between Climb & Conventional cutting? ANSWER: Milling tools can advance through the material so that the cutting flutes engage the material at maximum thickness and then decreases to zero. This is called Climb Milling. Cutting in the opposite direction causes the tool to scoop up the material, starting at zero thickness […]
What is Chip Load?

What is Chip Load?

QUESTION: What is Chip Load? ANSWER: Chip Load is defined as the thickness of material cutaway by each cutting tooth. See the explanation below in an excerpt from the downloadable powerpoint! CNJ CNC TOOLING BASICS    134 total views
HOW DO I USE LABELS IN ROBOCELL?

HOW DO I USE LABELS IN ROBOCELL?

Question: How do I use Labels in Robocell? Solution: A label is used when you want to give robocell a place to jump to in a program. A remark will not work! See below to learn what command to use to make a LABEL!    134 total views

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