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Where do I get Robocell and CNCmotion for CTI 2016?

Question:

Where do I get the software for Robocell and CNCmotion before I go to CTI?  

Answer:

In the “CIM Readiness Training LMS.  Just log into MyPLTW and find the course titles Computer Integrated Manufacturing Readiness training, and follow these directions:
Once you are in the course, scroll down and click on the link circled below: 2software









           

Then scroll down again, and viola! It’s right there! 2 soft3                  

















Just click on those two links and it will take you to a PDF with directions on how to download and install! Continue Reading

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!

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WHERE IS MY 3D MACHINE IN CNCMOTION?

Question:

My CNC machine window in CNCmotion is missing and I cannot get it back!

CNC_MachineMissing

Answer:

You are probably using the wrong software. When you get CNCmotion, you actually get two programs. CNCmotion; which is used to simulate machining on the students computers, and CNCbase, which is used to actually runon the machine attached to the computer. Because it is attached, CNCbase does not have a 3D simulation component.

Look in the upper corner of the software (see below) and if it says CNCbase, remove it and install CNCmotion.
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HOW DO I PUT A NEW TOOL INTO CNCMOTION?

Question:

I get an error in CNCMotion because it can’t find a tool. How do I put tools into CNCmotion?

Solution:

You need to manually add all the tools in your library the first time you open CNCmotion. This is critical if you want to do multiple tool operations. Watch the video below:

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