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    Re: AlphaCam 2015 - RadNest Update

    Hi,

    Here's a link to the correct version files...

    https://www.dropbox.com/transfer/AAAAAKwP9VbPYEfX67c3yEfF6GwIBKleNHJ1y5fRSLbxhKSj6vlUU6g

    Download and move to folder Program...
  2. Re: How to change the tool to a generated toolpath?

    Right click on the relevant tool path in the "Operations" tab on the Side Bar (Project Manager) then select "Edit" then click on "Change Tool" then select new tool from tool menu and left click with...
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    Re: hole drilling feature

    AlphaCam won't drill a hole thats not a full circle, just draw another circle at the centre of the semi circle to use just for drilling then hide it if it's in the way.
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    Re: close geometry

    You most probably also need to join the elements in your profile to create one continuous machinable profile using "Join" in the "Edit" Menu which should close the geometry.
    Click on "Edit" then...
  5. Re: Need professional advice- Alphacam+SCM+Homag

    Hi Alexsandr,

    You need to clear your PM inbox so you can receive more PM's

    Regards.
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    Re: siemens 810 mill post for alphacam

    Hi,

    Attached is a Post I wrote for a 3-axis OOYA Drill/Mill Bridge type machine with a Siemens 810M Control.
    There will be some machine specific code that might need changing to suit your...
  7. Re: Editing Alpha Standard 3 Ax Router post_part 2

    To suppress the comments set $540 section of Post from 0 (zero) to 1 (one)

    $540 Suppress Operations List, START and Comments in NC code (1 = yes, 0 = No)
    1

    unfortunately this also suppresses...
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    Re: Can you export FROM Alphacam

    Use the "Output Cad" option in the "Home" tab of later versions of AlphaCam ( can't recall where it is in earlier versions ), select "File Type" usually DXF for 2D or IGES, STL, Rhino for 3D.
    ...
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    Re: Editing Alpha Standard 3 Ax Router post

    Hi,

    The easiest way is to just hard code it in the Tool Cancel $70 section of the Post overwriting the existing N[N] M09 with

    N[N] G0 Z80 M9
    N[N] M5
    N[N] Y0
    N[N] M0

    or you could also set...
  10. Thread: alphacam v5

    by FrankCNC
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    Re: alphacam v5

    Goto Machine --> Tool Directions
    Select CW or CCW for Directions
    Select Outside, Inside, Left or Right for Side

    Then click on the Closed geometries you want to alter the tool...
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    Re: Morbidelli - Alphacam help...please

    My Apologies but that later Winxiso needs these 8 Dependencies in the same folder to work :(

    https://www.dropbox.com/sh/j0gr7x0tum5f8p9/AAAn8eO6kAlpR7-ErZADKxzia?dl=0
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    Re: Morbidelli - Alphacam help...please

    Hi,

    If you place code similar to the following in your AlphaCam Post Processor the WINXISO.exe will run after the post processing of the NC Code and place the .PGM file into the folder where you...
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    Re: Morbidelli - Alphacam help...please

    Hi,

    Save the .anc file as a .txt file and use WINXISO.exe to convert to .PGM

    Help File Link: https://www.dropbox.com/s/gxbhdtz76ub72zt/Convert%20program%20to%20PGM.rtf?dl=0

    Exe link: ...
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    Re: DAHLIH DMX-320 5 Axis Post

    Hi,
    It seems your Post is always outputting C as C[WAC-90] and since WAC is 0 on the XY Plane it will always output as -90 with that code.

    You can do something similar to the following code
    ...
  15. Re: Tool paths on letters help - getting the best edge inside tight corners

    Hi,

    The method I use for sharp corners in letters is either a V Carve type tool or small Ball Nose using AlphaCams Rough or Finish with Sloping Sides, the attached .jpg should give you enough...
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    Re: Toolholder displaying as 5 feet wide

    The most likely reason is that you have selected a Metric size Tool for machining an Imperial (Inch) workpiece.
    I believe in AlphaCam that 10.0 can be either 10mm or 10 inches, so if your...
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    Re: Editing PP to work better with ATC macro

    Hi,

    In the $1000 section of the Post create a variable

    FLAG_1 (6,0,0) '' Flag to enable/disable M6

    In the $10 section at the beginning of the Post set FLAG_1 to 1

    $LET FLAG_1 = 1
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    Re: alphacam to fanuc om post query

    Hi,

    Remove the % sign before [PROGNUM] and replace with an O or :

    I have had problems with downloading files to some older Fanuc controls with the % sign at the beginning of the program and...
  19. Re: Tool Length Offsets Using Right Angled Head

    Thanks heaps for the link and suggestions :) very informative

    The format you suggested didn't work, still only offsets the Z multiple times, unfortunately the 15M we have doesn't have the 6000...
  20. Tool Length Offsets Using Right Angled Head

    Hi,

    I'd like to use G43, G44 Tool Length Offsets for tools in a Right Angle Head working on the G18 and G19 Planes, the machine ia a Daewoo ACE-H100 with Fanuc 15MA Control. I've tried using...
    ...
  21. Re: Fanuc 6TB g71/g72 canned cycles not canceling U or W after finishing cycle

    Hi John,

    I have the exact same problem on one of the two Mori Seiki SL-7 machines we run, both have Fanuc 6T-B Controls and one works fine while the other increments the X or Z depending on which...
  22. Re: Post Processor Alphacam Osai 10 Multiax c113

    Try the 2 attached Posts I modified from your originals to see if either of them work, The code I generated in AlphaCam from these 2 Posts looks correct. Just remove the .txt extension :)

    Regards,
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    Re: AlphaCam V5 post for Mach 3

    Hi Michel,
    From your question I'm assuming you are machining in the G18 (X,Z) Plane, The Post you are using is more than likely only for the G17 (X,Y) Plane which is the default for standard 3-Axis...
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    Re: Post file that works with Gcode for syntec

    The Syntec Controls are normally compatible with the Fanuc 6M Post Processors as the G-Code is identical, the posts might need some tweaking in the Tool Change Section to match your machine and there...
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    Re: Modifying an Alhpacam post processor

    Hi Ron,

    What you done is correct but you also now have to write [CLT] with the square brackets in the lines of the post where you want the coolant to be activated,
    i.e. in the $20 Section
    N[N]...
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    Re: Need help with 5 axis simple problem

    Hi João,

    Can't open attached zip file, just goes to another screen with a blank .gif image...

    Regards,
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    Re: Toolpath posts wrong

    Hi,

    I know this thread is over a year old but if you have not sorted the G71 paths yet try adding this to your Post Processor in the General Formats section to see if it fixes the issue

    $552...
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    Re: BIESSE 5 AXIS IN ALPHACAM WOODWORKING

    Hi Luix87,

    If no one has helped you yet I might be able to help, send me a Private Message with an email address so we can discuss the problems.

    Regards.
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    Re: Tool Paths Wrong

    Hi,

    AlphaCam has always done this with their Lathe Cad/Cam Package in all the Versions I've used, since it's only a Roughing Cycle I assume AlphaCam expects the user to use the Finishing Module...
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    Hi Mike, Here are the files i'd like you to...

    Hi Mike,

    Here are the files i'd like you to check. you should be able to just remove the .txt file extension and leave the original file extension.

    Regards,
    Frank.
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