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4 axis drill cycle / positioning and angle post

4 axis drill cycle / positioning and angle post

(OP)
I have a five axis seat and I am using a EC-400 haas. I am trying to get SC to post the correct rot angle and the correct xy coordinate. If i am in cview1, I get the correct angle callout. If i change to my cview that shows the holes normal to the view then the xy location in correct but the angle posted is 0 degrees.

Anybody know what I am doing wrong?

thanks

Randy

RE: 4 axis drill cycle / positioning and angle post

It could be your post config. Try adding a -w for world cordinates.

I have done off axis drilling before and had the spindle move in and out on the axis of the drill.

RE: 4 axis drill cycle / positioning and angle post

(OP)
Thanks for the reply!

I am not exactly sure? Where in my post config would I add the -W? Would this go in my postform.m file?

Do I use the post menu wizard?

Thanks

RE: 4 axis drill cycle / positioning and angle post

It is in the PST file. There are some comments in there to tell you where to put it. It should be possable through the spost configurator but I don't remember where.

Sorry about the slow response.

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