Can't get a toolpath to show up

(Keith) #1

I have 6 identical small lines that are to be pockets. The first and the fourth line will not create a toolpath for some reason. I have redraw them, copied them. I can’t figure it out. They are 0.062 inches by 6.0 inches long. I want to cut them 3.5mm deep. The bit size is 0.062 inches.

Any help would be appreciated!

KeithLetterBoard.c2d (7.5 KB)


(Luc) #2

Are the lines narrower than the bit you are trying to use?


(mikep) #3

That bit won’t fit in a slot that small with CC. You need a slot 10% larger.

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(Keith) #4

That was my initial thought. But why will it work with the other lines that are the same size?


(Keith) #5

I increased the height a little bit and it worked. I don’t know why it worked on the other lines.


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(mikep) #6

It’s so a certain degree, chance. The way the software strategy works is (as I understand it) create a grid the size of the tool, if the grid doesn’t land in the slot, it won’t be found.