Lead in gouges issue

I’m getting ugly lead in gouges that aren’t consistent. I’m normally a metal CNC guy but am helping some friends get by programjng their router and getting their wood CNC business going. It always gouges into the part even when lead in should
be outside of the part. Has anyone ever seen this?

It happens on road cuts and on rectangular cuts it’s on correct side. See rectangular piece below.

If you have Pro, enable ramping.

Otherwise, the best approach is to leave a roughing clearance and take a finishing pass:

Where possible avoid slotting and add geometry and cut as a pocket


and consider leaving a roughing clearance and taking a finishing pass.

Ok thank you all. I was able to succeed with a much longer lead in/out. I just need a run out of this big slab so I didn’t want to machine everything else out.

I use mastercam or fusion for programming my two mills and lathe so that’s what I use to program for this.

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