Button operation 4 use bitsetter.nc (87.1 KB)
button operation 4.c2d (404.0 KB)
I don’t understand why CC is creating a tool change when I have two consecutive operations with a 90 Vbit. The next tool has consecutive operations with an 1/8 endmill and no tool change is generated.
How can I control these changes? I’ve included the CC file, as well as, the NC generated.
Thank you in advance.
Carbide Create only supports using V endmills for V carving toolpaths — it expects a square or ball-nosed endmill to be used for a contour or pocket toolpath.
Presumably this is a bug caused by that assumption.
We’ll check and see what the developers think.
Yeah, I’m using the Vbit to put a chamfer on a cylindrical part. With a little math and some guide geometry, it works well for me.
Are you sure you’re using the same tool number for both operations? Usually a tool change is generated when the tool number changes.
Yes they are. I included the CC file at the top.
The comment before each tool has a different diameter 0.001 & 0.5. I’m wondering if the definitions being different cause a tool change even when the tool number is the same.
That’s interesting. I hadn’t noticed. Thanks for pointing that out.
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