Generic cutting module
With the version 5.x , it's been added also a minimal support to cutting machines ( laser , waterjet , plasma , ..)
The selected profiles are offseted by the kerf width , then they are processed to detect the outer profile and related inner pocket.
From post processor dialog , is possible customize G-Code for turning on and off the torch between machined profiles.
Contact the support if you need more info or ask a new feature for this module.
On the basis of user feedback, priority will be given to the development of the new options of this module.
From edit screen , is possible edit these parameter :
- Starting points
- Lead In / Lead Out movements ( Tangent arc , Perpendicular, Slant line , Extension )
- Overlap on closed profiles.
Extension Lead in / Lead Out
Is possible get the lead in / lead out movements in the corner , like in the image below .
You need to select "Extension" as lead movement type , and defining the starting points, selecting a point near the corner you want to start the machining.
Clone toolpath array
As in the milling module, also for cutting operations is possible apply the [ clone toolpath array ] feature . More info here .