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Gcode import and 7th axis
#1
Does the Gcode import work with 7th axis and how does it process the moves?

Assume robot reach is 1000mm
7th axis is 2500mm (X axis)

If the Gcode is a path 2000mm on X axis will RoboDK use the 7th axis simultaneously?

Or in CNC concepts will it run as a true 5 axis or will it be a 3+2 and step the 7th axis.

Ideally the video here shows the goal but was that programmed or was it through the Gcode import/plugins.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3Soa9VjOeDg

Thanks
#2
You can load a generic 5-axis NC or Gcode file in RoboDK. Then in RoboDK you have some settings to convert the 5-axis toolpath to a 6+N axis robot toolpath (where N is the number of external axes). You'll find additional settings in your robot machining project if you use external axes:
https://robodk.com/doc/en/Robot-Machinin...ingProject

More information here to synchronize the robot with external axes and define your preferences on how you want to move the external axes:
https://robodk.com/doc/en/General.html#SyncAxes
  




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