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Thread: iPhone App not available in my region
Post: iPhone App not available in my region
Hi, I tried to install the iPhone app from your website but got a message that the app is not available for my region. I live in Vancouver Canada. Is this a known problem? Thanks, Jeff
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Thread: Ability to create spline movements for Kuka
Post: RE: Ability to create spline movements for Kuka
Hi Jeremy, Excited to hear this update.  Currently I am using RoboDK to produce the program and points then editing the program by deleting the moves and adding a spline block and SPL moves to the po...
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Thread: Dictating tool orientation in Point Following Project
Post: RE: Dictating tool orientation in Point Following ...
Hi Jeremy, Thanks for the clarification.  This normal unit vector defines the direction the tool TCP aligns with but this does not include any rotation along the z-axis of the tool.  If, for example, ...
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Thread: Cannot dictate tool origin in point following
Post: Cannot dictate tool origin in point following
Hi, If my points .txt file contains only x,y,z positions I can select them in the point following utility. 10, 20, 30  and the simulation will work as expected. 15, 20, 30 20, 20, 30 25, 20, 30 Howe...
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Thread: Ability to create spline movements for Kuka
Post: Ability to create spline movements for Kuka
Hello, I'd like to be able to create spline linear (SLIN) movements for my Kuka programs within RoboDK. Thanks. Jeff
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Thread: Dictating tool orientation in Point Following Project
Post: Dictating tool orientation in Point Following Proj...
Hi All, I am trying to import a series of points with tool orientation from a .csv file. Initially the orientations are zero degrees. Eg: 10,10,10,0,0,0       11,10,10,0,0,0       ... etc. If use "im...
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Thread: CNC TCP velocity setting for air moves when not plunging or feeding through material.
Post: RE: CNC TCP velocity setting for air moves when no...
SOLVED **** The G0 speed for "Fast Move Speed" is under the "Program Events" button of the Machine Settings window. Jeff
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Thread: CNC TCP velocity setting for air moves when not plunging or feeding through material.
Post: CNC TCP velocity setting for air moves when not pl...
Hello, My Cam software allows me to set plunge and feed rate for a given tool.  The traversing or "flying through air" movement speed is set in MACH3 for my tabletop CNC.  How do I set this fly speed ...
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Thread: CNC : Why are Kuka KRC4 g-code movements translated into CONT movements?
Post: CNC : Why are Kuka KRC4 g-code movements translate...
Hello, Why are Kuka KRC4 g-code movements translated into CONT movements?  Does this not approximate the next position and lead to inaccuracies and rounded off corners?  How does this not affect the f...
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Thread: Changing tool does not update TCP
Post: Changing tool does not update TCP
Hello, I have a curve following project using a pointer tool.  If I delete the pointer and add another tool then I cannot update to the new tool's TCP.  The menus say it is using the new tool TCP howe...
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Thread: KUKA_KRC4_DAT.py issues with LIN movement generation
Post: KUKA_KRC4_DAT.py issues with LIN movement generati...
While generating a CNC program I noticed that my LIN motions would cause an error when run on my Kuka 500 KRC4. The KUKA_KRC4_DAT.py post processor would crop speeds below 1 m/s to 0 in the fold.  I ...
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Thread: CNC program fails at LIN moment Vel = 0.0 m/s dispite $Vel_CP = 0.005 m/s
Post: CNC program fails at LIN moment Vel = 0.0 m/s disp...
My .scr files fail because when the g-code points are joined together with LIN movements the LIN commands have Vel=0 m/s .  These lines of LIN commands are proceeded by a %Vel.CP = 0.00500 line but th...
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Thread: M_RunCode(n) Lines inserted in .src when importing cnc code
Post: RE: M_RunCode(n) Lines inserted in .src when impo...
Hi Jeremy, Thank you, I like your subroutine idea. I'll create one to handle all of my I/O issues. I make most of the tools we need so mapping I/O lines to M codes will work fine. Thank you. Jeff
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Thread: M_RunCode(n) Lines inserted in .src when importing cnc code
Post: M_RunCode(n) Lines inserted in .src when importin...
When I import a cnc .nc file the generated program consistently has 5 lines that cause a compile error when copied onto my Kuka KR C4 8.3 controller. These three appear early in the code: 40  M_RunCo...
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Thread: Can I save to tool alignment and TCP settings with the tool?
Post: Can I save to tool alignment and TCP settings with...
I have one robot (Kuka 500-3) but I attach several different tools.  Each time a change tools I have to realign the tool .STL and adjust the TCP settings.  Is there a way to save these settings with t...
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Thread: Import .txt file of points
Post: RE: Import .txt file of points
(04-07-2020, 12:14 AM)In Jeremy Wrote: Hi Jeff,  Did you take a look at this section of the documentation: https://robodk.com/doc/en/Robot-Machinin...portCurves Anyway, once the object is create...
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Thread: Import .txt file of points
Post: Import .txt file of points
Hello, I'm a bit confused with this import points function.  I have a .txt file containing several points that I wish to import as a curve and have the robot follow that curve. 1- I inserted a Curve F...
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Thread: How to compensate for material thickness?
Post: RE: How to compensate for material thickness?
Awesome, that’s simple! Also, is it possible to show the material in translucent mode to see the cut paths inside the material? This will generate collision warnings if run but for outputting a grap...
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Thread: How to compensate for material thickness?
Post: How to compensate for material thickness?
Hello from a robot newbie. All of my cnc .nc files assume the origin is at the top of the material being machined.  My work table reference is at the top of the table.  How can I add a z-offset to ac...
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