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Thread: MakeTP stops working now and then. Why?
Post: RE: MakeTP stops working now and then. Why?
No, nothing changed only small changes in a Curve Following Program and its update etc. The problem seems to come and go now and then. Apparently/unfortunately it is not a known issue/bug...
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Thread: MakeTP stops working now and then. Why?
Post: MakeTP stops working now and then. Why?
Hi guys, I'm using 'MakeTP' (RoboGuide) to convert LS files to TP-format. I've configured RoboDK such that this is done automatically. But... so now and then, only LS-files are generated and no TP-fil...
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Thread: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
Post: RE: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
Hi Jeremy, Unfortunately Fanuc didn't have an explanation for it. I agree with you, also I expected they would easily point out any issues... :o/ Emile
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Thread: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
Post: RE: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
Hi Jeremy, That sounds like real bad weather (I think the winters in Holland are too cold already). No problem it took a while, I was off line for a few days, enjoying 39.3C fever. It's getting a bit ...
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Thread: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
Post: RE: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
Ok, I will check that for the bigger files. But even small files as the one below does not load. (Only after conversion to TP-format by RoboGuide): /PROG DMRdBL /ATTR OWNER = MNEDITOR; COMMENT = ...
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Thread: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
Post: RE: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
I've used both, RJ and the R30 post-processor (in the R30 post-processor I've set compatibility with RJ3 = true).
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Thread: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
Post: Fanuc ASCII Upload: cannot load RoboDK files
Hi, I'm working with a Fanuc RJ3iB controller (with the ASCII Upload option). When I try to load the LS-files generated by RoboDK an error shows "Could not load file XXX.LS". According to Fanuc this c...
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Thread: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Post: RE: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
That's strange, I used two email addresses I received from the RoboDK distributer in The Netherlands. Anyway: Your reply made me double check a few things: The visibility of the robot-frame was turn...
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Thread: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Post: RE: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Thanks for your reply. I've sent the project and a drawing to clear up the 90 degrees rotation.
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Thread: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Post: RE: Position unreachable
Hi,  At my customer I changed the robot configuration, like I did in RoboGuide, and now the real robot has it's extended axis set as an 'integrated rail axis' (not as an auxiliary rail axis). The robo...
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Thread: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Post: RE: Position unreachable
The problem described above is solved. A step forward...
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Thread: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Post: RE: Position unreachable
As far as I know the post-processor of RDK generates only two frames for the controller/RoboGuide: ToolFrame_9 and UserFrame_9. (Correct me if I'm wrong). I moved the Frame_L4 back to the Frame of the...
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Thread: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Post: RE: Position unreachable
It's 1:45 o clock here, so I don't have a real robot to test with right now but I made something in RoboGuide to check your approach. While doing so, I noticed that the milling-curves move with the ro...
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Thread: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Post: RE: Position unreachable
Physically, P[1] and P[2] are very close to each other. They both are easily in reach for the robot.
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Thread: Fanuc with a rail: go for 1 group or 2 groups?
Post: RE: Fanuc with a rail: go for 1 group or 2 groups?
Hi Jeremy, Thanks, this trick does at least put the right Group mask in the file. Previously I manually modified the LS-files to make the group mask 1,*,*,*,* and in that way the robot controller can ...
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Thread: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Post: Position unreachable - Linear Rail - Fanuc
Hi,  In simulation a milling program with a Fanuc robot on a rail works fine. When I generate the program files and open an LS-file there are positions which are impossible for the robot to reach. Whe...
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Thread: Fanuc with a rail: go for 1 group or 2 groups?
Post: RE: Fanuc with a rail: go for 1 group or 2 groups?
Hi Jeremy, Thanks for your reply. I do use a professional version of RDK. I'm affright I don't understand exactly which information I should put in the "Request Support". Right now I am using Post Pro...
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Thread: Fanuc with a rail: go for 1 group or 2 groups?
Post: Fanuc with a rail: go for 1 group or 2 groups?
Hi, A Fanuc robot mounted on a track (rail) has been used for milling large panels. The controller has been configured with only one group (group mask: 1,*,*,*,*).  In RoboDK I've built this system. I...
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Thread: Collision-free motion planner for a robot on a track
Post: Collision-free motion planner for a robot on a tra...
Hi, I would like to use the Collision-free motion planner for a Fanuc robot on a track.  Right now this seems not to be possible: When I press 'Update Map', a message says: "The robot joints reached t...
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Thread: Collision-free motion planner
Post: RE: Collision-free motion planner
Ok, that's a pitty. Maybe a future upgrade some time ;o) Thanks for the reply! Emile
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Thread: Fanuc R-2000iA robot with an R-J3iB controller from year 2003
Post: RE: Fanuc R-2000iA robot with an R-J3iB controller...
Hi Jeremy, Thanks for your reply. When I find out usefull info I will post it! I did read the link you sent. Two options that are mentioned there are: User Socket Messaging (R636) and PC Interface (...
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Thread: Fanuc R-2000iA robot with an R-J3iB controller from year 2003
Post: RE: Fanuc R-2000iA robot with an R-J3iB controller...
Connecting via FileZilla results in the following: Status: Verbinden met 169.254.109.84:21... Status: Verbinding gemaakt, welkomstbericht afwachten... Status: Onveilige server, die geen FTP over TLS ...
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Thread: Fanuc R-2000iA robot with an R-J3iB controller from year 2003
Post: Fanuc R-2000iA robot with an R-J3iB controller fro...
Hi guy's, I have an old R-J3iB controller with a monochrome Teach Pendant. No USB but there is a CD38 connection (RJ45) and a PCMCIA-port. Does anyone want to share his (or her) experience in running ...
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Thread: Collision-free motion planner
Post: Collision-free motion planner
Hi, I would like to use the Collision-free motion planner for a Fanuc robot on a track.  I have eleven Targets in my project. The robot moves to each Target when I click it. So, no problems with the T...
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Thread: RoboDK crash after using Rhino Add-in
Post: RE: RoboDK crash after using Rhino Add-in
Yes, possibly the "Auto Setup" in combination with a few "Load Curve(s)" actions caused the problems. The method in 2 steps you describe works fine, that will be my way of working! Making progress...
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Thread: RoboDK crash after using Rhino Add-in
Post: RE: RoboDK crash after using Rhino Add-in
Hi, I removed all curves and programs and started over, importing them via the Rhino Add-in, but this time I used the "Load Curve(s)" option only. And this time I did not copy past the settings-file 4...
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Thread: RoboDK crash after using Rhino Add-in
Post: RE: RoboDK crash after using Rhino Add-in
Hi Jeremy, I keep having problems with RoboDK crashing when the error mentioned above occures: Movement at instruction RhinoProject:MoveJ 1 is not possible. Description: The target is too close t...
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Thread: Curve offset in RoboDK
Post: RE: Curve offset in RoboDK
Ok, thanks. Good thing this feature is implemented in the new version! Unfortunately I'm working with version v5.2.1
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Thread: Curve offset in RoboDK
Post: Curve offset in RoboDK
Hi, I use the Rhino Add-in for RoboDK. I generate curves for a mill to follow (held by a robot).  In Rhino I make a curve that has an offset of half de diameter of the mill w.r.t. the line to mill. Th...
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