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Thread: Robodk does not start
Post: RE: Robodk does not start
Hello Edocasi, Sometimes, RoboDK is open on another user session on the computer. So when I try to open it with my session, it behaves as you are describing. Maybe it’s completely unrelated to your p...
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Thread: Robot port Fanuc R 30iB
Post: RE: Robot port Fanuc R 30iB
Also using a Fanuc here.  I'm not sure, but I don't think you need to buy the User Socket Msg option (R648) from Fanuc if you only want to upload files on the controller via FTP. To verify. After ha...
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Thread: Tool Z rotation along a curve
Post: RE: Tool Z rotation along a curve
Hi Chris, My name is JF and I am also struggling to find a solution to the variable Z rotation of the tool along the path. I see that Albert suggested a method that was suggested to me by Jérémy in m...
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Thread: Variable toolframe offset's rotation around axes in machining projects
Post: RE: Variable toolframe offset's rotation around ax...
Interesting! I didn't know we could do that. Is there an easy way to change the relative tool shift using the API? My programs sometimes contain hundreds of thousands of instructions haha Thanks, J...
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Thread: Variable toolframe offset's rotation around axes in machining projects
Post: RE: Variable toolframe offset's rotation around ax...
Yes, I guess that's one way to do it! I'm not sure what approach I would use, but I'm pretty sure it's feasible. Like one of my programming teacher used to tell me : anything can be done, you just nee...
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Thread: Variable toolframe offset's rotation around axes in machining projects
Post: Variable toolframe offset's rotation around axes i...
Dear RoboDK team, Here's a request that I've been wanting to post for quite a while now. As you may know, I am working on 3D printing projects with a Fanuc M-20iB/25 at Polytechnique Montreal's LM2 l...
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Thread: ExtruderSpeed() function for 3D printing with ABB IRB120
Post: RE: ExtruderSpeed() function for 3D printing with ...
Jeremy is right. The E value is the distance that the filament travels through the gear of your printhead. Then, the F value gives the printing speed associated with the flow rate at nozzle exit for t...
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Thread: Send the printing speed to the robot controller of FANUC
Post: RE: Send the printing speed to the robot controlle...
Hi Loaferhit, I assume that you are talking about the F value of a G1 command (it's called feed rate) ? If so, I believe this parameter is also taking care of by RoboDK's program events. If I remembe...
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Thread: 3D Printing with FANUC robot
Post: RE: 3D Printing with FANUC robot
Hello there, I also happen to work with a Fanuc robot for 3D printing (M-20ib/25, with R-30ia controller). Here's the way I managed to work around this problem : 1. First, I made a python script whi...
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Thread: Program Event or Function Call for 3D Printing Extruder Control
Post: RE: Program Event or Function Call for 3D Printing...
Hello PatrickC, It's been a while since I looked at the forum and I have missed your reply. Thank you very much for sharing the scripts with me. I will take a look and let you know the outcome. Rega...
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Thread: How would I setup a 5D Printing Project
Post: RE: How would I setup a 5D Printing Project
What is your current approach for achieving 3D printing with RoboDK? If you're using a curve-follow approach, then you should be able to detect the curves normals with RoboDK's path planning tools. ...
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Thread: 3D printing with two materials / two print heads
Post: RE: 3D printing with two materials / two print hea...
If you give more information on how you are planning to achieve 3D print with RoboDK, it would be easier to answer. Do you import a G-code via machining project? Do you use Slic3r? What is your approa...
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Thread: Program Event or Function Call for 3D Printing Extruder Control
Post: RE: Program Event or Function Call for 3D Printing...
Hi Albert. I am using an Arduino controler with the Marlin Firmware to drive the extruder. I would like to interpret the RoboDK's Extruder(x.xxx) function to send my own G-code to the Marlin Firmware.
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Thread: Program Event or Function Call for 3D Printing Extruder Control
Post: RE: Program Event or Function Call for 3D Printing...
Hello PatrickC, I am also trying to implement extrusion via a python script in RoboDK for online programming of our Fanuc 6 axis robot. Did you come up with a solution after all? Myself, I was trying...
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Thread: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Post: RE: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Hi Jeremy and Albert, I was wondering : is there a driver available for the Aerotech Gantry system for online simulation or is it only possible to control the aerotech via offline simulation? Thank ...
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Thread: 3D printing with an ABB robotic arm on a curved surface
Post: RE: 3D printing with an ABB robotic arm on a curve...
Hello there, I am not familiar with the Autodesk inventor Add-on, but I suppose you could hide the lines that you don't want to select and perform a "select all" type of operation to select the remai...
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Thread: Trying to understand Program Events for robot machining project
Post: RE: Trying to understand Program Events for robot ...
Hi Jeremy, I installed the latest version of RoboDK. I noticed that the decimals have increase (see attachment 1), but regardless of the values I am changing in the options (see attachment 2, I tried...
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Thread: Trying to understand Program Events for robot machining project
Post: RE: Trying to understand Program Events for robot ...
Hello all, I am revisiting this thread to avoid creating a new one.  Regarding the Program Event that sets the Extruder Feed, I was wondering if there was a way to include more than 3 decimals. Cure...
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Thread: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Post: RE: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Hi all, So from my understanding, most G-code codes like G1 are compatible as well as the Aerobasic codes like LINEAR. Some stuff like I/O and M-codes commands need to be implemented obviously. I hav...
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Thread: CNC-milling with the Fanuc M-20iA/35M Robot and R30iB controller
Post: RE: CNC-milling with the Fanuc M-20iA/35M Robot an...
Hello all, I just discovered this thread and it is also relevant for my project.  MarcoW : Have you found a way to increase your controller's memory? I found this page, but it does not say much I'm ...
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Thread: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Post: RE: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Hi Albert, Are you telling me that you just wrote and added a post processor to RoboDK for my specific need ? JF
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Thread: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Post: RE: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Hi Jeremy, Thank you for your quick reply. Here is a screenshot of some code example from the documentation. I have also found equivalence tables in the Aerotech documentation (see attached images). ...
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Thread: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Post: Aerotech Aerobasic post-processing script
Hello dear RoboDK community, In our lab at Polytechnique Montreal, we recently received a 3-axis Gantry System from the company Aerotech (similar to the models found on this page : https://www.aerote...
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