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    Default MasterCam X4

    I am using X4 to generate "G" codes for my Mach3 driven 3 axis vertical mill.
    Can anyone describe the steps as to how to draw a 2 inch diameter 4 inches long bar in Master-Cam, so I can inscribe text on the round piece ?

    I am substituting my "Y" axis to drive the "A" axis" (Rotary Table).
    youtube shows "Rotary Engrave" but does not tell me how he wrote the text at that elevation (Tangent to the bar) and wrapped it around the bar.
    Thanks for the help.

    John

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    Default Re: MasterCam X4

    There should be one in the sample files that goes thru it

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    Default Re: MasterCam X4

    you draw the text and project on the surface, no meed to change y to a

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    Default Re: MasterCam X4

    hello
    i have a problem working with mastercamx4
    the postprocesor generate only g2 g3 codes with I,J and i need the it generate codes with R
    because emco machine do not acceted I,J variables
    or if you know how to configure emco milling center P 155 fanuc control in order to acept (i, j) center for g2 g3 codes..
    thanks
    i hope some can helpe me with master to get the correct g code with R
    thanks

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    Default Re: MasterCam X4

    look into machine control definitions and look how is set . you need to change it to post out in r not i j

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