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Rotary axis attachment has a wrong cylindrical engraving/cutting size

Release Time:2019/07/04 laser cutter machine 未分类 Browsing Times:120

 

Here are the reason:

 

l  Different type of Rotary connector on the machine;

Check the Rotary connector on your machine,the connector is located inside the right front of the machine.

1.       7-pin connector on the machine, like below.

For this type connector, rotary axis is controlled by U axis.

In RDworks, the setting of “Enable rotate engrave” need read and write button that can save the setting into U axis, like below.

Read>>tick “Enable rotate engrave”>>set “Circle pulse” and “Diameter”>>Write

In Lightburn, Read settings(successfully)>>tick “Chunk”,”Enable Rotary” and “Y Axis”>>set “steps per rotation” and “Object Diameter”>>OK, like below.

PS: The setting need to be saved into controller, so please connect your pc and laser machine.

 

2.       5-pin connector on the machine,like below.

For this type connector,rotary axis is controlled by Y axis after turn on the rotary switch.

In RDworks, there must be no read and write button on the setting of “Enable rotate engrave”.

Tick “Enable rotate engrave”>>set “Circle pulse” and “Diameter”

PS:The machine with 5 pin type rotary connector is not work with the software Lightburn.

 

Tip: how to enable and disable the Read and write button on “Enable rotate engrave” of RDworks?

Go into the RDworks’s root directory>>open the text file of “soft”>>change the setting of “ShowRWRotate” >> save the text file, like below.

 

l  The value for Circle pulse or steps per rotation

Check the gear ratio on your rotary attachment.

1.       Gear ratio 4:1 structure, like below.

The Circle pulse or steps per rotation should be set as 16000.

2.       Gear ratio 3:1 structure, like below.

 

The Circle pulse or steps per rotation should be set as 12000.

l  Wrong setting on Rotary attachment

Please check Your Rotary attachment

1.       The setting for separated motor and driver, like below.

2.       The setting for Integrated motor, like below.

 

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