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Syd
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Extra Circles

Post by Syd » Thu Nov 21, 2013 6:27 pm

On a recent project I've noticed these strange extra circles and off-centered circles popping up in my g-code. They are always connected to another circle that WAS in the original code. That original circle is also offset from it's original g-code. I've looked at the code side by side and have found the numbers to be off.

Anyone seen this before? Am I doing something incorrectly?

Zig
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Re: Extra Circles

Post by Zig » Wed Apr 16, 2014 8:21 am

You are seeing numerical noise caused by fragments of track data which are of zero length.

As sucjh they can be interpreted as arcs of very tiny radius.

I have had some bad experiences with these events with professional CAM software.

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