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Gcodetools - Inkscape\'s CAM extension

Posted by Nick - 2010/01/27 05:55
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I've remade Inkscape plug-in and want to share it :).

New features in Gcodetools v1.6

Lathe machining
Engraving
Tools library
Multi-tools machining
Orientation system
Post-processing
other small improvements

New features in Gcodetools v 1.4:
1. Interpolate beiser curves using biarcs, not straight lines.
2. Export a number of curves.
3. Draw resulting curves.
4. Personal header / footer
5. Different scaling
6. Multy-pass cutting
7. Area cutting

The plug-in is available for downloading here:
http://www.cnc-club.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=35&start=0

There are English and Russian support forums.
English:
http://www.cnc-club.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=35&start=0
Russian:
http://www.cnc-club.ru/forum/viewtopic.php?f=15&t=34&start=0

I wonder could it be added to wiki?

Here is an example: (Blue and green curves - parts of biarc, red - straight lines, black - original path)
http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/uploads/g83147_005.png
http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/uploads/0089%20gcode%20tools%20lathe%20emc%20screenshot.png
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Re:New inkscape export to Gcode plug-in
Posted by BigJohnT - 2010/01/28 04:49
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Cool

The wiki site is commutity maintained and to add or edit follow the steps on this page

http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/emcinfo.pl?BasicSteps

John
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Re:New inkscape export to Gcode plug-in
Posted by Nick - 2010/01/28 05:18
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I think I'm blind, or stupid or smf... :unsure:
I can't manage first basic step "Log in before editing pages" :).
There's no login button or link. Search gives nothing :).
I thought may be I've logged in already. Then there's no edit button...

EMC Support Forum - LinuxCNC.org Kunena Forum Component version: NEW VERSION GOES HERE Generated: 24 November, 2010, 13:12

each page will have an 'Edit' link at the bottom. Choose a name for yourself. Biarc interpolation tolerance added.2010/01/28 05:25 _____________________________________ At the top of the page Because of wiki-spamming bots. this wiki now requires that you log in before editing pages.cnc-club.2010/01/28 05:33 _____________________________________ Yes I'm stupid or a spam bot :).2010/02/23 01:21 _____________________________________ New version of Gcode tools has been released! Gcode tolls ver 1. Also Loft and Engraving functions are being developed..ru/forum/viewtopic. Version 1.ru/forum/download/file.2 available here: http://www. Now. If distance between path's segment and it's approximation is greater than biarc interpolation tolerance the segment will be split into two segments. It defines maximum distance between path and it approximation.2 advantage: http://www.org. Also Loft and Engraving functions are being developed.php?id=174&mode=view Any feedback is really welcome :)! ============================================================================ EMC Support Forum . Click the 'Preferences' link (it's on the very bottom of the page). ============================================================================ Re:New inkscape export to Gcode plug-in Posted by Nick . You don't have to register or anything. 13:12 . A small optimization of traverse added. but it becomes more stable and the structure of source code becomes more human readable.cnc-club. Area inkscape is Calculate area curves now..php?f=15&t=35 (at the header of the thread). Just fill in tool diameter and offset width and press apply. What's new: Curve to Gcode is Path to Gcode now according to Inkscape's naming Automatic Path subdivision added. 2010.============================================================================ Re:New inkscape export to Gcode plug-in Posted by BigJohnT .2 works a little slower because subdivision needs additional calculations.LinuxCNC.linuxcnc.org Kunena Forum Component version: NEW VERSION GOES HERE Generated: 24 November. Illustration of version 1. and in the box marked 'Administrator Password' enter 'emc'. Area to Gcode removed. Anyone can log in. Make sure that your browser will accept session cookies from wiki. it worked to slow and it's results are not editable. John ============================================================================ Re:New inkscape export to Gcode plug-in Posted by Nick . Maximum splitting depth added. This function was buggy. I think this name represents the function better. It defines how many times path's segment can be split to reach interpolation tolerance. It becomes much more easier to work with this function: no need to convert path to dynamic offset or do additional things.

scale and rotate) according given two or three dots with coordinates. 13:12 . spherical or arbitrary shaped cutters. Fine cut width . Multi-tools machining Orientation system Calculates transformations (move. 4. Fine cut calculation function .. 2010. Tools library Stores different tools inside the drawing.Re:New inkscape export to Gcode plug-in Posted by Nick .a number of fine cuts.2010/08/23 01:12 _____________________________________ Hi every one! We have made new version of Gcodetools! Here are new features: Lathe machining Creates trajectory for lathe machining for selected path.org Kunena Forum Component version: NEW VERSION GOES HERE Generated: 24 November. Gcodetools is freely available here: http://www. 3.cnc-club. Standard axis remap .ru/forum/viewtopic. Fine cut count . 2.Fine cut can be calculated by offseting the original path or by moving it upwards. Allows to make smooth cutting.. Post-processing Other small improvements Additional export parameters Separated interface Tool alignment checking Drilling etc.php?t=35 ============================================================================ EMC Support Forum .changes standard lathe axis XZ to specified ones.LinuxCNC. There are several options available: 1. Uses tools library to define cutters shape.width of fine cut. Allows multi-tool machining. Engraving Calculates trajectory for engraving paths with cone.