Category Archives: AircraftTroubleshooting

Panel planner output to Visio to DXF Cut file.

ToolChain for Terry:

 

Use Panelplaner,

     Choose Template view on icons above panel.

     >File>Export DXF,

            “turn paths into polylines” is selected

            Name it _FilenameDXF_Draft

Open Visio

     File>Open>  Dropdown “Open File Types” so you can see the DXF

      Double click “Cad Object” Right Click >convert,    …….

      Assure there are no duplicate objects

 

      Create new outline objects with >FreeForm> drag curved shape,

      Use <CTL> click to Edit . Delete unused nodes, move end points and handles

 

      <CTL>A Assign to Lay, >NEW    Name layer “CutFileLayer”

      Paste standard objects (Red)  on top of Imported DXF object.

       Use “layer properties” select layers on and off to see 

 

File>Save>     …..SVG for future edit

>File>SaveAs>  Drop down .dxf..,     Name file correctly, place it in correct folder

This produces a useable DXF file for Laser, or Water, Or Mill

 

 

 

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How do I generate  G-code from simple shapes.

   use http://maslowmakercam.000webhostapp.com/

 

 

Use Inskape or Impress to generate and layout shapes.
File>Export> Filetype .SVG

use http://maslowmakercam.000webhostapp.com/

>Open .SVG

Touch a tool path highlight red then: CAM> Profile Operation.

Set parameters.

 


     Tool diameter, inside/outside cut


Calculate all

Next, go to ToolPaths. Select each one and check parameters.

Next, Export Gcode>select all>Export. Save NCFile

Rename .txt or .ngc

open in editor

find the following codes:

T codes which are tool change. delete them

add M1 at the top

Add S100 in the header for dummy spindle speed

file save as .ngc

 

Load to Linuxcnc

 

 

 

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Astra , G100 slat flap testing

Three camera tripod legs.  Tape on the floor to hold the feet still.
Wooden dowel small enough to break of you run past the mechanical stops.
Still needs one person to monitor the jacks to be sure that are loose and free.
Works perfect

 

 

 

Temp endorsement in pdu

 

Cold 85 deg.  157k ohms

Less resistance when hot.  
100 deg is 39k