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Cut Levels


 I was hoping someone could direct me on how to fix my cut levels dialog box. Seems that the option to select the ZC in the top range has been turned off somehow. Was wondering if anyone knew how to turn this option back on.









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Andrew Loturco
CNC Programmer
Precise tool & MFG
Accepted by topic author aloturco
‎05-18-2016 03:10 PM

Re: Cut Levels

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ZC is normal to the tool axis and parallel to the cut levels.

Either rotate the WCS or select a face to set the top of the ranges.


Hint - if you always want your WCS to be aligned with the current MCS, turn on the preference "Orient WCS to MCS", and the WCS will move around as you edit different operations. 

Mark Rief
Retired Siemens

Re: Cut Levels

Thank you Mark, we use multiple axis machine and our MCS is different than the WCS.
Andrew Loturco
CNC Programmer
Precise tool & MFG

Re: Cut Levels

If the cut levels are not aligned with the ZC axis, then the ZC value is hidden, since it wouldn't make any sense.

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