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layer thickness

is there a calualtion or table where is can figure out the thickenss of different degree completed layers. like i have incountered that 12k tow at 75 degrees is .48-.55 mm for a completed single layer. this would be really helpful when trying to…

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1 Reply · Reply by Alexander Solis May 12

Filament Skipping

Hi everyone this is my first time posting here. I am noticing an issue with the start of the second pass of a helical wind. On the second pass it tends to space out a good distance from the first pass going from right to left. On the return from…

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Variable Winding Angle? Cone Formation

Hi, I am comtemplating purchasing an x-winder to do some prototyping and I wanted to make sure the system will meet our needs.  In the x-winder software, are you able to vary the wind angle within a single layer? We are wanting to produce a cone…

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Issues Please Help

Hello everyone, Great to be part of this forum for this machine, already thinking about how I can redesign the squeeze without even winding yet.
I have been having extensive trouble and been trying to get my 4-axis X-winder up and…

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11 Replies · Reply by Andrew Jones Mar 23

oval tubing

if I'm wrapping a oval shaped mandrel thats about 80mm by 30mm what do i set at the mandrel size in the software?  80mm? or do i have to calculate the circumference? 

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limit switch issue

when i begin my winding (2x) the carriage will go to the limit switch and then begin the next process but when it comes back it will hit the limit switch hard and just bang against it. i have tried messing with the z offset value but it keeps…

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