Alastair Barnett replied to Alastair Barnett's discussion Rotate Mandrel in CCW direction
"Perfect, thanks! I'll give that a go this afternoon.
Alastair"
Mar 13
Alastair Barnett replied to Alastair Barnett's discussion Rotate Mandrel in CCW direction
"Hi Vernon,
 
M4 seems to work continuously if I don't put a specific rotation angle, unfortuntely it automatically rotates clockwise. The problem then with putting a specific angle is that it completes this before moving onto the next command! We're…"
Mar 13
Alastair Barnett replied to Alastair Barnett's discussion Rotate Mandrel in CCW direction
"HI Vernon,
 
Great, so I got the mandrel moving CCW, with the M4 and negative C, but under a G1 the negative C doesn't work and I can't get it to rotate continuously CCW using the M4, so struggling to get CCW mandrel movement while moving the…"
Mar 13
Alastair Barnett replied to Alastair Barnett's discussion Rotate Mandrel in CCW direction
"Hi Vernon,
 
Thanks for your reply, I did think I'd tried that with no luck, but will try again. What version of the software are you running?"
Mar 13
Alastair Barnett replied to Alastair Barnett's discussion Rotate Mandrel in CCW direction
"While I'm asking, how does the K value work for acceleration, is this in inch/s/s?
 
Thanks."
Mar 9
Alastair Barnett posted a discussion
I can't get the mandrel to rotate anti-clockwise. Have tried M3 and M5 and also a S-70, none seem to work. M3 still did clockwise, M4 does clockwise, M5 stops the wind, M2 isn't recognised. Any help please, have changed my head setup and would…
Mar 9
Alastair Barnett posted a discussion
Hi All, New to the forum having recently bought a 2X-23 winder, not new to filament winding, so was trying to write my own g-code files and use incremental values for things like layer count so I didn't have to have a very long g-code file.…
Mar 4
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Mar 2