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jbaca
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DXF Conversion

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01-22-2013 04:10 AM

Hi All

 

I was asked to take a DXF drawing and convert it to one of the following formats

  • GCD
  • PT4
  • MX2
  • MX3
  • CAM

Is this possible? If so, how?

 

Thanks,

Jeremy

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Patchy
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Re: DXF Conversion

01-22-2013 07:00 AM in reply to: jbaca

Open .dxf with Autocad, save it as .STL

Then use a different program to create toolpath and save as .cam, .gcd......

 

Autocad can't save to the files you mentioned directly.

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Re: DXF Conversion

01-22-2013 07:42 AM in reply to: Patchy

Are there any free programs I can use to do this?

 

Thanks again,

Jeremy

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Patchy
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Re: DXF Conversion

01-22-2013 07:52 AM in reply to: jbaca

Try Freemill, it's free but it doesn't give you too much options with making tool path.

Vectric is better but it's not free.

 

 

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Re: DXF Conversion

01-22-2013 09:35 AM in reply to: Patchy

Thank you!

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