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Smoothing drops part of a path?

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franklinLCDW
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Smoothing drops part of a path?

Engraving a path using Fusion 360 Trace. The design is made in Adobe Illustrator, exported as DXF.

 

Strangely, when I turn on Smoothing in the passes tab of the Trace options, one particular part of the curve drops out. With Smoothing off, it generates gcode that works correctly. With smoothing on, regardless of the smoothing amount, one particular bit of the curve, and it's always exactly the same bit, drops out (see pictures with smoothing off and smoothing on).

 

Is this a bug in Fusion 360, or something else

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jhackney1972
in reply to: franklinLCDW

Please attach your model.  If you do not know how to attach your Fusion 360 model follow these easy steps. Open the model in Fusion 360, select the File menu, then Export and save as a F3D or F3Z file to your hard drive. Then use the Attachments section, of a forum post, to attach it.


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franklinLCDW
in reply to: jhackney1972

Fusion 360 file attached.

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seth.madore
in reply to: franklinLCDW

What post processor are you using?


Seth Madore
Customer Advocacy Manager - Manufacturing
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franklinLCDW
in reply to: seth.madore

The machine is a Makera Carvera; I'm using the postprocessor supplied by Makera.

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seth.madore
in reply to: franklinLCDW

Okay, I've downloaded the Carvera post processor and processed out your code. Unfortunately (or fortunately) the backplot toolpath does not show this skip:

2023-11-02_09h08_28.png

You can also open this in NC Viewer (just drag the file onto the screen) and the results are the same


Seth Madore
Customer Advocacy Manager - Manufacturing
Message 7 of 7
franklinLCDW
in reply to: seth.madore

That's extremely weird. The skip definitely exists in the machined piece, and vanishes with smoothing off. A bug in the machine firmware, perhaps?

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