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by Carl O
Wed Apr 24, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Intelli-MAX Software: Layout / Make
Topic: Moving parts in Make
Replies: 2
Views: 15

Re: Moving parts in Make

It is simple: Move your nozzle (using the green arrows or similar tools in MAKE). The path ALWAYS starts from wherever the nozzle is when you hit the "begin" button, and then it just traces out the path you made. This means that it is important when pathing in LAYOUT to consider where you want the p...
by Carl O
Wed Feb 20, 2019 7:51 am
Forum: ProtoMAX Operations
Topic: Cutting unclosed loops
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Cutting unclosed loops

Ok. I thought that is where you found the fonts you mentioned in the first question. Those DXF files are perhaps not distributed in the ProtoMAX flavor of the software. You must have been talking about how they are rendered in the font dialog itself. At any rate, if you see a red, blue or purple dot...
by Carl O
Tue Feb 19, 2019 12:33 pm
Forum: ProtoMAX Operations
Topic: Cutting unclosed loops
Replies: 3
Views: 135

Re: Cutting unclosed loops

I am not 100% sure what you refer to, but there are a few things that maybe are helpful here: There is a "slit" quality. When specifying the Quality of 1 to 5, right-click on the button in the Quality toolbar, and note the option for a "slit" for each one. This will show as a dotted line on your scr...
by Carl O
Wed Sep 12, 2018 1:06 pm
Forum: Abrasive Waterjet 101
Topic: How thick can it cut?
Replies: 3
Views: 829

Re: How thick can it cut?

For some great examples of thick cutting (About 1" thick / 25mm), this posting in the forums, where the "Stallion" sample part is cut in various hard and soft materials.
by Carl O
Tue Jul 03, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: ProtoMAX Operations
Topic: low pressure piercing
Replies: 1
Views: 498

Re: low pressure piercing

No, well, yes, or kind of / sort of: The “Yes” part: Generally speaking, when one asks about low pressure piercing capabilities, what they are really getting at is, “will this pierce my brittle or laminated material (glass, stone, carbon fiber, etc.) without cracking or blistering it?" This is where...
by Carl O
Wed Feb 21, 2018 1:29 pm
Forum: Share Your Work
Topic: No more excuses!
Replies: 2
Views: 817

Re: No more excuses!

Awesome. You should start a company called "They" to manufacture these. ;)
by Carl O
Thu Feb 08, 2018 3:16 pm
Forum: Ideas
Topic: Here's a fun part for RC fan ducts.
Replies: 2
Views: 848

Re: Here's a fun part for RC fan ducts.

Nice! Here is what it looks like when rendered. Do you happen have a picture of the final part to share?

Carl.
RC_Fan_Duct.jpg
by Carl O
Thu Dec 07, 2017 10:58 am
Forum: Intelli-MAX Software: Layout / Make
Topic: Where do I download the latest software?
Replies: 1
Views: 623

Re: Where do I download the latest software?

To know if you have the latest , just click on "Help" and then "About / Check for Upgrades." from the menu at the top of LAYOUT or MAKE. There you will find the the version number of the software, and if a new official release is available, it will say so. To download the latest software , you must...
by Carl O
Wed Dec 06, 2017 4:02 pm
Forum: Intelli-MAX Software: Layout / Make
Topic: Compatibility with SolidWorks?
Replies: 5
Views: 1025

Re: Compatibility with SolidWorks?

There are a several great options for SolidWorks users: Option 1 - Save as DXF: From within SolidWorks, simply save geometry off as 2D DXF files that can be imported directly into the LAYOUT CAD and turned into a tool path from there. Option 2 - Install the OMAX SolidWorks Macro that comes with the ...