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If IMS post is not installed in the directory "C:ProgramFiles\IMSpost65c" you need to modify the "runpost" file located in the "output_def" folder of your ZW3D install directory to let ZW3D know where to find IMS post on your system. This also applies to the Pworks post-processor which should be installed in the directory "C:nccs\Postworks\bin."
See also: The CAM Machine Manager Form
Special Feedrate and Spindle Speed Format in CL File
The standard format for spindle speed and feed rate in the CL file specify units and orientation as sown below.
If you enter the keyword SMB for this parameter, ZW3D CAM will output the spindle speed and feed rate in a special format that does not include the units and orientation as shown below.
Configuring Flexpost for different Cutter compensation G codes
Cutter compensation is now supported for output using the Flexpost post-processor . You can modify the Flexpost configuration file "fanuc10.fp" if different G codes are needed.
Using frames to order and sort tool paths
On the Sort Operations Form, Frame is a valid filter for automatically ordering tool paths for output. If the operations are sorted using the frame filter, those operations which share a common table orientation, or head attachment will be output consecutively.
How to run third party post processors from PostWorks inside of ZW3D CAM
Use the following procedure to run third party post-processors from PostWorks inside of ZW3D CAM.
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