Drawing a Lathe Tool for CncSimulator

 

 

Using your CAD program to draw the tool.

For a Boring tool draw in the Positive direction.

For a Turning tool draw in the Negative direction.

Start at 0,0 the point of the tool, moving in the Counterclockwise direction.

Make a note for each X, Y coordinate.

 

The Drawing above shows the X, Y coordinates.

Open Windows Notepad

Type the X Y coordinates as shown.

Save as LTOOL.36.txt

Open Notepad again and Save as 36.LTL.txt

Type Tool 36

The two files are copied and pasted into the C:\Progran files\CncSimulator\t tools inch folder.

Then delete from both files the (.txt).

Thatís it!