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Dalego

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Out of curiosity, is there a method to convert a program to be read by another machine using different code with the same functionality? I have an old FADAL with 200+ programs that I want to convert to run on my new HASS. The G-CODE differs from machine to machine. I am looking for a way to convert the old FADAL files to the HAAS thus saving massive program time. I have tried a few options that we thought of but the HAAS does not like the code. I also do not want to rewrite line after line and possibly miss an option. I use SOLIDWORKS CAM 2021 and so far have rewritten 60 programs. I will probably post this in the CAD/CAM threads as well searching for a new method to this madness.
 
AFAIK you have to know and understand the code for both machines and do search and replace. What's in the Fadal code that the Haas doesn't like?

This is a major advantage to using the CAM file as the master; you can select a different post processor and post it out again for the new machine.
 
Maybe talk to the people at CIMCO. The editor that comes with Inventor CAM translates vis button push from FANUC to Heidenhain. Maybe they have a FADAL converter you can use, (or the editor supplier you currently use)
 
The E1 for G54 as well as other Gxx.1, Gxx.2 ect. I am not sure if going through and finding the values and making the changes are any faster but I am going to see how it all works out.
 
The E1 for G54 as well as other Gxx.1, Gxx.2 ect. I am not sure if going through and finding the values and making the changes are any faster but I am going to see how it all works out.

If you make a list of every code you need to replace, it's fairly simple to do a find/replace in any text editor. I could be mis-remembering, but I believe CIMCO and Notepad++ (free) both have options to automate this process.
 








 
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