Post Processor Request For Quote
Selway Machine Tool technicians are available for Post Processor development. Please submit your request by following the instructions below. A Selway technician will confirm your request as soon as possible.
- Create a “Post test” part file that contains some simple operations. Please ensure that it has a minimum of 3 tools.
- Include tapping if applicable.
- Include high speed machining if applicable. High speed machining is usually handled in the Post Processor dialog box.
Post Property Setting Samples
- If you are working with an existing custom Post, please skip to step #5.
- If you are working with a standard HSM Post Processor, download the latest Post Processor for your machine from Autodesk using the following link – http://cam.autodesk.com/posts/
- Install your new Post in the following folder:
NOTE: you may have to overwrite an existing Post, please backup as required.
HSMWorks | C:\Program Files\HSMWorks\Posts
Inventor HSM | C:\Users\Public\Documents\Autodesk\Inventor HSM\Posts HSMWorks
Fusion 360 Cloud – Post location instructions click here
Fusion 360 Personal – Post location instructions click here
- Post out gcode using your existing custom Post (as indicated in #2) or the new downloaded Post (as indicated in #3 and #4)
- Make a copy of the gcode file you just Posted out. Rename the new file by appending the word “edited”. You should now have two files, for example, 101.nc and 101(edited).nc.
- Modify the ‘xxx(edited).nc’ gcode file so that the changes you need are reflected in the file.
- Limit your changes to what is required. Cosmetic changes will increase your cost.
- Simply edit the code as required for your machine. Do not make notations in the edited code.
- Take the following files and zip them up in a standard zip file.
- “Post test” part file
- The two gcode files (“as Posted” and edited)
- Post Processor used to Post files (new downloaded or existing custom Post)
- If you have one, a pdf programming manual for your machine
- Fill out the form to the right, attach the zip file you created in step #8 and be sure to hit “SEND”.