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    I have need to do an edge thickness analysis on a couple of parts which will entail doing a scan around the outside edge of the part at a particular depth, then doing another scan around the inside edge to find places where the material gets too thin. When running the scan, I chose to use a line scan, and convert to individual points. When the CMM is taking the hits though, the probe takes a hit, retracts straight out, moves over then takes another hit. Is there a way to "round off" the corners of these movements so the scan takes less time?

    Running a mistral 07/07/05 with PC-DMIS 3.7MR3
    Last edited by d.evans; 07-05-2006, 02:00 PM.
    ** "Well, ain't this place a geographical oddity. Two weeks from everywhere!"~ Ulysses Everett McGill **

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    Yes, Adjust your prehit, retract, and manual retract. Usually .5mm or 1mm work good and go from there. BE SURE to increase them though when you go to something else
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