Fusion 360 Multiple toolpaths in-between probing

Hi there,

when I am creating a file with multiple toolpaths I would like the machine to go to a designated X-Y coordinate in between toolpaths.
how do I program that ?

You can either add in the code in the file itself using a “G1 XY type command” or if you’re using M6 for the tool change you can alter the “run on M6” code of the controller.

It would be “best practice” to return the Z height to a safe distance above the workpiece before executing a G0 or G1 command to move to your designated point like this (assuming metric):

F1000 ; set feed rate to 1000mm per min for the G1 command to use
G1 z50 ;Move 50mm above the current work offset
G1 xy

You could replace the G1 with a G0 to tell the machine to move ‘as fast as possible’

If you want these to move in absolute machine coordinates rather than work offsets you’ll need to add G53 to the commands:

F1000 ; set feed rate to 1000mm per min for the G1 command to use
G1 z50 ;Move 50mm above the current work offset
G1 xy

Note there is a bug where the planner doesn’t account for the G53 move properly and assumes them as offsets so it may show “over” on the toolpath

G53 G1 X400 ; will move to absolute X400 but the planner will add the work zero to it and may be ‘over’

I would suggest using the MDI mode to test out these commands yourself.

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