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z plane retract


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hey guys .... anybody knows how to retract the tool in z in rapid. In all the sequences (except trajectory) tool retracts in feed. I want the tool to retract in rapid.



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You can use a "goto" point in trajectory. You need to create it on the tool path then input an offset value. I use the "build cut" exit goto.



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You can set a value for pullout distance. This defines the distance it willtravel using the retract feed, then it goes to rapid mode andcontinues to the retract plane.