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By serge.nelissen

November 17, 2021, 5:01 pm

#T #L #D

What's the meaning of #T #L #D ?

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Eldar Gerfanov

November 17, 2021, 5:38 pm

Tool Number, Tool Length Offset Number, Tool Diameter Offset Number

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serge.nelissen

November 17, 2021, 5:46 pm

Sorry, not clear yet...

Tool number? A unique identifier of the tool in the whole database?

Tool Length OFFSET number? Which offset?

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Eldar Gerfanov

November 17, 2021, 6:23 pm
Updated by: Eldar GerfanovNovember 28, 2021, 2:54 am

A gcode program usually has a tool number used like T1 M6;

That's this tool number.

Length and Diameter Offset numbers are also used in Gcode.

There are not unique. But are handy to sort the tools in the same order as they appear in your machine tool ladder.

By themselves, these values don't change anything and are used mostly for interoperability with the Mastercam plugin.

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serge.nelissen

November 17, 2021, 6:34 pm

thank you... not useful for me, or maybe as custom fields.

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