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Routout CNC – Free CAD/CAM Software

Routout CNC – Free CAD/CAM Software

#Routout #CNC is a free #CAD #CAM software. Within the Routout CNC Viewer software this will allow you to create FL files and import HPGL, DXF and G – Code files for editing or converting, from Corel Draw, AutoCAD etc. These files are then sent to the Routout Manager where they will be processed and sent down the LPT port to your potter / router.

Web URL: http://www.routoutcnc.com/routout.html

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F-Engrave – open source gcode generator for CNC Engraving and V-Carving

F-Engrave – #opensource #gcode generator for #CNC Engraving and V-Carving

F-Engrave is a text or image to g-code program (for both engraving and v-carving) that is written in python and is based on the text engraving software. Imports DXF and Bitmap images and support CXF and TTF fonts. Know more on Project Site

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bCNC – GRBL CNC command sender, autoleveler and g-code editor

#bCNC – #GRBL #CNC command sender, autoleveler and #gcode editor

An advanced fully featured g-code sender for GRBL. bCNC is a cross platform program (Windows, Linux, Mac) written in python. The sender is robust and fast able to work nicely with old or slow hardware like Rasperry PI (As it was validated by the GRBL mainter on heavy testing).

Git Repo: https://github.com/vlachoudis/bCNC

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How To use #Inkscape to #3DPrinting

#HowTo use #Inkscape to #3DPrinting

Inkscape is a magnificent open source vector graphics editor, with capabilities similar to Illustrator, CorelDraw, or Xara X, using the W3C standard Scalable Vector Graphics (SVG) file format.It is used for many purposes like designing icons, textures, cartoons, graphics, etc, but did you know that you can now print what you draw in Inkscape on 3D? Thanks to TinkerCAD you can!First thing you need to do is draw something on Inkscape.

Follow this guide: How to use Inkscape to print 3D | Opensource.com

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#CamBam #CAM Software for #CNC

#CamBam #CAM Software for #CNC

CamBam is an application to create CAM files (gcode) from CAD source files or its own internal geometry editor. CamBam has many users worldwide, from CNC hobbyists to professional machinists and engineers.

  • CamBam currently supports the following:
  • Reading from and writing to 2D DXF files.
  • 2.5D profiling machine operations with auto-tab support
  • 2.5D pocketing operations with auto island detection
  • Drilling (Normal,Peck,Spiral Milling and Custom Scripts)
  • Engraving
  • True Type Font (TTF) text manipulation and outline (glyph) extraction.
  • Conversion of bitmaps to heightmaps
  • 3D geometry import from STL, 3DS and RAW files
  • 3D waterline and scanline machining operations
  • Extendable through user written plugins and scripts

Shareware: CamBam will work 40 free and fully functional evaluation sessions. After this time CamBam will still produce around 500 lines of gcode so you can continue to evaluate and run small jobs.

Link to Site: CamBam CNC Software.