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Gerber 2500 Sometimes Ignores Local Origin When Cutting Jobs
I open my marker file with, for instance, a 10x10 inch square part, located near the origin in CutWorks, let's say the lower left corner of my part is at x=1 inch, y=1 inch. I set my cutting tools, tool holders, and speed, then select Cut Job. I use the joystick to jog the carriage to where the pointer is at the lower left corner of my material, then press ENTER on my keypad. The part will cut to size, perfectly, that is, the dimensions of my cut part are just as I intended. But the part seems to never be cut at my intended start point--sometimes it will start too far right, a few inches in the +x direction, or too far left, a few inches in the -x direction, which causes my part to run off the material at times--but what confuses me, is that the carriage pointer always returns to my selected start point (the local origin). Is there a setting in cutworks that automatically shifts parts as far left as possible before cutting? What am I missing? As I said, the part is always cut perfectly to size, but it isn't always cut at the correct location along the x axis with respect to the left and right edges of my material.
Thanks in advance,
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