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[title] Air Pass
[* black] right after set z height, move router up -> use justin'sicon_note] Your milling files won't always execute the way you expect them to. Before you cut into material, you’ll want to test your file by doing an '''air pass'''. An air pass is a verification method for runningthat will execute your file with the bit raised above the material so that no cutting actually occurs. You run an air passpass with the Milling Head powered off.
[* icon_reminder] This step is extremely important. Performing an air pass before every milling file will help you prevent unwanted behavior like the bit cutting your clamps, cutting the file in the wrong location, or moving too fast or too slow.
[* black] Undo the clamp in the Attachment Mount and pull the Milling Head up so that the bit is about an 1” above your material. A good rule of thumb is to make sure that the space you leave between your bit and material exceeds the deepest cut your file will make. Our test file is cutting less than ¼”, so an 1” gives us plenty of room.
[* black] Download the Milling Test file [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0gOyqLrz4L-d2ZpZWhZVnAydURyUnBPSnpSX00xTTk2d0xB/view?usp=sharing|here]. Load the test file that you just downloaded using the '''Load''' button in the BoXZY Interface
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[* black] right after set z height, move router up -> use justin'sicon_note] Your milling files won't always execute the way you expect them to. Before you cut into material, you’ll want to test your file by doing an '''air pass'''. An air pass is a verification method for runningthat will execute your file with the bit raised above the material so that no cutting actually occurs. You run an air passpass with the Milling Head powered off.
[* icon_reminder] This step is extremely important. Performing an air pass before every milling file will help you prevent unwanted behavior like the bit cutting your clamps, cutting the file in the wrong location, or moving too fast or too slow.
[* black] Undo the clamp in the Attachment Mount and pull the Milling Head up so that the bit is about an 1” above your material. A good rule of thumb is to make sure that the space you leave between your bit and material exceeds the deepest cut your file will make. Our test file is cutting less than ¼”, so an 1” gives us plenty of room.
[* black] Download the Milling Test file [https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B0gOyqLrz4L-d2ZpZWhZVnAydURyUnBPSnpSX00xTTk2d0xB/view?usp=sharing|here]. Load the test file that you just downloaded using the '''Load''' button in the BoXZY Interface
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