#### DavidScott

##### Diamond

- Joined
- Jul 11, 2012

- Location
- Washington

I have the O0700 probing macros that came with my Brother for a Renishaw spindle probe. I know they are set in the initial program but they seem to have a minimum overshoot of .5" and I need to reduce that for a part I am making. I just don't have the room for so much overshoot probing the outside box in X and Y on this part because of the clamps. Parts are good for .001" positional before probing so I am looking for around .1"-.2" or so of overshoot.

Here is the basic part and I don't know if posting the 8700 program would be cool with Yamazen so am refraining.

G65P8700 S2. W54. Y.05 Z-.4

I have tried negative #s for Y but like I said it only shortens it up so much. I figured I would try here before bothering Greg with an email. I need to have an answer by the morning, hopefully.

If nothing else I can call out a smaller part but am interested in shortening the overshoot.

On a side note, how do you best probe for these shapes in production? I need to probe every part since I am adding the locating dowel holes in this op. I have heard others say they hit each side rotating around a circle keeping the probe on for speed and would love to know how to do it, but am a total novice at macros. Any help is appreciated.

Here is the basic part and I don't know if posting the 8700 program would be cool with Yamazen so am refraining.

G65P8700 S2. W54. Y.05 Z-.4

I have tried negative #s for Y but like I said it only shortens it up so much. I figured I would try here before bothering Greg with an email. I need to have an answer by the morning, hopefully.

If nothing else I can call out a smaller part but am interested in shortening the overshoot.

On a side note, how do you best probe for these shapes in production? I need to probe every part since I am adding the locating dowel holes in this op. I have heard others say they hit each side rotating around a circle keeping the probe on for speed and would love to know how to do it, but am a total novice at macros. Any help is appreciated.

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