Post Processors 101 March 18, 2020 – Posted in: cnc router, Uncategorized

What is a Post Processor?

CAM requires post processors to format toolpaths into CNC programs, a.k.a. G-Code. These CNC programs are executed by the CNC control to drive the machine as it removes material from stock to produce a finished part.

Let’s start by reviewing the basic steps of going from a CAD model to machined a part:

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