Can you scan your own design and create a tool path to cut the object out on a CNC (Image Tracing)?


Can you scan your own design and create a tool path to cut the object out on a CNC (Image Tracing)?

 

Vectric software, such as Cut 2D and VCarve have the ability for you to import a bitmap image and then use a function called “Image Trace” to create a vector around the image.  You can then adjust and modify the vector to your liking.  From there you can select the vector(s) and create a tool path for the CNC machine to cut around.  You can also vary the depth of the cut to meet your specific needs.

The following video show you how to do this:



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