CNC Software Toolchain

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OSE Requirements

  • Is open source, and native in Linux
  • Can work on any computer
  • Can work for multiple application
  • Has separate interoperable modules for CAD, toolpath generation, and machine control
  • Applicable to stepper motors, servos, and many auxiliary functions such as feedback from a plasma torch, digital readout, end stops, and can control other outputs such as cutting gas turn-on in oxyacetylene cutting
  • Can work with or without feedback
  • Is well-documented, scalable, and multipurpose
  • Fits with the rest of the GVCS architecture