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