How to use Coredraw 8 for
CAD CAM

Here below i explain how you can use Coreldraw 8 for Engraving.

First Tip : Make your drawing 3 time ( or more ) bigger than the  original and when you load the file into your machine you must make it 3 times smaller. This is because coreldraw smallest point is 0.025mm

Step1:Type a text and select it.

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Step2:Convert to curves. Now it is no text anymore.

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Step3:Start Contouring.

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Step4:
Give a offset.
Select the option Outside.
When you have a cutter with a diameter of 2mm, you say here 1mm, And then Apply
Steps must be in our sample on 1.

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Step5:The lines are to fat , make thin lines.

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Step6:Separate your text and the countour.

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Step7:Select your own text and delete it, now you have only the contour.

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Step8:It must be look like this

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Step9:Draw a rectangle around the text

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Step10:Select the rectangle and the text and combine these.

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Step11:Choose Option To center and give an offset 1,1 mm and click on apply

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Step12:Separate the contour.

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Step13:Break it apart , because we don't want to engrave the rectangle.

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Step14:Delete the rectangle.

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Step15:Group everything

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Step16:Export everything to a PLT File.

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Good luck