Circle Projection on Tumbler

Circle Projection on Tumbler

This article provides an excel spreadsheet to be used to calculate the skew needed to adjust a circle onto a Rotary Surface.

Prior to using this sheet, make sure you steps\roller diameter are correct for the cup you are lasering onto.

How to use:

Enter the values in the blue rows:
Circle Diameter - Get that value from your artwork in Lightburn
Cup Diameter - Measure the diameter of the cup where you are engraving
Green Rows : FYI only
Orange Row: Output skew percent, enter this into lightburn.

In Lightburn:
Unlock the X and Y Axis sizing and then enter the skew value for the X axis, then rotate your art and set it up for the Rotary

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