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    How to straighten 1/16" telco/CuW electrodes?

    Hello experts, A few weeks with my 1st EDM sinker, learning lots but figure you guys must have a sneaky/smart machinist way to straighten thin copper round trodes. When I set them up, I can get them 1-2 tenths runout at the tip, but not all the way along the z axis. I need to set them .9"...
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    New Machine Day- Makino - EDAF2

    Just wanted to say thank you to the community for all the help and advice. Just arrived today!! Makino EDAF2, 16position tool changer, 60Amp, carbide option, working on electrical & air, install will happen in the next week or two. Makino has been excellent to work with so far. We've got a ton...
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    Recommendations for a new guy, new sinker EDM machine

    Hay guys, Never used EDM before 0 experience, 25 years machining stuff. CAD/CAM, 5axis, Millturn & grinding. We've started doing a bunch of hard small tooling 65Rc. Mostly pins and dies, we've been sending the work out $$$ and have a good shop but process control, needing to service our...
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    Esprit fail or victim of their success?

    Just wanted some opinions from our community... I contacted Esprit to get a demo and evaluate their product mid December 2021. After having a decent conversation with a Sales Manager who will remain nameless, I was told they only had time to demo the product- 5 axis, multi channel mill...
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    Help w a crash please...Integrex, spindle motor not turning chuck

    Hello fine people, I made a stupid late night mistake...(rpm limit 5000 instead of 1500) tossed a 40# work piece up into the top of door. No one injured, machine seemed fine on restart, ran a warmup cycle no problem. Today setup for a new part and the chuck isn't turning, won't home C axis...
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    Tool holder types: Capto C6 vs HSK vs new KM on a milling lathe

    Hello all, I'm looking at a new Integrex/Multus machine and would appreciate your knowledgeable opinions on tool holder choice. I will be buying new tools so no worry about whats laying around can save some $$$. The new KM stuff may have limited availability so thats a concern. I'm really...
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    Help - Milling Spindle issue Integrex 200SY

    Help Please, Does anyone have a spindle bearing replacement procedure for this or ANY Mazak belt driven milling spindle. 1999 Integrex 200 SY - turret is a typeI 6000rpm unit. I have read elsewhere that these bearings are "field serviceable" The machine has 2 ring gears which drive the...
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    Mazatrol, Fusion 640MT, paid programming training

    Hi All, Thank you all for the help over the past few years.:cheers: Please PM me if any of you Mazatrol wizards want to earn some extra $$$ training me on a "new to me" Intregex 200syg with a Fusion 640MT. I can't afford a crash due to my stupidity or negligence. Hoping somebody familiar...
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    I'm jumpn - Integrex 35Y- Tplus

    Hay everyone, It looks like we are buying a 97 - Integrex 35Y. It is supposed to have one issue, and I'm sure it will soon be my issue:eek:. The machine is very clean and coming from 7000 hours of use on mostly aluminum and brass:skep:. - controller displays exactly 1/2 the actual rpm the...
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    Help please - Heidenhain 2500 - tool change

    Hello, I purchased, diagnosed, repaired and have running 3 Bridgeport VMC's 760-20 (2ea) 760-16 (1ea) all with Hiedenhain TNC 2500B controlers. All came with empty memories but I have parameters, and after lots of encoder & drive replacements they are all working very well. We are using the...
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