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    Colchester Chipmaster taper attachement

    Hi , I want to try my hand at taper turning, my Chip master is equipped with a taper turning attachment.:D Can someone instruct me on how to engage/disengage the taper attachment relative to the cross slide.:confused: I don't see a screw or lever I could operate, except for the cross nut...
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    Fanuc robodrill tool offset and work offset and oh! renishaw probe...

    Hi everyone, Can someone help me make sense of this, I am trying to setup the z work offsets in relation to the tools height offsets on this Fanuc machine. Control is Fanuc 31i model-A, 14 tools. I have managed to measure tools with the renishaw probe.:nutter: And tried setting up the G54...
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    Robodrill new user

    Hi all, I am new to Robodrill and have some questions to ask to a seasoned machinist on a similar setup. The machine is a a-T14if 24000RPM, Renishaw tool length touchless probe, Fanuc control is a 3ti-Model A5. Machine was new in 2008. My questions are related to the basics of running the...
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    anilam 3000 networking questions

    Hi everyone I am trying to network an Anilam 3000 control to a win xp machine. XP is service pack3 The machine came from a college and was networked before. Anilam control setup and pc are OK I can see both machines when I ping or net view. From the control I can map the c drive on the pc. I...
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    Anilam 3000 touch will not cut circles but cuts arcs!

    Fryer MB10, Anilam 3000 touch Posting from Mastercam x7 Original post name is: Anilam 2 Hi everyone, This is a new/old 2004 machine with a generic 3 axis anilam post. I modified the post to get the machine running and it is running well. It won't cut circles if I input an helix entry in...
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    Colchester chipmaster collet nose

    Hi, Anyone knows what type of collet fits in this lathe collet nose?:scratchchin: I have been searching the web for info, the size of the mounting plate is D1-3 and the inside taper is straight. A morse taper #5 seems to fit the dimensions but I am unsure of this. Monarch 10EE collet nose is...
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    Yasnac MX3 RS-232 anomaly

    Hi everyone, Machine has been idle for a few months, was able to punch in and out and drip feed no problem last time I used it. I seem to have lost capacity to punch out data from the machine and drip feed doesn't work. I spent a few hours foraging into communication parameters , com 1...
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    Matsuura- Yasnac MX3- job setup

    Hi all, I have this recurrent problem setting G54 coordinates on my machine. When I initiate the axes and the machine is on 0;0;0. I can operate the machine to go to the last entered G54 position x0 y0 no problem. (G00G90G54 X0 Y0) The difficult part is assigning a different set of...
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    Matsuura RA2-yasnac MX3- spindle chiller problem

    Hi all, Here is a new problem on my machine. It won't start because there is a problem with the chiller unit. Won't boot, perhaps I see the letters on the display for half a second and that is it. Has anybody got experience with chillers? This one is a daikin model AKS55K-V17. I think the...
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    Matsuura RA2-yasnac MX3-spindle control issue

    Hi all, Has anybody experienced a problem with the mx3 control's on/off manual spindle switch?:confused: To the right of the control unit, spindle switch, coolant switch, edit lock switch and spidle override switch , as a group, are not functionning.:nutter: Result is that I cannot use the...
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    AXYZ Millenium router needs a new brain.

    Hi everybody, My cnc router works fine, it just won't communicate anymore with it PC based communication software(toolpath):confused: I checked everything and it seems that the problem lies on the side of the PC which runs on win98.(Yes it dates):eek: The pc has an ISA socket into wich is...
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    Matsuura RA 11 Tool changer problem.

    Hi evryone, I have a Matsuura RA2 with a MX3 control. The toolchanger doen't work, it gives me an alarm when I give a standard :T2M6 Alarm 411 is: t-command nothing(I cleared the tools and reinitialised the tool table) Alarm 425 is: read inneffective at magazine stop The ATC rotates when I...
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    Help with Matsuura RA11 yasnac mx3 drip feed degradation...

    Hi guys, Drip feed doesn't work anymore...Uused to) I get a rs232 over run alarm I tried various parameter change for different baud rate to no avail reduced the output buffer size to minimum. Machine first started giving signs of problems at 30% of total program length, now it won't go...
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    Matsuura RA 11 parameter problem

    Hi , Can anyone tell me how to change parameter 6219 from 0 to 1. I have tried with the manual information but without success . I get to the number 6219 then press insert and then the down cursor but it doesn't work. Could there be a locking parameter that I don't know of?:confused: Francois
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    Matsuura RA2, servo motor alarm

    Hi everybody, I tried starting my machine this morning and the Y axis servopack fuse went off at the start. I turned off power to the machine turned the fuse back on and started the machine again.:confused: Some loud electric noise came from the back of the machine and I get an alarm...
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    Harrison M300 cross slide anti-backlash nut

    Hi, Does anybody have the exploded view of the cross slide nut with the wedged taper anti-backlash mecanism. I have disassembled my lathe because the cross slide was stuck and found the trouble, the previous owner had done a lousy job of putting back the parts on the nut assembly and the...
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    Matsuura RAII, Z drive erratic behaviour

    Hi guys, I have a matsuura mv 600 with pallet changer(model RA2). the control is a MX3. The z drive on my machine is giving me problems.:( After a few hours of machining the z drive decides to turn itself off spontaneously.:confused: The machine put itself in error mode and I need to...
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    Matsuura RAII, MX3 control. ATC problem

    Hi everybody, I am back with the ATC problem.:bawling: The control gives me an error number 447. Which relates to the tool counter switch LS24. My understanding of how it functions is limited. I have removed the atc motor and checked the adjustment of the switch. The switch should be at...
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    Matsuura [email protected] ATC crash

    My machine is freshly installed, I am running programs. Toolchanges are OK. Suddenly, alarm message, error 182. Turn off the machine, restart. Same problem. Turn the ATC with the side button to try for another tool. Atc works OK. Try a program, first tool chang, crack boom,,,: Toolchange...
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    help with loading tools in Matsuura RA2

    Hi there, I am in the process of loading my machine with tools for the first time. I am doing this with slow and step by step methodology. I can load most tools in the carrousel except for tool 20. When I send a m6 command , I get a flashing red led alarm on the toolchange interface under...
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