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    using two 3 phase multi tap autotransformer outputs simultaneously?

    Shop is 240 volt 3 phase. I have two edm machines using separate 3 phase multitap autotransformers to get from 240v up to 380v. Transformer says 12kva, machines say 10kva. Just added a third edm machine with the same multitap autotransformer setup. Getting the 380v out is no issue. The...
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    Load meter on 36 inch blanchard gtinder

    I have a 36 inch blanchard grinder running on 240 3 phase. Our shops incoming 3 phase has 2 legs of 110v and 1 wild leg that is around 255v. Volts are ref to ground. Phase to phase between any two shows 236-238. This machine was set up in an industrial plant running on either 440 or 480...
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    Charmille 290p cabinet overheat alarms

    I have 2 working 290p machines and picked up a spare machine for cheap to salvage parts off of eventually but it was said to be operational before the batteries went down and it lost the software. This machine is a 1999 and mine are 2002 but mostly the same, console 2 control, only visible...
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    Removal of hydraulic closer on DSMA, need help

    Lost the spindle belts on my Hardinge serial DSMA-5c-326. My manual shows instructions to remove the standar closer and the varigrip but not this one. I took out the draw tube and the closer unscrewed left handed about 3/8 inch and now just spins but it doesn't pull off the spindle end. Dont...
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    eaton screw compressor user opinions?

    I am looking at an Eaton screw compressor and would like to hear from anyone who has one or works where one is in use. I need about a 10 hp to take the place of my two piston type compressors. What kind of quality, service, reliability have you experienced with Eaton.
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    eaton screw compressor user opinions?

    I am looking at an Eaton screw compressor and would like to hear from anyone who has one or works where one is in use. I need about a 10 hp to take the place of my two piston type compressors. What kind of quality, service, reliability have you experienced with Eaton.
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    2 new mits oem wire edm di units

    I have two brand new dionization units that were original equipment on mitsubishi fx wire edm machines, 1 still in crate 1 out. They were manufactured by ameriwater in dayton ohio and are silex dual assembly model 00M20004. These are vertical colum di units that have a prefilter cartridge and...
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    doall saw manuals online

    It looks like Doall has posted most of their operator and parts manuals on their site for download at: http://www.doallsawing.com/doall_sawing.aspx
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    fanuc om dnc in tape mode

    This may help folks trying to dnc to a Fanuc. I ran into a job that needed a 500k program to machine a surface and my Fanuc OM only had 128k of ram. I use either an old copy of procomm or a newer version of hyperterminal for transfering smaller programs that will fit into the memory but I had...
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    type 2 spindle orientation fanuc omc excel

    I have an old excel colt 510 about 1993 model with a fanuc omc control. This machine has spindle orientation type 2 which looks like it uses the same encoder to do spindle orientation that is used for rigid tap. It is mounted benind the spindle and is connected with a small timing belt. The...
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