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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

    Saw there were several views but no comments on where to look. I had time this afternoon to really check the machine over. Went through every fuse, checked all the wire terminal screws, cycled all the breakers. Still had issue. Decided to pull and reseat all the individual pc boards. That's...
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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

    Got it removed, Major help from Hardinge, credit to them. Ok, when turning it left handed all I was doing was spinning it and moving the piston maybe. The hydraulic cylinder has a tiny key in its interior that was sheared off preventing the end I was turning from unscrewing the other end from...
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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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    Hardinge AHC

    I have a couple of the ahc and a couple of the dsma hydraulic automatics. The main reason I can see for these to be priced low is the electrical issues. As long as an ahc is running its a sweethart. Very close accuracy and dependable repeatability. When one goes down though you better have...
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    fanuc om dnc in tape mode

    machtool, Point well taken, it is pretty hard on the eyes without paragraph breaks. Not to mention trying to translate Kentucky hillbilly english into down under english!
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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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    Need help - RS232 connection to Fanuc 3T Lathe

    General cable standards and individual signal per wire information for both 25 and 9 pin rs232 cables are available at: http://www.nullmodem.com/NullModem.htm
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    Grease grooving

    We had this problem with oil grooves during the mid 80's at a company I worked for. We made a lot(100's) of bronze bushings from .75 id to 4.5 id up to 8.0 long all of which needed spiral, figure 8, or double 8 grooves. I looked into used factory built grooving machines, all of which were...
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    Computer to CNC lathe Communications???

    I also ran across this link to a big listing of various controllers and their parameters related to rs232 communications. http://www.aggsoft.com/cnc-dnc/ It may cut down your search time for those "scattered" ones.
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    Computer to CNC lathe Communications???

    I am struggling right now with rs232 also trying to dnc to a fanuc omc using its tape mode. I am trying to build up a full duplex cable this evening with the info I found on this site about the wiring and the transfer process: http://www.i-logic.com/serial/FanComm.htm I don't know about...
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    old controlls and preventative maintenance

    On most controls you can output the critical data such as pitch error compensation, parameter settings, oem programs that are for m functions, and other settings to your storage device that is used for your programs. You may be using a tape punch, a disk drive, or an rs232 link to a pc. If you...
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    CNC turning needed

    check us out here to see if we have what you need for your parts. http://users.mcreccwb.com/tim2005/
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    type 2 spindle orientation fanuc omc excel

    Thanks, I found the 3 little pots and made the adjustment. You guys were right on target. Tim our shops website http://users.mcreccwb.com/tim2005/
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