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    Sacrfice tooling life to save on repairs

    Out of curiosity, how many are running 20% less on feed and speed in order to give spindle and bearings longer life? Where I work, we do long setups for a few parts instead of long runs of parts. Example is we may setup for 30 mins to run a 5 min cycle and then on to the next part/setup. We run...
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    Looking for insight milling tubing

    Hey all, I have a 3 x 5 tube that we will be milling. I want to use our 3/4 5 flute end mill in one pass. Depth of cut would be 3.125" for the one pass ( or less but for now this would be suffice). I want to make sure the feed is correct when it hits the full 3". Perhaps I would want to do this...
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    Reverse nc editor/converter

    Out of curiosity, is there a method to convert a program to be read by another machine using different code with the same functionality? I have an old FADAL with 200+ programs that I want to convert to run on my new HASS. The G-CODE differs from machine to machine. I am looking for a way to...
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    Reverse nc editor/converter

    Out of curiosity, is there a method to convert a program to be read by another machine using different code with the same functionality? I have an old FADAL with 200+ programs that I want to convert to run on my new HASS. The G-CODE differs from machine to machine. I am looking for a way to...
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