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    This machine started to give up this problem. When machine changes the tool, the tool arm will stop half way with the error TOOL NOT UNCLAMPED. air keeps blowing.. then if you press CE and start button, it would proceed with the tool change and proceed with the program. This would happen with...
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    Best way to slice large diameter derlin

    We are currently buying pre-cut POM round bar from 200mm to 120mm Diameter in slices of 18 or 30mm. We are being overcharged in weight plus the cutting charge. We do have a mechanical band saw which can handle as large as 300mm in our shop but I know cutting Derlin can be tricky as the blade...
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    Haidenhain X Motor overheat-Bridgeport VMC760/TNC2500

    Switched on a Bridgeport VMC760/ TNC 2500B control and a few seconds later I got X motor overheat. I did not even switch on the machine! It ran for the past 6 months every day with no issue and got this when it was restarted. The error comes with the motor cold. I have come across someone...
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    Have a Gildemeister CTX 400F machine x 2 axis and lost all the parameters in the machine. I managed to put them all in, however the spindle turns and stops immediately. I need the spindle parameters or if anybody has a similar machine and could give me a copy I would be most obliged. I do not...
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    Anybody has a CTX400F machine who can send me the machine parameters? lost all the machine parameters and managed to put everything back except the spindle`s parameters. It just runs slowly for a few seconds and stops. The spindle motor and possibly that of the sensor parameters are not...
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    Help- fanuc 18t contol lost parameters

    We have a Gildemeister CTX 400F with a Fanuc 18T Control. The Machine came up with a lot of errors one morning as if the Battery got flat but apparently the Battery reads the correct Voltage. Anyway we input all the parameters which were eventually downloaded one time from the machine by an...
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    GILDEMEISTER CTX 400 x 18T Fanuc Control

    Anybody knows where the backup batteries in this machine are located? I found the NC battery but usually there are 3 batteries... The only battery I found is the NC Battery. Thanks in advance for any help.
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    Spindle drive fault- at start up- siemens- bridgeport vmc1000

    We have a Bridgeport VMC1000. The machine has Siemens drives and Haidenhain controls. This machine brings up a spindle drive fault when doing the first spindle orientation when switching on the machine. We usually give the spindle a spin by hand and command M3 or M4 and usually it will spin...
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    We are machining aluminium plates about 100mm x 600mm x 4mm thick which we affix to a jhttp://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/images/attach/jpg.gifig and are machining off 0.5 mm from one side with a face mill. The material is previousy cut with a Guilliotine and we believe that this is leading to...
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    AGIE HSS250 rubber booth for UV

    Anybody would recommend where you might get the best priced spare for our agie hss250. need a UV rubber booth... anybody bought one and was satisfied with the quality and of course the price... Thanks
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    COLCHESTER 2000L/FANUC OT won`t run

    Hello, Have just bought this colcehster machine 2000L. It will jog axis. it not turn the spindle, move axis or run a program or turn the turret with MDI nor program run. This has been bought in.... We have quite a number of cnc lathes- gildemeisters, leadwell, harrison.... I simply am beaten...
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    Jones and shipman CNC 4th Axis

    Hi, Have a Jones and shipman 4 th axis siezed propably the hydraulic brake but not sure. need a pdf manual for taking it apart, anybody has it? thanks in advance
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    I do not use this much. Whenever I used it, it worked but!!!!! require to repeat a program a number of times and I am using a program like this I have had to fit a cone in the draw tube and the machine does not signal the end of bar, so I repeat the program the desired times and machine...
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    LADDER-FANUC 18T -Gildemeister CTX400

    Hi, Have a CTX400F cnc 2 axis lathe. This machine has two sensors which monitor the chuck and two which monitor the pressure. There should be a module as well for giving the signal to the CNC which is ok to start the machine. What is happening, as soon as the chuck closes, after some time, an...
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    Threading cycle

    Hi, We have a gildemeister CTX200F with C axis machnie and fanuc control which we want to perform C axis tapping in the X axis direction. We have other similar controls for which we use G0 X155 Z10 G88 X130 R-2 F50 P0 and works great. On this machine, the tap would go down and keep on turning...
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    AGIE HSS PROGRAMMING PROBLEM- A puzzle for some AGIE expert

    Hello All. Have an Agie HSS 250. I am trying to cut a scroll (no core technique) in a 5mm hole using a small starting hole in the center. I have used esprit to produce the program which turns up like this. I have used a Job file to call a Tec file and the program below as usual. The lines...
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    AGIE HSS250 FLUSHING & Work Earthing.

    I have an HSS250 machine which gave me all sorts of problems but on the whole I have sorted the machine to give me an appreciatable return in terms of work done with it, however I still have some baffling issues which maybe some of your forum users may enlighten me to them. I have noticed that...
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    Agie hss ignores command not to cut wire!

    Hi, I have this Agie HSS250 and I want to produce multipe parts from a rod of metal which I have shaped according to my need. so I will explain what I have programmed;- The geo file % N001 D01 P01 S01 T01 G43 N002 G01 Y+006000 G44 N003 G01 Y+006000 G44 N004 G01 Y+006000 G44 N005 G01 Y+001000...
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    Simodrive circuits

    Does anybody have access to any simodrive circuits?
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    "FALSE" Conductivity high on Agie HSS250

    Hi, I have an Agie HSS250. I check the water with a hand held insturment and it says 3microsiemens. I am getting constantly Message that the conductivity is high. Cleaned the propbe thoroughly many times. IS there a way about this? Machine stops contantly with message 260 that conductivity...