Need Haas VF lighting advice. - Page 2
Close
Login to Your Account
Page 2 of 2 FirstFirst 12
Results 21 to 22 of 22
  1. #21
    Join Date
    Jan 2013
    Location
    Gilbert, AZ
    Posts
    5,968
    Post Thanks / Like
    Likes (Given)
    7527
    Likes (Received)
    7602

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by wheelieking71 View Post
    Why anybody would ever use that vise in a CNC I will never understand.

    As soon as I discovered the Kurt 3600, I pretty much wrote any flanged vise off to bridgeport territory.
    I have to rescind that statement to some degree. I guess I never really knew what the deal with the DX6 was.
    I just went and watched Kurt's video comparing the DX6 to the older style vises.
    That actually doesn't look too bad! I would still prefer no flange, and 90deg finish ground sides. And, I really like reverse vises!
    But, I think I could live with the DX6. It looks like flushing chips out would be pretty easy compared to the old 688's.

  2. Likes Tryhard liked this post
  3. #22
    Join Date
    Feb 2013
    Location
    Madison, WI
    Posts
    1,029
    Post Thanks / Like
    Likes (Given)
    1135
    Likes (Received)
    672

    Default

    Quote Originally Posted by wheelieking71 View Post
    I just did exactly this yesterday in all of my haas mills. Cost $40 per machine.
    The cabinet lights in a haas are 110v. So sourcing lights is easy.
    I used these:
    LEPOWER 50W LED Flood Light 2 Pack, Super Bright Outdoor Work Light With Plug, 250W Halogen Bulb Equivalent, IP66 Waterproof, 4000lm, 6000K, Outdoor Led Lights (White Light) - - Amazon.com
    Worked great. These lights are 100-fold better than the factory stuff I did not hesitate for one second to yank out.

    Attachment 274781

    Attachment 274782
    We did this in our VF's as well. Same lights. Works great and is an easy splice.

  4. Likes Tryhard liked this post

Tags for this Thread

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •