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  1. I is HSM for roughing. Does it have a setting for...

    I is HSM for roughing. Does it have a setting for finish passes? I have feel like a spend more time finishing parts than I should.
  2. how do you calculate finish passes with endmills?

    how do you calculate finish passes with endmills? Of coarse different for different materials. Do you use standard ipt and calculate for radial chip thinning? I feel like I could increase feed of...
  3. If you have a tool probe measure diameter just...

    If you have a tool probe measure diameter just like any end mill
  4. deep pockets 7050 aluminum thin walls pushing out with finishing

    I am programming a aerospace part in aluminum 7050. Okuma mu6300. Part is held in dovetail and is tabbed to finish. This pocket is 2. x 6. x 2.0 deep. One wall is .06 thick and is pushing out when...
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    just google search "cnc"+"zone". Sheesh:dopeslap:

    just google search "cnc"+"zone". Sheesh:dopeslap:
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    Genius VanC. We use a big .122" x 6.3" disk mill...

    Genius VanC. We use a big .122" x 6.3" disk mill and always get vibs on the second side of the cut. Gonna try that next week!

    Another thing to improve rigidity when using tooling tabs is to use...
  7. I think the tolerance could be set too tight. ...

    I think the tolerance could be set too tight. One machine has the supernurbs option and the others have hicutpro. One machine is a mu6300 ac trunnion. 3 are mu4000 bc trunnions. The other 2 are...
  8. okuma hem/hsm not keeping up with called feed

    I program for six different Okuma mills with osp200 and osp300 controls. When running high efficient milling paths the machines cannot keep up with a constant say 100 ipm feed. It will achieve those...
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    I would use a collet and fiddle with it until I...

    I would use a collet and fiddle with it until I got it square with the axis
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    Careful. M19 is used for toolchange. Alter that...

    Careful. M19 is used for toolchange. Alter that clock and changer will crash
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    I was using 585. I also got light rust after...

    I was using 585. I also got light rust after sitting. I switched to 690 and no more rust. I run me machine only couple times a month. No problems. It has been in my machine about 2 years. I love...
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    On fanuc there is something called flex feed...

    On fanuc there is something called flex feed gear. It is a math equation that controls pitch of ball screws / rotab gears
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    Carbide or HHS? That will matter more than...

    Carbide or HHS? That will matter more than anything.
  14. Does load meter rise or just slow as if something...

    Does load meter rise or just slow as if something is ipping?
  15. I cannot speak of MQL but we run many large Ti...

    I cannot speak of MQL but we run many large Ti aerospace parts that were consuming much tooling. We added through coolant holders to every tool and are now getting 3-4 times tool life. We only run...
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    How long or how many blocks will G53 stop...

    How long or how many blocks will G53 stop buffering? I have a Fanuc omd and had similar problems in Macros.
  17. that is easy enough. Thanks.

    that is easy enough. Thanks.
  18. Having trouble probing an angle and g68 rotation Haas Renishaw

    I am probing a rectangular piece of stock on the bottom right corner. The y negative side of stock is rotated about +2 degrees. Macro writes to G57. Then program goes to G57 x0.y0. G68 R#189. The...
  19. Have you tried plunge milling?

    Have you tried plunge milling?
  20. Toolchange macro is a sub program called by m06. ...

    Toolchange macro is a sub program called by m06. When finished controlis passed back to main program. That is much different than a macro running during a cut.
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    I believe cat is uses this to boost performance. ...

    I believe cat is uses this to boost performance. I don’t know where but there should be a setting
  22. For some time I have believed if someone could...

    For some time I have believed if someone could build a mini machine like this 5x MU6300 they would have a hit. I program for this machine daily. I ran it before I moved to programming and love this...
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    Cat40 or bt40?

    Cat40 or bt40?
  24. Sent a PM with offer on the deburr tools.

    Sent a PM with offer on the deburr tools.
  25. In mastercam I can open a dxf file, add a contour...

    In mastercam I can open a dxf file, add a contour and post. Why does that not work?
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