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  1. Do you mean to say you did not cut air on your...

    Do you mean to say you did not cut air on your first try? Get used to the control without a workpiece. You need to get used to it before you smash more tooling. Do you have your tooling set in the...
  2. Pretty much what he said.^^^^^ Can you make it...

    Pretty much what he said.^^^^^

    Can you make it go around in a circle? Do you have a circular cutter that is the width of you groove or narrower? Can you put a WPC in the center of the hole? Build...
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    Is that wheel for a tile or ceramic cutter? If so...

    Is that wheel for a tile or ceramic cutter? If so then it will be REALLY slow to grind those parts. Highish speed will prob work better.

    Ed.
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    On my 3T which is older it is : EDIT mode...

    On my 3T which is older it is :

    EDIT mode
    Oxxx prog number
    INPUT or NEW LINE
    send from computer serial port to your machine.

    Ed.
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    OK!!! Got it running! Seems it was an...

    OK!!! Got it running! Seems it was an intermittent/oxidized connection that caused it. I flipped all the breakers and disconnected several plugs while checking and after reconnecting it works fine....
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    Need some help on Fanuc 3T and servo alarm

    I am looking for some help getting my lathe running again. It has a Fanuc 3T with DC servo's and spindle drive.
    When starting up it gives an alarm of SERVO ALARM :01 (OVERLOAD) with a flashing NOT...
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    I made a SS tube with a tube running to the...

    I made a SS tube with a tube running to the outside of the furnace much as jz79 describes running nitrogen, didn't work , got scale no matter what the volume of gas flow. Back to the bags. If someone...
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    How much for the Airflo? Ed.

    How much for the Airflo?

    Ed.
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    Is it going to shrink in length also changing the...

    Is it going to shrink in length also changing the pitch? Or only diameter?

    Ed.
  10. Hi Ed, after fixing what? Per Side! Diameter!! ...

    Hi Ed, after fixing what? Per Side! Diameter!!

    Not sure what you're talking about.

    Try running the program I posted on your machine and tell me what happens!



    The point I was...
  11. (THREAD MAJOR DIAMETER = 0.5) (THREAD MINOR...

    (THREAD MAJOR DIAMETER = 0.5)
    (THREAD MINOR DIAMETER = 0.416923)
    (THREAD HEIGHT PER SIDE = 0.048077)<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<<< PER SIDE!!!!!!
    (OPTIMIZED "A" VALUE FOR 60 DEGREE THREADS)...
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    This mostly. ^^^^ I do some for a building...

    This mostly. ^^^^

    I do some for a building steel maker and hard turn the larger ones. I use .002" feed/.05mm at a speed that gives an orange continuous chip. I use ceramic and feed from the OD to...
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    I just used buck transformers when I got a...

    I just used buck transformers when I got a machine that needed a lower voltage.

    Ed.
  14. No idea on the proper procedure. I pressed off a...

    No idea on the proper procedure. I pressed off a tach rotor one time and bent the spokes, the retro fit this motor went on did not need a tach. In a pinch I would replace the shaft end bearing, check...
  15. I have some Electrocraft (now owned by Baldor)...

    I have some Electrocraft (now owned by Baldor) motors with tachs like that and they are glued on. If you look at the joint between the shaft and the rotor you may see the adhesive.

    Ed.
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    Hey, Tyrone! What can you tell me about my lathe?...

    Hey, Tyrone! What can you tell me about my lathe? I have a Herbert #5 Senior Preoptive with no manuals. The foot pedal/button does not do anything being as it is stuck and it has been rewired to...
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    He is impressed by the fact that he rapided...

    He is impressed by the fact that he rapided through the material and the drill lived to tell about it.

    Ed.
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    I wanted to "like" this one at least three...

    I wanted to "like" this one at least three times!!

    Ed.
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    That might be the answer. My Hitachi lists an...

    That might be the answer. My Hitachi lists an input of 220V + or - 10% so I ended up with buck transformers to bring it down. Check your transformer or manual for proper input volts. 244V is just...
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    That looks like what auto painters call "fish...

    That looks like what auto painters call "fish eye". Generally caused by not clean enough or left over abrasives on the surface, silicone is especially bad and hard to get rid of. Can't say I get that...
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    DNC4u works well for me. My 3T machine wouldn't...

    DNC4u works well for me. My 3T machine wouldn't accept anything from a PC but would down load OK. DNC4u on an old XP laptop with a serial port and we are good to go. It does not use a parallel port,...
  22. What is wrong with the shaft? If it is a simple...

    What is wrong with the shaft? If it is a simple bearing diameter then a build up and turn in place sounds the simplest. Any keyways?

    Ed.
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    We need a closer look at the spindle, it looks...

    We need a closer look at the spindle, it looks like some kind of quick change.

    Ed.
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    My lathe with a 3T and DC servos has thermal...

    My lathe with a 3T and DC servos has thermal switches, it was built in 83. If you take the cable connector loose from the motor the wires leading to the thermo switch are evident, they are the 2...
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    Wild guess, does the VFD show any change when the...

    Wild guess, does the VFD show any change when the M3 is issued?

    Maybe the signal is not getting to the VFD?

    Do you have any schematics?

    Ed.
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