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    Yep got mine done! mine is free in the UK under...

    Yep got mine done! mine is free in the UK under NHS as my family could not operate without me!
  2. Hi, basically I presented the problem to the...

    Hi, basically I presented the problem to the manager and what he needed to do to fix it and he says there is no money to fix anything. He also says he has a Toolroom budget but doesnít know what it...
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    For 1.5 degrees canít you just offset the tail...

    For 1.5 degrees canít you just offset the tail stock?
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    If your flange has no movable weights, you can...

    If your flange has no movable weights, you can use a carbide drill and drill in to the wheel to balance it.
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    Honestly, the best bet is to ring agiecharmilles...

    Honestly, the best bet is to ring agiecharmilles and speak to the service team, they offer free advice over the phone.

    I used to bug them all the time when a form 30 I used to run kept playing up.
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    Implmex, thanks for the in depth explanation of...

    Implmex, thanks for the in depth explanation of gate geometry. All toolmakers Iíve learned from have never understood the ball ended subgates, so they always encouraged me to just make sharp point...
  7. Yep, used to use a collect chuck to mill square...

    Yep, used to use a collect chuck to mill square heads on pins, sets of 100 on a semi-auto CNC
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    So what/how does it cut? Can you cut a test piece...

    So what/how does it cut? Can you cut a test piece and measure that?

    Do you have other machines to machine a reference on? Like a large mill? You could machine 3 dowels in a ĎLí shape formation on...
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    Keep the wheel running always. And after...

    Keep the wheel running always.

    And after dressing run your finger along wheel diameter, feel those sharp prickly bits? Then use a metal pin and run it against the fresh grinding wheel with light...
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    Changing resistivity/conductivity will change the...

    Changing resistivity/conductivity will change the spark gap so effect accuracy but this will only be noticeable above and below a certain limits, the charmilles machine at work uses conductivity and...
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    Hi, The most we can do is clean the filter,...

    Hi,

    The most we can do is clean the filter, at the moment, of it persists in the future we can change the filter if needs be, we can see there is a blockage between the pump to filter line or the...
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    Jones and shipman universal grinder

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    Wax spray, we use lusin protect g31 chem trend,...

    Wax spray, we use
    lusin protect g31 chem trend,
    Itís strong enough to stick when roughing on full power jet.

    But if your problem is from corrosion or pitting on surfaces created in that...
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    Yer, bolle is all Iíve used for 3 years, at cost...

    Yer, bolle is all Iíve used for 3 years, at cost of around £10 a pair every month, I just reckon I should more then 4 weeks from a pair that expensive.
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    Hey, thatís more like it, I found this article...

    Hey, thatís more like it, I found this article from uvex that says PC is an upgrade from CR34. Is this just their marketing?
    Also Iíd need the glasses for manual milling and turning too, so flying...
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    I fully appreciate that Iím asking for something...

    I fully appreciate that Iím asking for something that may not exist, but itís always worth asking!
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    Yer, me in an office 😂😂, if it doesn't have...

    Yer, me in an office 😂😂, if it doesn't have handles, Iím not touching it!

    So whatís the next step up from polycarbonate?
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    Wouldnít glass lenses be hardened and tempered...

    Wouldnít glass lenses be hardened and tempered like windscreens? So they canít shatter?

    I also get the issue with polymer remover melting the surface of the lens from splatters
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    Safety glasses!!!

    Hi,

    Iím looking for recommendations on safety glasses!

    I currently go through a set of polycarbonate glasses about every 4 weeks, as grinding dust and wheel dust scratches them so easily, I...
  20. Hi, I would be to happy proof read, my wife...

    Hi,

    I would be to happy proof read, my wife used to proof read political texts so she can give me a crash course on proofing and I can translate that to machining.

    Also Iíd be happy to take...
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    All I can start with is telling my boss that Iíve...

    All I can start with is telling my boss that Iíve done my research and sought advice, give him my prognosis based on this research and give him the options of,

    - me stripping the spindle out and...
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    Hi Robert, thanks for your time to reply, ...

    Hi Robert, thanks for your time to reply,

    Given all the technicalities of using a thermocouple and amp meter to help set the bearing clearances, is this something that a toolmaker could do?...
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    Hi, Thanks for that explanation, was easy to...

    Hi,

    Thanks for that explanation, was easy to understand, so does this mean that the seal may not need replacing? And this binding that is occurring, will it cause the bearing to need replacing? Or...
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    Jones and shipman universal grinder

    Has anyone got advice on how much damage is caused in our wheelhead?

    I switched on the machine last week and the wheel stalled after a couple minutes and the motor cut out, noticed the oil had...
  25. Have you got the right tool holders? We had a...

    Have you got the right tool holders?

    We had a similar problem when I started using a different set of tool holders on a TRAK knee mill, except the draw bar was too short, so we made a longer one.
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