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    This is genius... Going to try on my machine...

    This is genius... Going to try on my machine...
  2. Thanks all... Now that I think about it, I'm...

    Thanks all... Now that I think about it, I'm probably exaggerating a bit. I'm changing batteries every 4-6 weeks, but probably only either the tool probe or the work probe. Only rarely do they both...
  3. Anyone using rechargeable lithium batteries in Renishaw probes??

    Hi All-

    I've got Renishaw work and tool probes in my Okuma M560. Both probes eat SAFT 14250 Lithium Thionyl Chloride batteries in large quantities. Need to put in a new set of batteries every 4-6...
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    Same here, except I use a Synology NAS on the...

    Same here, except I use a Synology NAS on the network. I always save from the PC to the NAS - then on the Okuma, pull from the NAS.
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    Depending on your coolant and your setup, TSC can...

    Depending on your coolant and your setup, TSC can cause foaming of the coolant. If your tank isn’t big enough to allow enough time for settling, it can result in several problems - cavitation in your...
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    NYC CNC walked through a DIY lathe build on their...

    NYC CNC walked through a DIY lathe build on their YouTube channel. Not sure if it will meet your accuracy requirements, but might be useful...

    Here’s a link the the first video in the series:...
  7. This is a good application for a Waterjet

    This is a good application for a Waterjet
  8. There is nothing wrong with this ... but ... ...

    There is nothing wrong with this ... but ...

    If your primary use will be cutting in Aluminum, and IF the coating is indeed TiAlN or AlTiN, then it's not the ideal coating for the job.

    Aluminum...
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    That’s exactly what I was seeing... My first...

    That’s exactly what I was seeing... My first machine too...

    If you ever come up north (Auburn), feel free to come take a look...
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    I posted almost the same question a while ago:...

    I posted almost the same question a while ago:
    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/cnc-machining/chip-conveyor-issues-q-342022/?highlight=Filtering+conveyor

    Unless you have a filtering...
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    It looks like you’ve wired the A2 terminal on the...

    It looks like you’ve wired the A2 terminal on the KM13 contactor directly to the A2 terminal on the KM16 contactor. So if either circuit is activated, both contactors will close. I think you need to...
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    What TSC setup are you using? If you're using the...

    What TSC setup are you using? If you're using the factory (Okuma brand) TSC, this pump is probably wired to run at the same time as the TSC. So you'd need to remove that wire...

    Look at the second...
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    M182 doesn't seem to mind that the door is open....

    M182 doesn't seem to mind that the door is open. I have not disabled interlocks and it works fine. Only issue - the only way to turn off the M182 is by hitting [RESET]. Not a big deal, but isn't...
  14. I use the Orange Vise 20" x 8" vise pallets on 3...

    I use the Orange Vise 20" x 8" vise pallets on 3 vises in my machine.

    https://www.orangevise.com/6-vise-pallets/

    It's great for swapping between long-running repeat parts - but the pallet...
  15. Glass blowing lathe - tools - by owner - sale...

    Glass blowing lathe - tools - by owner - sale
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    Hasn’t really been an issue for me. Just need to...

    Hasn’t really been an issue for me. Just need to run the augers periodically. All my parts are made from .750” or thinner stock and lots of small tools, so I don’t think I ever see the problems other...
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    If you have foaming problems, it isn’t a “sales...

    If you have foaming problems, it isn’t a “sales pitch”...

    If you use any TSC, you’re likely to generate a lot of foam if your coolant isn’t happy. In my machine, TSC caused foaming that (if left...
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    Be sure to confirm this... At least from Gosiger...

    Be sure to confirm this... At least from Gosiger in the US, TSC is not standard equipment. TSC-prep is included from the factory - but not the high pressure pump. I believe there are Okuma-made...
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    Make sure your coolant concentrate actually wants...

    Make sure your coolant concentrate actually wants this... From what I understand, most coolant formulations depend on the calcium in tap water for anti-foaming properties. RO water will help keep the...
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    I originally got the standard LNS hinge conveyor...

    I originally got the standard LNS hinge conveyor with my M560. It was really good at filling the tank with fines. Made it necessary to clean out the tank about once a month - I was mostly running...
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    Titanium supplier in Seattle?

    Can anyone suggest a supplier for Titanium bar / plate in Seattle?

    I’ve done quite a bit of online searching and I can only find Titanium.com as a local vendor. Need to get a few competitive...
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    You'll get a tiny amount of chips stuck in the...

    You'll get a tiny amount of chips stuck in the bellows, but not to the point where it is a problem. The sticking really only happenes when you have dried out coolant (e.g. oil) on the bellows...
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    Envision- Welcome to the forum. Before you get...

    Envision-

    Welcome to the forum. Before you get all hot and bothered, you need to know that this forum can quickly come down on you like a ton of bricks if they don’t like your attitude... A lot of...
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    Several options at Costco... CoQ 1 Enzyme |...

    Several options at Costco... CoQ 1 Enzyme | Costco
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    Try CoQ10... I take 200mg at night with Lipitor...

    Try CoQ10... I take 200mg at night with Lipitor and 100mg in the morning. No more leg cramps.
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