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    Have you looked at Centroid's Oak control. I'm...

    Have you looked at Centroid's Oak control. I'm pretty sure it would run the Yaskawa drivers.
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    Looks like sigma 1 servos. I think it would be a...

    Looks like sigma 1 servos. I think it would be a shame to get rid of those and put steppers on.

    Agree with the post above. Centroid has a forum thatís monitored by their tech people so you could...
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    It would probably help to know the models of the...

    It would probably help to know the models of the servos on there, the spindle motor too. I donít know any of the specs for an 05. Iím guessing they are Yaskawa ac servos? You can probably find...
  4. There is one of those mounted on my mill. Ive...

    There is one of those mounted on my mill. Ive Been wondering what the heck it was there for.
  5. I bought a smaller desktop type oven a few years...

    I bought a smaller desktop type oven a few years back and fitted it with a ramp-soak PID from auberins(?). K type thermocouple and SSRís werenít too expensive. I ended up buying new 5000w element too...
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    Dayton 4C847 is whatís on my old Ď93 VF-1.

    Dayton 4C847 is whatís on my old Ď93 VF-1.
  7. Iíve never heard 3 per year before. Thatís a slow...

    Iíve never heard 3 per year before. Thatís a slow weekend around here.
  8. Thread: Retrofit 93 VF2

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    Yeah Iím not into mine much more than 3k so not...

    Yeah Iím not into mine much more than 3k so not too worried about resale value.

    I ended up having DMM build some 1kW servos that are based on their 86mm housing. I was having trouble finding...
  9. Thread: Retrofit 93 VF2

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    Does anyone here happen to know how the old (93...

    Does anyone here happen to know how the old (93 vintage) haas machines were configured for axis drives? Iíve seen one place selling a retrofit kit with what looks like 1kw drives for x&y and a 1.5kw...
  10. Thread: Retrofit 93 VF2

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    Iím trying to figure out the servos. Iím not...

    Iím trying to figure out the servos. Iím not really sure what the specs were on the originals, I canít find anything except that they were electrocraft E728ís that are discontinued and very...
  11. Thread: Retrofit 93 VF2

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    I donít yet. The tool changer scares me more than...

    I donít yet. The tool changer scares me more than anything. I know the centroid and machmotion guys have done it before but Iím sure I will be cussing myself before itís over.

    The machine I bought...
  12. Thread: Retrofit 93 VF2

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    Curious if you decided to go ahead with this...

    Curious if you decided to go ahead with this project. I'd like to see what you come up with on the servos/drives & hardware. I have a 93 VF1 that's probably getting a centroid retrofit.
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    Yeah Mike you are correct on all counts. I must...

    Yeah Mike you are correct on all counts. I must have been figuring out how to attach a pic while you were typing.

    I've emailed Wells-Index about the manual. I spoke with them before I bought it...
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    Yeah, I expect you're right. Here's a picture of...

    Yeah, I expect you're right. Here's a picture of it I took last weekend after spending all day scrubbing away. You could barely make out the "Index" logo before the bath, so I expect to find...
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    Index model 45 mill

    I just bought an old model 45. It's hard finding much info on these things. Most of my googling ends up bringing me to this forum, so I gave in and registered. I know there are a couple of guys here...
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