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  1. Thread: Hurco BMC 40

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    You need to tell us how much your interpolation...

    You need to tell us how much your interpolation is off. Is it on X or Y or at a 45 to X and Y.

    Would also help to know the control. You could be Ultimax II, Max32, or UltimaxIII.
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    The tool holder is kinda neat but the underlying...

    The tool holder is kinda neat but the underlying issue will be the challenge to know what to do with the data that the holder generates.


    A skilled knowledgeable machinist has many intuitive...
  3. How many people verify if the backup is valid? ...

    How many people verify if the backup is valid?

    A significant number of backups are invalid even though they are reported as being okay and complete.
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    Don't crossover the gray line in which your toy...

    Don't crossover the gray line in which your toy hauler becomes commerce. You will find yourself in a world of legal problems if they prove that you circumvented the rules.

    Hauling a pallet of...
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    It extends service intervals and overall engine...

    It extends service intervals and overall engine longevity substantially.

    Before the low sulfur diesel fuel, combustion particulates were the biggest issue for engine lube system contamination....
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    They are diesel engines converted to CNG by...

    They are diesel engines converted to CNG by either using a different head with a spark plug or just utilize a manufacturers conversion system that replaces the injector in the standard head with a...
  7. Sticky: Impeachment of Bill Clinton - Wikipedia...

    Impeachment of Bill Clinton - Wikipedia

    Bill Clinton was impeached for lying to a Grand Jury investigation about Paula Jones. In essence, his perjury interfered with Paula Jones civil rights of...
  8. If the windings are leaking from the harmonics of...

    If the windings are leaking from the harmonics of the VFD, they will also usually leak at some level with normal line voltage.

    Meggering the motor would have revealed this condition. Being that...
  9. I've never seen a motor fail this way. Usually...

    I've never seen a motor fail this way. Usually when the windings start to short, the current draw increases exponentially, leading to over heating, and finally with the magic smoke leaking out.
    ...
  10. Be careful with taking the fuel line off. The...

    Be careful with taking the fuel line off.

    The fuel pump is not powered from the ignition but directly from the battery through a relay. There is also an interlock with the front collision sensor...
  11. The fuel pump should be inside the fuel tank and...

    The fuel pump should be inside the fuel tank and the pumps do occasionally fail.

    It is mounted with the fuel gauge sending unit. Usually a metal disc that rotates and locks into the tank.
  12. The timing belt should be good for 1800-2000 hrs....

    The timing belt should be good for 1800-2000 hrs. of run time.

    The biggest issue will be how long the engine sets at the pump off season without running. I would suspect that being out in the...
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    you might have a hardware problem. If your...

    you might have a hardware problem. If your machine is fixed and it is supposed to be at 18secs and yet your post flow is 35secs, that sounds like a bad timer.

    How is the timer shown in your...
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    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&so...

    https://www.google.com/url?sa=t&rct=j&q=&esrc=s&source=web&cd=2&cad=rja&uact=8&ved=2ahUKEwjwrqT51J7lAhUHnlkKHfGFDvQQFjABegQIABAC&url=https%3A%2F%2Fwww.millerwelds.com%2Ffiles%2Fowners-manuals%2FO360A_...
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    Well if you can't touch the door and you want a...

    Well if you can't touch the door and you want a decent machine, then you only have one option left and that is to disassemble the machine you want into small enough components to fit through the...
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    It is usually much easier to take the door out,...

    It is usually much easier to take the door out, move the machine you really want in and then restore the door.

    Most people fear taking doors or walls out but most times it is the easiesst path.
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    There is a menu that you get into that allows you...

    There is a menu that you get into that allows you to set the timers and other parameters. This is in the manual.
  18. What do you want to accomplish with your E-stop?...

    What do you want to accomplish with your E-stop?

    A true E-stop that would actually stop the spindle motor without coasting will either need a plugging switch or else a magnetic brake.

    If you...
  19. i would cut the battery/clock chip off the board,...

    i would cut the battery/clock chip off the board, then desolder the pins individually.

    The big problem with this is not lifting the traces from overheating the board.
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    Methane is a very common molecule in interstellar...

    Methane is a very common molecule in interstellar space. Actually in much greater amounts than what we experience on Earth. The outer planets also contain significant amounts of methane in amounts...
  21. I agree. This is just the hypocrisy of FB....

    I agree.

    This is just the hypocrisy of FB. They tend to censor comments and certain postings that have political opinions that they disagree with but they do zilch when it comes to unsavory...
  22. It is all about the revenue and that the FB users...

    It is all about the revenue and that the FB users are in essence the product.
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    The DRO is not actually a DRO in the traditional...

    The DRO is not actually a DRO in the traditional sense. It is more like a very precise optical vernier caliper.

    These use an etched and silvered glass scale. The readers contain an internal lamp...
  24. You indirectly bring up a point in what has...

    You indirectly bring up a point in what has changed in our culture. Prior to the late 60's, the police were usually considered honorable. There was also an expectation that we all as citizens needed...
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    We are talking specifically about an IHC gas...

    We are talking specifically about an IHC gas engine in a Hough loader. This is a gravity fuel feed to the carb. Your Bobcat skidloader uses a fuel pump with the gas tank below the carb. This...
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