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  1. Have you checked the z-axis ways for lift...

    Have you checked the z-axis ways for lift (assuming your clocking the tool movement off the table).
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    Hi John, I have some rulon, I'm based in...

    Hi John, I have some rulon, I'm based in Merseyside, PM for more info.
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    I have several of those clips that I made myself,...

    I have several of those clips that I made myself, they work better than the Mazak ones and are easier to load. I'm scrapping the machine because I recently bought a SQT200MS and have a QT20 on it's...
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    ST20-ATC, Free Tooling!

    It looks like I'll be scrapping my old Mazak pretty soon, I'll be removing most of the electronics and motors as spares for another T32 lathe but if anyone in the UK wants anything mechanical they...
  5. I use cnc-link, low cost & very reliable. Call...

    I use cnc-link, low cost & very reliable. Call Keith, he's based in Sheffield. (google cnc-link).
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    SQT18MS T32 Weak Turret Clamp

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    After having several weeks of randomly scrapping parts with erratic diameter errors I've finally had time to try and sort out our problem. Here's what's been done so far.

    Changed the x-axis...
  7. Is this a box way machine? Have you tried...

    Is this a box way machine? Have you tried checking turret movement at the two locations? Just a thought but an ill-fitting z-axis gib would give you erratic diameters at different locations along the...
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    Where are you based? Have you tried Richard Moody?

    Where are you based? Have you tried Richard Moody?
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    T-Plus power on (warm up)

    Hi, I have a new-to-me SQT200MS with T-Plus control. When I switch it on from the transformer the green power light comes on on the controller (next to the monitor), when I press this nothing happens...
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    Thanks Phil, should it really be that noisey...

    Thanks Phil, should it really be that noisey though, it sounds like a broken air line.
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    Ok, so I ended up buying this machine, stills...

    Ok, so I ended up buying this machine, stills tons to get through but it looks like the air "leak" is something Mazak describes as an "air-curtain" which is piped into the bearing shroud behind the...
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    Cheers, I was worried it was maybe some kind of...

    Cheers, I was worried it was maybe some kind of air mist lube system for the spindle bearings:eek:
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    Vibratory Tumbling Advice

    Hi, I have 100's of small 316 stainless parts that I've tumbled to de-burr some sharp edges. The tumbling process has worked fine but there is a grey residue left on the parts that the customer has...
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    This is the way to go, I've done many transfer...

    This is the way to go, I've done many transfer line saddles over the years this way, these things run none-stop and I've never had a come back on them. 10hrs labour max for that job, we'd still...
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    SQT200MS Air Leak

    Hi, I've just been to look at a SQT200MS 1998 T+ lathe that's being sold at auction. Whilst inspecting the machine there was a loud air leak coming from the main spindle area, not knowing this...
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    Hi, could you please forward your pdf to...

    Hi, could you please forward your pdf to [email protected], I have a leaky kitagawa cylinder to go at next week. (can't get onedrive to open)
    Thanks...
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    Thread Insert Question

    Hi, for years now I have been using whit inserts for cutting both bspp and bspt threads, never had any comeback. I recently noticed that you can purchase inserts specifically for bspt threads, are...
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    I only use Mazatrol, it's so easy to program at...

    I only use Mazatrol, it's so easy to program at the control. I do have the iso option but after using Mazatrol for a while g-code just feels archaic on a lathe.
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    Also, tools are hard to find, make sure there's...

    Also, tools are hard to find, make sure there's lots with the machine...
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    I've had mine for about 4 years now, very robust...

    I've had mine for about 4 years now, very robust & accurate (will hold .01mm when warmed up). The main problem with these machines is the tool-changer set-up, you will have constant headaches with...
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    What does the lights indicate on the Freqrol...

    What does the lights indicate on the Freqrol drive, there's a vertical line of green led's that show the drive condition via a chart on the front panel?
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    Sounds like someone's F××ked-up on the quote to...

    Sounds like someone's F××ked-up on the quote to me, if he's on here asking can it be done then he probably didn't see it on the drawing when he took a shot at the quote. Unless it's his no.1 customer...
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    So I have a budget of 18mins per slot on these, I...

    So I have a budget of 18mins per slot on these, I know that's a lifetime but if I can get it down to half that without standing over the e-stop I'd be happy. Is the general consensus to use 2 flute...
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    I should just clarify one point, I'm not looking...

    I should just clarify one point, I'm not looking to break any records, I'm just looking for a stable process that can be left to nibble away on it's own.
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    Best method for slotting aluminium?

    I have a job coming up that involves producing an enclosed 10mm wide slot through 20mm thick aluminum plate, the slots are approx 400mm long and there's about 300off to machine. Machine is a Mori...
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