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  1. Poked around today. Learned that K15.0 stores a...

    Poked around today. Learned that K15.0 stores a 1 if the last index sequence completed, 0 if not. If K15.0=0, I get a blinking turret clamp light even if the prox is made. Once I set K15.0=1, the...
  2. Mori SL35, trying to troubleshoot no turret clamp

    I have a Mori SL35 that has a blinking turret clamp light. Looking at the turret on this thing I find a A,B,D,Z switch in addition to the turret clamp switch.

    A and Z are connected to the NC...
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    The littlemachineshop link shows it discontinued....

    The littlemachineshop link shows it discontinued. Anyone know why?

    Thanks,

    Clutch
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    Who repairs your servo motors?

    I'm looking for a firm that reliably repairs both Fanuc and Allen Bradley servo motors. I have a bunch of each in my facility. Michigan area would be good but this tends to be repair of a motor...
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    As a tech in a manufacturing facility where we...

    As a tech in a manufacturing facility where we run standard programs to make tens and hundreds of thousands of the same parts, I can attest to how failing to grease a chuck will cause issues.
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    Turret unclamp changing tool offset

    I have a QT-250 at work that doesn't work the way I would expect. Quite often a Tool will be used with more than one offset to deal with say boring two different bores that may need a bit of...
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    Optically measuring a part (Scanning)

    Are there systems other than cameras that suffer from perspective distortion that can measure a part in say a 16x16 inch envelope looking horizontally and from above?

    What key words do I need to...
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    I guess Don isn't going to reveal the screen...

    I guess Don isn't going to reveal the screen name. It would have been interesting to read the thoughts of someone that really changed the world.

    RIP Mr Roberts, I lusted after one of your...
  9. Thread: Decimal threads

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    Decimal threads

    I've asked this elsewhere but I still have not got an answer I can understand.

    Googling around, I see a 5C collet has a 1.238 - 20 pitch thread.

    What dimension on either the external or...
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    T32 Plus how to change from inch to metric?

    We have a t32 plus with mazatrol only, no eia, how do we change the programming units and display units to metric, we are in inch atm.

    Thanks,

    Clutch
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    There is a LH-30 manual, didn't see a -2 version...

    There is a LH-30 manual, didn't see a -2 version at http://www.sonysms.com/

    You have to setup a user name and password to get it. It is a pdf scan.

    PM me with an email address and I'll send a...
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    The new terms are idiot resistant, water...

    The new terms are idiot resistant, water resistant, scratch resistant...

    Clutch
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    Poll: Telephones, cell phones, people stopping you on...

    Telephones, cell phones, people stopping you on the way to do something, and a paging system.

    Why would anyone want yet another disruption?

    Clutch
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    I've owned a Fluke 12 and a 117. Fine meters. ...

    I've owned a Fluke 12 and a 117. Fine meters.

    The 12 is still going but I dropped it one to many times and broke the case.

    My vote is for the 117 atm.

    Clutch
  15. Poll: Martin, Believe it or not, G and M codes work....

    Martin,

    Believe it or not, G and M codes work. Masak has a conversational language and other mtb's also have them.

    We paid extra to get the EIA (g code) option on our Mazak multiplexes.

    We...
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    It was one of my better ideas. Thanks for the...

    It was one of my better ideas. Thanks for the complement.

    Clutch

    http://wess.freeshell.org/clausing/Clausing.html
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    Well when you get around to machining the...

    Well when you get around to machining the bushing, here is what I did with my 6903.

    http://wess.freeshell.org/spindle_driver.jpg
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    Did you look though the diagnostic parameters...

    Did you look though the diagnostic parameters looking for 22 or 23 depending how how this thing counts?

    I'd punch these out so you can review and search them electronically on your pc.

    You...
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    On a CNC turret lathe, a crash is when I have to...

    On a CNC turret lathe, a crash is when I have to drill the heads off of every SHCS going into the tool disk side curvic coupler because they all are bent so you can't rotate any of them to loosen...
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    I was on the net before Al Gore invented it. ...

    I was on the net before Al Gore invented it. :smoking:

    Clutch
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    Not meeting membership requirements

    Gent on r.c.m. posted a message that he tried to register to this website and got this message:

    "Unfortunately your registration at Practical Machinist - Largest Manufacturing Technology Forum on...
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    My operators don't crash machines, they 'bump'...

    My operators don't crash machines, they 'bump' the turret.

    Once upon a time, I had a 12" cylindrical square in a VMC. I wanted it to go to home and typed in G00Z0.0 I ment G53G0Z0.0 . Some how I...
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    I've been using...

    I've been using
    http://sourceforge.net/projects/pdfcreator/

    On my laptop (xp pro). Free!

    Clutch
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    Can't help you with the nozzle but I can attest...

    Can't help you with the nozzle but I can attest that dry ice blasting does a fine job.

    At a past job, about 10 years ago, we used it to clean the build up of mold release from tooling we used...
  25. Wood will absorb moisture in relation to the...

    Wood will absorb moisture in relation to the environment it is in.

    Clutch
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