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    My first mentor used to poor his cold milky tea...

    My first mentor used to poor his cold milky tea in the coolant. It used to develop this skin that was science experiment level.
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    Okay cool, there should be a combination of parts...

    Okay cool, there should be a combination of parts and adapters so you can mount the magnetic head on to the machine head. Then the chuck sticks to the magnet. Iím assuming the magnetic chuck has the...
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    You need a current 3R catalogue. They havenít...

    You need a current 3R catalogue. They havenít changed much in 40 years and all new gear is compatible with old.

    What systems do you have? 20mm diameter stems? Macro pallets?

    The mounting can...
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    The Agie form you speak of is actually two...

    The Agie form you speak of is actually two different machines. It used to be Agie and charmilles were different brands altogether but were bought by +GF+. The form 350 is most likely closely...
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    Chuck it in a 4 jaw independent or a face plate...

    Chuck it in a 4 jaw independent or a face plate if possible
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    Hi, If the user interface is similar to the...

    Hi,

    If the user interface is similar to the mondo, you can move the cursor to the top left corner to highlight the page number, then by pressing numbers 4 through 9 (press enter after each...
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    Is it a mondo or a mondo star? Or am I...

    Is it a mondo or a mondo star?

    Or am I thinking of the wrong machine?
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    All the machines Iíve used, the surface area that...

    All the machines Iíve used, the surface area that you give the machine is the size of the frontal electrode face. Usually in CM squared. Not the cavity size

    I take it your running a Agie machine...
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    The major thing about knee mills wearing out is...

    The major thing about knee mills wearing out is how the knee drops forward over time. This run out is common wear but unless you can tighten the gibs on the table height without it going tight at...
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    No, the story is that the machine has been like...

    No, the story is that the machine has been like this for atleast 10 years (Iíve been there for 1 year) and anyone who has used it has just accepted that the machine doesnít grind properly flat and...
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    See the duplicated thread in the abrasive forum,...

    See the duplicated thread in the abrasive forum, it has the photos of the ram thatís bent, it works in manual fine, when the ram is detached and then run full travel , both ways it mimics what...
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    I checked all that, the rod for the cross feed...

    I checked all that, the rod for the cross feed cylinder is bent and is getting stuck in the cylinder piston and bush and possible pulling tight the saddle on to the slide, I only found this out by...
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    Bore out, double key and sleeve and re cut the...

    Bore out, double key and sleeve and re cut the key in the same position.

    Itís easily done, I used to bore and key sets of sprockets that were used in gangs on shafts where all the teeth had to...
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    Colchester, all day long!

    Colchester, all day long!
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    Cheers for the reply, in the end I found the...

    Cheers for the reply, in the end I found the manual and set it up,
    after being told that it didnít work, and getting the whole war and peace about how the guy who fixed it is useless.... there was...
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    Hi, Yes this situation is quite predictable,...

    Hi,

    Yes this situation is quite predictable, I should of given a background first.
    We are a toolroom of 6 guys which is part of a injection mould factory. We maintain old tools, build some of...
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    Toolroom/ Machine shop tier boards

    The management want us in the tool room to produce a big white board on the wall style chart that easily shows the management what the toolroom work flow is looking like. They said it must be

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    How long did they last though?

    How long did they last though?
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    Do any of the diamond veterans know if there is...

    Do any of the diamond veterans know if there is different types or grades of dressing diamonds? I use the typical diamond on a block to flat dress but also those small triangle ones that are used in...
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    Makes perfect sense, Although if you run a...

    Makes perfect sense,
    Although if you run a charmilles itís far easier just to run the guide setup cycle 👍🏼
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    With the mushroomed ends, they are normally...

    With the mushroomed ends, they are normally turned down so you can screw them out with out fouling on the female thread minor diameter. If they are even more worse hold the screw with a spanner a run...
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    Hey, Thanks for the reply, see the abrasive...

    Hey,

    Thanks for the reply, see the abrasive machining forum as I duplicated the post, it has all the pictures of what I found. The short of the long is that I found that there is a bent cross...
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    It all depends on the type of steel (or any...

    It all depends on the type of steel (or any material) and itís heat treated condition, whether itís possibly annealed for fully hardened will have a massive impact on how it grinds. Also your type of...
  24. Its true they will last longer depending on how...

    Its true they will last longer depending on how you use them. but, Itís better to buy end mills with bull noses rather then stone the edge just because youíll never hand stone two edges equally or...
  25. Yes, we have a few of those right near us. It...

    Yes, we have a few of those right near us. It will probably be what we do when it blows the seals, my manager has already turned round and said heís not gonna fix it....

    Iím not gonna completely...
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