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    No crash. Its on three of them.

    No crash.
    Its on three of them.
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    Our VDI Live tools dont use the pin. They have a...

    Our VDI Live tools dont use the pin. They have a block on the front face of the turret to square it up.

    The keys are in the turret. the slots are in the tool block. the slots have distorted.
    Im...
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    Tool Block Material?

    Hey guys,

    We made a bunch of tool blocks for our lathes out of A36.
    Over time they key-ways in the blocks have deformed to the point that the block will go out of square by a as much as .008",...
  4. Thread: API thread

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    Has anyone heard of a 4-1/8" D.I.-31 Thread? I...

    Has anyone heard of a 4-1/8" D.I.-31 Thread?
    I assume its a variation of an API but i cant find any info.
    Any help would be appreciated.

    Thanks
    Sam
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    Crystal Lake Grinders

    HI all,

    I have 2 Crystal lake grinders. They came out of a manufacturer that made gage pins and other inspection equipment.
    If anyone is interested, i can be reached at 848-229-2500.
    They are...
  6. I have an NL3000 with Mitsubishi control. That...

    I have an NL3000 with Mitsubishi control.
    That is the way ours works.
    Its normally grayed out until you push the "Common" soft key.
    Then you can enter in values.
  7. To access the common on the Mitsubishi control...

    To access the common on the Mitsubishi control you must hit the right arrow button under the display until there is a button that says common appears.
    Then push the button and then you will be...
  8. Did you replace the battery with the power on or...

    Did you replace the battery with the power on or off?

    Sam
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    Here in central Jersey .13/kwh

    Here in central Jersey .13/kwh
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    We had insurance for years through a major...

    We had insurance for years through a major insurance company. 1M/2M coverage, Workman's comp & Auto.
    Turns out after a few years we come to find out that we weren't even insured for most of what we...
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    Here in Jersey, we have a 12,000 Sf building. We...

    Here in Jersey, we have a 12,000 Sf building.
    We pay a standing water charge of $600 per quarter for the sprinkler to be hooked up.
    Very aggravating.
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    I was under the impression that you only need a...

    I was under the impression that you only need a PE license to do civil projects for state and local governments. The easiest way to make sure is to check with your insurance company. Most have...
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    I would suggest getting a NAS (Network Attached...

    I would suggest getting a NAS (Network Attached Storage). They are very inexpensive and have a second drive which can automatically back up your files as needed. Connect all the computers and...
  14. We cover the employee and their family 100%

    We cover the employee and their family 100%
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    Since you make your own product, this seems like...

    Since you make your own product, this seems like a fairly straightforward calculation.
    You must know what the cost is of each of the components that you manufacture in house. This cost must include...
  16. Thread: NPT Bore Depths

    by Sam L
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    Try This McMaster-Carr...

    Try This
    McMaster-Carr

    You just have to be 1 turn either way from the flat i believe.

    Sam
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    I Believe R32 should be R32. R32 is equivelant...

    I Believe R32 should be R32.
    R32 is equivelant to R.032 or R.32 depending on the control

    Hope that helps
    Sam
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    Why don't you make a set of collet jaws. That...

    Why don't you make a set of collet jaws.
    That way you can use your existing collets.

    Sam
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    You can email info to [email protected] or...

    You can email info to [email protected] or call 732-548-5500
    We would like the opportunity to quote.

    Thanks
    Sam
  20. Thread: New Machine Day

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    Swing over cross slide is 32.5" Max turning dia...

    Swing over cross slide is 32.5"
    Max turning dia says 16.5", but should be able to cut 20"+ with correct tooling
  21. Thread: New Machine Day

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    New Machine Day

    We just got in a Mori Seiki NL3000Y/3000
    Its a 2012 Model so its an NL not an NLX

    125' between Centers
    Milling with a Y axis

    Will be cutting chips soon.


    Sam
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    Couldn't you just write a separate subprogram for...

    Couldn't you just write a separate subprogram for 1-9 and have your counter have a <=.
    For instance if #100 <=9 then 100 else 200
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    Hey guys More news. After more checking, I...

    Hey guys

    More news. After more checking, I found that the holders are sitting at an angle on the turret. Only thing I could figure is the VDI hole is worn and the alignment pin is twisting the...
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    The gap is only in 2 out of 24 stations. That is...

    The gap is only in 2 out of 24 stations. That is not the problem.
    Fanuc came out today and said the drives were fine and needed no tuning.
    Still trying to get a definitive answer to where the...
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    Was talking to mori engineer today. Discussed a...

    Was talking to mori engineer today. Discussed a test that I did last night.
    We took a new 1/2" endmill and put in a radial live tool.
    We started to take cuts along the face of a 3" bar.
    3/4" depth...
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