Search Results - Practical Machinist - Largest Manufacturing Technology Forum on the Web
Close
Login to Your Account

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Whitbread

Page 1 of 2 1 2

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds.

  1. Replies
    12
    Views
    887

    I just ordered inserts a few weeks ago so they...

    I just ordered inserts a few weeks ago so they were in business then!
  2. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,541

    Yes, that Pic was as I walked to up the machine...

    Yes, that Pic was as I walked to up the machine after I heard the noises. I definitely agree with your wild guess as mine was similar haha.

    The dnc code came right off the machines hard drive....
  3. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,541

    Took a look at the code, it looks good to my...

    Took a look at the code, it looks good to my newbie eyes. The line in red was the current line when the machine barfed out.

    X4.4624 Y0.3252 Z0.8941
    X4.4579 Y0.3411 Z0.894
    X4.451 Y0.3648 Z0.8941...
  4. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,541

    No kidding! Had it hit the side of the fixture...

    No kidding! Had it hit the side of the fixture table, it would've surely cost more than a dab of weld and a $30 endmill!

    Yeahhhh, the plan was now that all hogging was done, run the 3d profiles,...
  5. Replies
    18
    Views
    1,541

    Cnc brainfart

    Was running my 96 BP VMC1000
    for 8 hours straight today doing 3d profiling on an investment cast mold part. At 530, I was a few feet away at the workbench waiting for the nearly complete program...
  6. Replies
    28
    Views
    5,210

    I'm running my 15hp bridgeport vmc1000 on a panel...

    I'm running my 15hp bridgeport vmc1000 on a panel from wny supply and a 20hp Baldor 1750 rpm motor. I balanced the third leg output adding a few caps until it was within 7v on all 3 phases. I made...
  7. I bought maritool's boring set and I couldn't be...

    I bought maritool's boring set and I couldn't be happier. Yes, it is made overseas by Stanny. Is it equal to a big kaiser? No, but I'd say it's 98% the quality for 1/3 the money. The ONLY bad thing I...
  8. I also have a vmc1000 with Siemens drives but...

    I also have a vmc1000 with Siemens drives but dx32 controls that I bought with some issues for super cheap. My main issues were that it would not m19 and threw a drive axis error with any rpm command...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,021

    Both my panels were from WNY bought off their...

    Both my panels were from WNY bought off their ebay store. Received them within 10 days so I have no complaints. Orders were about 1.5 years apart. Added some run caps to the 20hp unit to get voltage...
  10. RFQ - 4140 Steel part investment cast or 5 axis

    Hey guys, I've called every investment casting shop I can Google up and the only ones that would even quote it want 4x reasonable cost. I don't understand what the issue is, way more complex parts...
  11. This! Ive done about 200 holes worth so far of...

    This! Ive done about 200 holes worth so far of m12x1.25 3/4" deep in 8620 and another 100 external m30x1.5 threads on 1215 parts with the same single point Harvey thread mill. Obviously it's slower...
  12. Here ya go! ...

    Here ya go!

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48796786062_6ffdd2636c_c.jpg

    https://live.staticflickr.com/65535/48796643451_1c4512d303_c.jpg[
    ...
  13. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,860

    My door switch is not osha complaint, soooo I'm...

    My door switch is not osha complaint, soooo I'm afraid I can't help you with any pictures haha.
  14. Gardner Denver RHT0100 compressed air dryer

    100cfm rated Gardner Denver air dryer. Runs on single phase 220v. Works perfectly, just too big for me. Would like $1200. Located in Gaylord MI. Can ship at buyers expense.
  15. Dammit, I can't hide anywhere on the internet LOL!

    Dammit, I can't hide anywhere on the internet LOL!
  16. Haha, it's a coolant fan pulley for jeep liberty...

    Haha, it's a coolant fan pulley for jeep liberty diesels. The big holes are so you can get a socket through to the bolts holding pulley bracket to engine block. Chrysler discontinued the part, so I'm...
  17. First part was a success! I'll bump the feed to...

    First part was a success! I'll bump the feed to 45 in/min for the next one per the suggestions. Chips looked good and mill sounded great on this part.

    Thanks again guys!
    ...
  18. Thanks for all the pointers guys!!! I bought...

    Thanks for all the pointers guys!!!

    I bought a 5/8"x1.5" altin coated 4 variable flute 30 thou corner rad mill from PCG as suggested by another member here for the roughing. I swore at fusion...
  19. Need help - Hogging a large circular pocket in 1045

    Hey guys, I just got my BP VMC1000/22 up and running after a few weeks of literal crash course in all things CNC. My backround is 10+ years of manual machining, so I'm familiar enough with the basics...
  20. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,860

    Absolutely! I may not be a regular here, but I'm...

    Absolutely! I may not be a regular here, but I'm happy to give back what I can. If you need a parameter set from my machine, I'd be happy to send them to you. It seems to be running well so hopefully...
  21. On the initial part I have in mind, there's a...

    On the initial part I have in mind, there's a couple holes in the .75-1" range that will receive an OD ground hydraulic piston without any seal, so the surface finish and bore size need to be better...
  22. I emailed the seller asking for a close up of the...

    I emailed the seller asking for a close up of the scale and it is marked in .005mm increments. Sorry, forgot to mention that earlier.
    ...
  23. Old criterion vs new precision import boring heads

    Hello guys, I'm looking for some real world experience. I recently purchased a 1996 BP VMC1000 that came with a ton of tooling but no boring head. I run a small shop producing automotive performance...
  24. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,860

    I managed to fix the spindle error today! I...

    I managed to fix the spindle error today! I looked at the parameter list and noticed there was a "spindle ramp rate" in the book. Called up the parameter and it was set at 0. Set it to 1500rpm/sec...
  25. Replies
    6
    Views
    1,860

    Well if anyone was curious, I managed to fix the...

    Well if anyone was curious, I managed to fix the orientation issue. When the spindle drive was replaced, it was apparently never programmed to the machine. When 0M3 was called out, the spindle was...
Results 1 to 25 of 32
Page 1 of 2 1 2