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    Help identify collet holder

    Hi,

    This is starting to be embarrassing. This holder came with the mill and I’d need 20mm collet for this. However I have two failed attempts to order correct collet. First I thought it is ER32...
  2. I`m using Scott Autoflow when ever I do some...

    I`m using Scott Autoflow when ever I do some dusty work, paint or weld. It is very nice as it pushes the air to mask so it doesn`t need to be air tight. Also no issues on fogging even if you sweat....
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    Like eKretz said, thermal camera is amazing. You...

    Like eKretz said, thermal camera is amazing. You can even see footsteps where someone has walked a while ago. Or warm chair where someone sat, glows a long time. I use Flir e8 and to my experience...
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    When I changed my shop door to taller I tried to...

    When I changed my shop door to taller I tried to minimize the damage so tried to find the screws under the mud in plaster wall. Using thermal camera with decent resolution was the key. Screw heads...
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    I got super excited about that Motorex Ortho NF-X...

    I got super excited about that Motorex Ortho NF-X as well as I refuse to use water based coolants. When I contacted sales rep he was kind of reluctant to sell me that if I didn't have automatic...
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    Thanks. Disconnecting the encoder cable will it...

    Thanks. Disconnecting the encoder cable will it cause any ill effect, eg. lose position, or errors? As if I have understood correctly absolute encoder batteries are keeping the track of position even...
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    Fanuc Servo motor damage

    Hi,

    Today happened small accident and robodrill Y axis servo motor got hit when moving things. That red plastic part cracked. I believe it's the encoder part. Anyone ever opened these that is...
  8. Thread: Why batteries.

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    Maybe because flash memory corrupt in few years.....

    Maybe because flash memory corrupt in few years.. I`m not sure though.
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    Bill, that macro worked perfectly. Thank you. I...

    Bill, that macro worked perfectly. Thank you. I haven't tried macros before but I understood how that works... That is wonderful how you can shorten repeating code by loops. Will definitely keep this...
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    Was wondering, is this using the part program...

    Was wondering, is this using the part program memory or is this space allocated already from the memory, whether you use it or not? If it is using the part program then I might be good with the 32...
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    Wohoo. Happy man. Thank you. That was it. Now I...

    Wohoo. Happy man. Thank you. That was it. Now I got that table as well. Now I got 4 rows there.
    Under length there is geometry and wear and under radius same geometry and wear. I suppose that now...
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    Wohoo! Got 200 offsets now. Thank you! However no...

    Wohoo! Got 200 offsets now. Thank you! However no separate table for D..
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    It warned me that it will empty the program...

    It warned me that it will empty the program memory. Just wanted to double check that it will not reset any parameters, just the Oxxxx part programs? What about work offsets?
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    Great. Leave other bits as is? Currently 9932 bit...

    Great. Leave other bits as is? Currently 9932 bit 2 and 7 = 1
    Was just wondering that if some other bit which maybe tells the number of offsets to be 32 need to be set to 0...
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    Fanuc 16MA (Robodrill) tool offsets

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    In tool offset table I only have 32 offsets available. Length and radius offsets share the same table. According to the manual there is possibility of up to 200 offsets and 400 as option. I'm...
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    Hi Bob and Bill, I tried the Bob's code and it...

    Hi Bob and Bill,

    I tried the Bob's code and it worked. However there is this "want to get rid of" step to go to the center after each circle. Not a big deal but if you were to streamline the...
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    Oh my. What might be the correct way to gradually...

    Oh my. What might be the correct way to gradually increase the depth. I tried:
    G03 X-16.225 Y0. I16.225
    G03 X-16.425 Y0. I16.225
    G03 X-16.85 Y0. I16.425
    G03 X-16.85 Y0. I16.825

    but this...
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    Hi, May I continue this as it is related to...

    Hi,

    May I continue this as it is related to the original G03 topic. I'm facing weird glitch when I try to mill groove with G03 with multiple depths. Code is like this:
    G41 X-16.225 Y0. H26
    G03...
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    It is 2380mm / 94 inches. I had to disassemble...

    It is 2380mm / 94 inches. I had to disassemble wall from top of the garage door as the opening was only 2150mm..
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    I'm interested in what lubricant to use in MQL....

    I'm interested in what lubricant to use in MQL. Vegetable oil would of course be safe in health wise, but I believe it is not so good for rubber. If for example spindle seals would perish due to...
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    If you want to go cheap and still want decent...

    If you want to go cheap and still want decent solution. I'd suggest to order Foscam HD camera:
    Foscam HD camera
    Then depending if you have WLAN you may connect that by it to your home network. Or...
  22. I also use occasionally my machines and after use...

    I also use occasionally my machines and after use apply some ISO-32 hydraulic fluid on way covers as well as lathe ways. Then by paint brush lather it to every exposed metal surfaces. I don`t use...
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    Yes, those slitting saws are another story. I...

    Yes, those slitting saws are another story. I have half a dozen of them and all seem to have concentricity issues...
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    Got my sanity back... That holder is darn near...

    Got my sanity back... That holder is darn near perfect when measured. Collet chuck seems to be battered and both 15mm collets are well, not so true. That makes me wonder is it harder to make collets...
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    Turned part and concentricity issue

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    I'm baffled and can't understand how following is possible. I've tried to make slitting saw holder for use in ER25 collet chuck, but no matter how I do it there is ~0.15mm concentricity error...
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