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  1. My first career was building homes. From the way...

    My first career was building homes. From the way that is built the header is in the ceiling. What you do is temp support the ceiling joist with 3 4x4’s. One as a header and 2 legs from inside. ...
  2. unusual rack and pinion size of clausing colchester 11" bantam

    So I am repairing a rack on a clausing Colchester 11". This was a school lathe and it was crashed. Rack has 4 teeth missing. I measured the rack on the comparator and the total depth is .190 and...
  3. When I program hard metals I use 2 identical...

    When I program hard metals I use 2 identical tools. Rough and finish. When finisher gets ugly it then becomes my next rougher. This has worked very well in the past.
  4. The geometry you are programming off could be the...

    The geometry you are programming off could be the problem. Could you reduce the tolerance of the geometry?
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    I remember some of these dovetails uses a 55

    I remember some of these dovetails uses a 55
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    I am glad I finally brought home a comparator

    I am glad I finally brought home a comparator
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    Would not it be better to grab a protractor and...

    Would not it be better to grab a protractor and measure?
  8. I sent email Friday to a small Vent manufacture...

    I sent email Friday to a small Vent manufacture Airon offering to make parts. I would do it for no charge if I could. Have not heard anything yet
  9. I know I have seen a picture of the signal wave...

    I know I have seen a picture of the signal wave but cannot find it now. Here is the encoder and pinout. I do not believe it is a serial encoder. Fanuc calls it an incremental pulse...
  10. Testing incremental encoder with oscope

    Just got a usb oscope. Want to test a fanuc i64 inc encoder. Does anyone know this procedure?
    Thanks
    Steve austin
  11. You could use a dividing head on a mini mill if...

    You could use a dividing head on a mini mill if you find the correct cutters.
  12. I have a Fanuc Alpha servo machine which was...

    I have a Fanuc Alpha servo machine which was prewired for a 4th. I ordered the same Alpha motor/drive that would have come with the machine. I got the part numbers from the parts book. This has an...
  13. Hi VanC. I do have shields and the power cable...

    Hi VanC. I do have shields and the power cable appears to be correct. Can you think of anything else that would cause the motor to run sporadically with no alarm but the position error. That error...
  14. fanuc omd 4th axis randomly won't move 414 alarm excess error

    I have a Fanuc 0md Yang mill. And I found a Tsudakoma 4th from HGR minus a motor and internal wires. So I pieced together everything and got it running however after installing the motor cover it...
  15. You can gat mastercam with a machine sim that is...

    You can gat mastercam with a machine sim that is hooked up to a post. Still not Goode sim but 99 % there
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    You did a great job. I bought a Tsudakoma 4th...

    You did a great job. I bought a Tsudakoma 4th off HGR for 50$ but it had no motor, no gear as you have pictured and was disassembled in a box. Got it working not long ago. It was a job. My...
  17. We see the same thing with small radius tip...

    We see the same thing with small radius tip pencil cutters. I always attributed that to smaller tools cut with less pressure so there is no push off. Our situation is with 5 axis trunnions so flex...
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    Well I will still buy from Maritool. This title...

    Well I will still buy from Maritool. This title needs to change. In America you are innocent until proven and I think that American ideal should apply to business as well.
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    There is more difference than the length in the 2...

    There is more difference than the length in the 2 studs I pictured. Look at the Dia. Look at the nice Rad on the short fat stud.
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    The studs on our Okuma cat40's are short and fat....

    The studs on our Okuma cat40's are short and fat. I like them. Unlike the studs on my Yang cat40 in my garage which is long and thin. The Haas cat40's at work are same as mine. I have often...
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    That is it. Did you work hear?

    That is it. Did you work hear?
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    I just found I need a K word which is the lead in...

    I just found I need a K word which is the lead in in. or mm. Is that correct?
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    thread mill code on Acramatic A950

    Any one ever program a thread mill or helix in incremental with wear comp on a Acramatic A950 Cinci. This is for a 3 spindle gantry.
    Is code different than Fanuc? For wear comp you only need...
  24. I is HSM for roughing. Does it have a setting for...

    I is HSM for roughing. Does it have a setting for finish passes? I have feel like a spend more time finishing parts than I should.
  25. how do you calculate finish passes with endmills?

    how do you calculate finish passes with endmills? Of coarse different for different materials. Do you use standard ipt and calculate for radial chip thinning? I feel like I could increase feed of...
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