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  1. We bought 3 robodrills and have yet to figure how...

    We bought 3 robodrills and have yet to figure how the pallet changers work ourselves. Weíre not sure if mechanical issues exist or not but as far as Iím aware m65 through m67 are the commands but...
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    Exkenna I noticed the website states not...

    Exkenna I noticed the website states not accepting payments. Any time in the future that will change?
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    Weíve tried pretty much all mentioned here and...

    Weíve tried pretty much all mentioned here and itís hit or miss depends on model, loc, doc, particular material at the time, etc... We just ordered some of those Kor5 and interested in how they work....
  4. Denver Colorado Scraping Class in October

    Denver, Colorado Scraping Class:

    Hello Everyone,

    I am reaching out to anyone who may be interested and also communicating with Richard King to coordinate a scraping class in Lakewood Colorado...
  5. Fadal 4020 tram, setup, adjustment concerns and questions

    Iíve read the existing posts I guess in my case I didnít feel I found the answers Iím looking for. The machine is the typical 4 pad setup and itís leveled perfect front to back. I adjusted all the...
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    Hmmm, not sure I agree that two resistors in...

    Hmmm, not sure I agree that two resistors in parallel would smoke it. You’d have to make sure the combined resistance was the same. It certainly allows more current to flow but the way I see is that...
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    Agree with ifixcnc the shimmed gap isnít as...

    Agree with ifixcnc the shimmed gap isnít as important as clearance when it turns. Our vmc15 was acting up and lowering the sensor just above the magnet approx .020 alleviated the issue. It was just...
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    Factory our Fadals exhaust the air up however for...

    Factory our Fadals exhaust the air up however for best cooling blowing down on the motor would be more efficient in cooling. I say this because of the flow direction stickers on the fan housing show...
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    You still have your trunnion? Learn how to use it?

    You still have your trunnion? Learn how to use it?
  10. Weíre having the issue with or without volumill....

    Weíre having the issue with or without volumill. I canít find the option you mentioned perhaps our newer version of Gibbs is setup differently. I have found that certain actions we have to remove...
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    I love responding to old posts for new ideas for...

    I love responding to old posts for new ideas for old problems. Anyone want to know what you do? Btw we use rustics to and it gets smelly regardless of daily use. There are many essential oils that...
  12. I donít know if youíre still on here or if...

    I donít know if youíre still on here or if someone else can answer. I see the turcite is only a short little section and wondering why itís not the length of the table? Went to inspect our turcite...
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    Electric Way Oiler retrofit question

    Wondering if anyone has purchased and installed a electric way Oiler on a Fadal or similar type machine to replace the bijur pid pump? The rebuild kit is $500 and pump $1000 and for a 4-5 liter...
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    All of them should be F24 according to our Fadal...

    All of them should be F24 according to our Fadal manuals with no difference in model of year but we have a vmc 914 that the fan doesn’t turn on at all. Fan looks like new condition so it’s not all...
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    I believe the factory recommends 90psi. Mine were...

    I believe the factory recommends 90psi. Mine were also lazy slow on my two older fadals 94/95 and turning the air pressure up didn’t change it at all. I tried up to 140psi and still no better. My...
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    Twmcree, what did you end up doing? Did you clean...

    Twmcree, what did you end up doing? Did you clean her up and give it a go? Most of our machines here are linear except a 4020HT and couple others. We picked up the 4020 recently at an auction for...
  17. It’s ok folks will continually be asking similar...

    It’s ok folks will continually be asking similar questions for years. Keeping old posts updated is good for anyone searching.
  18. For anyone still wondering amazon has a lot of...

    For anyone still wondering amazon has a lot of retention knobs for application specific tool holders. Frankly theyíve been the best price and easiest to find for us. Of course read reviews Iíve heard...
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    Interesting post. The obvious consensus is yes...

    Interesting post. The obvious consensus is yes you can wash them out. We just washed out a 20hp Fadal spindle motor using just hot water and compressed air. There was probably a solid 1/2” of gooey...
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    Came here searching for answers myself to revive...

    Came here searching for answers myself to revive an old post our 4020 recently purchased is full of old swarf inside of it and it’s thick and sticky. Right now everything still works fine so I’m...
  21. Hey, wanted to update. I figured it out. Someone...

    Hey, wanted to update. I figured it out. Someone changed the ballscrews to inch screws when these are 700ipm metrics. I changed the parameter and now everything works. Going to run another test...
  22. Yes I zero’d at CS setH, SETZ etc... so I went...

    Yes I zero’d at CS setH, SETZ etc... so I went and jogged the machine so the drive dogs touched the pallet. This distance is approx -17-3/8”. The dro is reading -10.95” so there is a mismatch in...
  23. Spindle bt40

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    You can see the offset typical of bt40 on the drive dogs. My cat 40 machines have even drive dogs.
  24. Also forgot to mention that the resolver has...

    Also forgot to mention that the resolver has 1.8v. I can try cat tooling but the mp12 probe that came with the machine is bt40.
  25. I checked to make sure dro reads zero z axis at...

    I checked to make sure dro reads zero z axis at cs but it says 2.7” when it’s all the way up. Does that mean resolver is defective? Being the tool alignment looks good I can only presume.
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