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

Search:

Type: Posts; User: AARONT

Page 1 of 43 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.01 seconds; generated 25 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    11
    Views
    571

    Switch to some anchor lube or squirt some oil in...

    Switch to some anchor lube or squirt some oil in the hole before tapping.
  2. Replies
    21
    Views
    551

    If the hole is shallow enough, I'd hang the plate...

    If the hole is shallow enough, I'd hang the plate off the side of the table in the VMC. Otherwise an angle plate on the drill press.
  3. Thread: Cut out oblong

    by AARONT
    Replies
    19
    Views
    563

    Bust out the angle grinder.

    Bust out the angle grinder.
  4. Replies
    11
    Views
    801

    Other than the form taps, and the tap needing to...

    Other than the form taps, and the tap needing to be straight, I would disagree with this.

    Good sharp 135° split point drills and oil(to avoid work hardening) along with form taps and some...
  5. Usually when the customer says the price was...

    Usually when the customer says the price was good, your price was REALLY good.

    Most places have to send out for HT and plating, so don't let that keep you from quoting. You just have to keep an...
  6. Did you even click on the links? Reading is your...

    Did you even click on the links? Reading is your friend. It specifically states live births...
  7. I third it. On another note. I think your...

    I third it.

    On another note. I think your haircut looks pretty good.278480
  8. Replies
    18
    Views
    2,368

    I always give some explanation. The amount of...

    I always give some explanation. The amount of info depends on the customer and their knowledge. I have a few customers that I can tell we can't make something because of x,y,z but if we change it to...
  9. Replies
    3
    Views
    350

    I believe that is a Crawford style collet.

    I believe that is a Crawford style collet.
  10. McMaster does do terms. They also offer a small...

    McMaster does do terms. They also offer a small discount for quick pay.
  11. Replies
    9
    Views
    498

    KY is a good idea. Just make sure it's the water...

    KY is a good idea. Just make sure it's the water soluble kind.
  12. Replies
    6
    Views
    710

    I would do it as an open profile. Select the two...

    I would do it as an open profile. Select the two bottom edges and the bottom inside radius(so 3 segments). Do not select the od segment.

    If you wanted to do a cam supported roughing op, make it...
  13. Replies
    3
    Views
    329

    You will be fine with a VF4. We do a casting 15"...

    You will be fine with a VF4. We do a casting 15" tall and go in 8" deep on our VF4. Haas has a setting that allows the table to move to a predetermined position before tool changes. We have to do...
  14. Replies
    15
    Views
    778

    I'm with Rick on the sub plate. Do you have TSC...

    I'm with Rick on the sub plate. Do you have TSC for the drill? If not, then I would interpolate them.
  15. Replies
    41
    Views
    4,149

    Ahh, you're one of those guys. Should've known...

    Ahh, you're one of those guys. Should've known the FIB was a beer snob. :stirthepot:
  16. Replies
    44
    Views
    6,150

    I have not noticed it compromising accuracy. But...

    I have not noticed it compromising accuracy. But then again if hole location is critical, I am using a carbide drill/interpolating/boring for location.
  17. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,799

    I'd just ring up the customer or shoot them an...

    I'd just ring up the customer or shoot them an email and move on to the next part while waiting for a response.
  18. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,299

    If you're that concerned about accoustics, just...

    If you're that concerned about accoustics, just wear ear plugs. Or, put a stereo in the shop and turn it up to 11.
  19. Technically it would be the CAM side of the CAD...

    Technically it would be the CAM side of the CAD program. That's my bad. I use Camworks for programming which is integrated into Solidworks.
  20. Replies
    24
    Views
    2,639

    Not sure why so many people are against...

    Not sure why so many people are against evaluations. I think it's important to sit down with the guys in the shop and let them know where I feel they are excelling and where I feel they need to...
  21. You don't need to know G&M Code if you're...

    You don't need to know G&M Code if you're programming in CAD. However if you want any chance in understanding what's happening or need to troubleshoot you should know the basics. For anything else a...
  22. The OP asked which controller was the most user...

    The OP asked which controller was the most user friendly/easiest to learn. In my mind that's Haas hands down.
  23. Replies
    49
    Views
    3,936

    I only wear mine to "special" events. Anniversary...

    I only wear mine to "special" events. Anniversary dinner, weddings, Christmas mass, etc. The wife gets it. I do the same thing with watches.
  24. Replies
    7
    Views
    754

    Thread form with a tap extension should get you...

    Thread form with a tap extension should get you there. Coolant should be about 12% concentration, or turn off coolant and use anchor lube.
  25. Replies
    21
    Views
    1,295

    We did this in our VF's as well. Same lights....

    We did this in our VF's as well. Same lights. Works great and is an easy splice.
Results 1 to 25 of 1051
Page 1 of 43 1 2 3 4