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  1. Help!mazak h500/40 spindle inverter overcurrent #68, spindle driver malfunction #211

    two alarms popped up yesterday, No 68 – spindle inverter overcurrent, no 211 spindle driver malfunction and number 32 on the drive. . I have spare boards/amplifiers from another machine that was...
  2. Didn't see this reply but was able to restore it....

    Didn't see this reply but was able to restore it. Has been running fine for last couple weeks then this morning it got stuck again. Trying to finish job I was running on friday and today tool...
  3. 2001 hitachi seiki super cell 250 tool changer problem...

    Need help restoring tool changer. X position for tool change out of position. just finished a turning job and was loading tools in the milling head side. Loaded a single tool on mill side, swapped...
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    exactly what i missed first time thru video.

    exactly what i missed first time thru video.
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    just watched video again and figured out the...

    just watched video again and figured out the error of my ways...
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    bobcad cad issue

    Just bought v27. am trying to do one of the tutorials. it has me draw two sets of holes and after the second set of 6 I'm supposed to delete one. when i select the one to delete it hightlights all...
  7. Thread: Shop name

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    Thanks for the input, kinda thought I'd get a...

    Thanks for the input, kinda thought I'd get a pretty good mix of opinions. Leaning towards peak machining right now, hope to be up and running by September. 🍻
  8. Thread: Shop name

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    I think it's unlikely to find a name that can...

    I think it's unlikely to find a name that can explain everything that the shop will be doing. Welding,surface grinding,cnc and manual machining. Just looking for something easy to say when I answer...
  9. Thread: Shop name

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    I'm not looking for the Home Depot lawn mower guy...

    I'm not looking for the Home Depot lawn mower guy as a customer, but if an employee of a larger shop that subs out work drives by and sees a machine shop perhaps it'll get me noticed? Obviously pros...
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    I totally agree that putting machine, machining,...

    I totally agree that putting machine, machining, or cnc in the name is fine. People driving by my shop and see peak Inc or something on the building won't know what I do. I will be beside a major...
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    Thanks for the comments, I think I'm more unsure...

    Thanks for the comments, I think I'm more unsure now! Marvel machining has been added to the pool now. Could make good logo with two M's.
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    Shwimmwagen was taken when I opened my first...

    Shwimmwagen was taken when I opened my first Hotmail account 20 years ago so I dropped the 'w'. I will have welding services as well but was trying to keep the name short and simple. Penthouse makes...
  13. Thread: Shop name

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    We are surrounded with mountains where I live....

    We are surrounded with mountains where I live. Peak and Summit are the top of the mountains. Trying to convey that we are the top/best machine shop.
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    Shop name

    If this is the wrong forum please let me know. I am starting up a shop and am trying to decide between two names. Looking for opinion of which sounds better. Peak machining and Summit machining.......
  15. and i have thought about the finishing tool...

    and i have thought about the finishing tool option as well. i'm not a huge fan of roughing and finishing with the same tool. i find it much easier to keep tolerances in check when using a finishing...
  16. full length video here, youtube only let me do 45...

    full length video here, youtube only let me do 45 seconds for some reason. when i do the final pass the cutter/part wasn't as noisy.
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  17. we're limited with clamping. milling the back as...

    we're limited with clamping. milling the back as well with back face tool so no where to support underneath the part. it is just a cradle that a winch housing sits in so finish isn't super...
  18. ran it again. rough at 3500rpm with 150" feed,...

    ran it again. rough at 3500rpm with 150" feed, finish at 4500rpm and 125" feed. estimate 150Ra surface finish. two .160" rough passes and one .027" finish pass. i dialed in tool and found around...
  19. i wish i had taken a picture but did not. the...

    i wish i had taken a picture but did not. the lines did get shorter when we slowed the feed down into the lower 100's but still too much for the specs required. im running the part on a horizontal...
  20. there is a 3" straight movement in 'x' at the...

    there is a 3" straight movement in 'x' at the beginning of the pass and still leaves the "feed" marks. the cutter is being held in a er40 holder and is running true to less than .001". our...
  21. cutter leaving feed lines at high feed rates-walter prototyp end mill

    trying a new cutter out, walter prototyp AH3021138-3/4, 8 flute solid carbide endmill. cutting a 16" half circle/8" radius in a cast iron part, machine is a daewoo dhm500. approximately .200" of...
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    i was on the floor for the last week, wasnt...

    i was on the floor for the last week, wasnt trying to ignore this post... to jerryzak i did leave material on for the milling with this tool, just didnt know how to draw the tool with bottom radius....
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    im fairly new to gibbscam, used to use mastercam,...

    im fairly new to gibbscam, used to use mastercam, which was also a few years back. not sure if i explained what im trying to do correctly. i know the profile of the tool im trying to use but cant...
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    creating custom tool with gibbs???/

    im trying to create a sandvik tool. when i run the cut part rendering option the tool looks like its undercutting the part. im not sure if i drew up the tool correctly? its a ra200-016mn25-09.......
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