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    we just started using Fanuc machine pretty much...

    we just started using Fanuc machine pretty much the same as our Charmilles
    Hold point return will take you back where you left off or stopped in the middle of a cut lets say
    start point return...
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    Thanks everyone for the input. The Blanchard...

    Thanks everyone for the input. The Blanchard is a 42" chuck. We have had the magnet off
    our gear on that was missing some teeth.
    We are doing some small parts but in a nesting situation. ...
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    How to test a blanchard magnet

    My operator on our Blanchard feels that the magnet is not as strong as it once was.
    She has had some small parts move on her.
    How do you go about checking a magnet?
  4. Thread: 290 p keyboard

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    290 p keyboard

    We have a 290p charmilles still running well and accurate, but the keyboard
    is not doing well. I have heard they are pretty expensive just wondering
    if anyone has done a fix on these boards
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    Charmilles 440 with wir chopper

    Hope someone has an idea about this. The tube coming from the wire chopper to the back is clogging up 2 or 3 times a day.
    This just started with this regularity. It has clogged up before but...
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    well the machine is running. Had 4 teeth...

    well the machine is running. Had 4 teeth missing in the bull gear in the magnet. Pulled the saddle and the bearings
    for the pinion gear were bad. The ways on the saddle and the machine base...
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    dont know what the grey cup is made of but most...

    dont know what the grey cup is made of but most of the parts look like acetyl
    we made a fix on a grey cut where it chips around the orings that has been in there
    for 15 years I think most of...
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    We have a product that we have welded for about 8...

    We have a product that we have welded for about 8 years. Every once in a while we have to adjust the points.
    We are mig welding very thin stainless sheet
    I have been adjusting them over the...
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    kawasaki D+ welding robot

    Anyone in Houston that knows Kawasaki robots D+ control.
    Need some help.
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    Well the noise stopped along with our table So...

    Well the noise stopped along with our table
    So will have to see what happened
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    dont really feel anything on the tabel, the...

    dont really feel anything on the tabel, the finishes look fine. we think the noise is coming from under the table and head.
    thinking it could be the driveshaft Dont really know what the week...
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    Blanchard grinder noise

    We have a 42" blanchard grinder. Grinds a good finish and flat.
    Recently it is making a noise like skipping a tooth.
    Anyone know where to start looking for this noise. Have not pinned
    down...
  13. Thread: algae

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    Thanks everyone with your input. I will try to...

    Thanks everyone with your input. I will try to keep this updated as we progress. We have drained the tank and start scrapping the algae out.
    this is a picture of what surrounded my pumps. I...
  14. Thread: algae

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    algae

    I have several charmilles wires. A few months ago I had no water pressure. My pump was completely engulfed with a sheet of algae plugging the
    pump. Pulled the pump and it came off in...
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    Going to take the hoses off one of the other...

    Going to take the hoses off one of the other Mitsui's and get some new hoses made. Thinking that the other hoses
    we put on were smaller diameter. Worth a try
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    Mitsui hydraulic surface grinder

    We have 3 Hydraulic Mitsui surface grinders 8 x 18 we bought them at different times thru 2 years all 3 of them blew there hydraulic hoses
    We put stronger hoses on them. All seem to be ok but...
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    Taking parts off surface grinders

    How do you take your parts off of the magnet without scratching them?
    Don't know if any of you have special ways on doing this.
    We try to put something in a hole to tilt it up instead of sliding it...
  18. Ok I had a salesman from GCH send me a print of...

    Ok I had a salesman from GCH send me a print of the head and cartridge.
    It is a cartridge with a bolt on flange. We got it to move a little bit
    but it must be rusted in so will keep at it...
  19. I have the manual but it is very limited, does...

    I have the manual but it is very limited, does not show the spindle cartridge and how it
    is held in.
  20. 10 x 20 universal od id grinder od spindle cartridge

    Thought I would post this here and see if anyone has experience with Norton Od grinders
    Our grinder is a universal OD with a fold up ID
    We want to pull the od grinding cartridge out. Do these...
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    I have a 440 machine but its not a cc. I had...

    I have a 440 machine but its not a cc. I had problems with wire breaks and it ended up being my homemade carbide contacts. I put the
    charmilles carbide in and never had a problem with it...
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    Ok had a repair service come in he took the...

    Ok had a repair service come in he took the front cover where all the controls were located and ended up adjusting the pressure for the tarry
    and that fixed it
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    I believe the book says 200 psi

    I believe the book says 200 psi
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    That will get me started looking at some...

    That will get me started looking at some different places
    thanks for the help
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    Norton universal od id grinder

    I have a Norton Universal 14" od Id grinder. I have been noticing the table travel is getting slower to just about non
    existent. Machine is about 40 or more years old still is very accurate. ...
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