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  1. I'm assuming you have the transfer from spindle 1...

    I'm assuming you have the transfer from spindle 1 to spindle 2 sorted?
    Basically you start with your bar stock in spindle 1 & some soft jaws or whatever gripping nothing in the right head.
    You'd...
  2. I run the machining programs as sub programs...

    I run the machining programs as sub programs
    Just make sure you have the sync m code (M110 in this case) at the end of the transfer section, left and right head.
    The example below will machine 5...
  3. We have a Mori with a 16tt control. Once you...

    We have a Mori with a 16tt control.
    Once you have engaged the C axis (On our machine M45), C axis spindle start is M13
    If we try to start the spindle with M03 when the C axis is engaged then we get...
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    For us the APC alarm generally just means battery...

    For us the APC alarm generally just means battery voltage low.
    We just change the battery, and good to go.

    YOU MUST MAKE SURE THE MACHINE IS SWITCHED ON WHEN YOU DO THE BATTERY SWAP!

    Has your...
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    We have a 16TT control. Just to confirm what...

    We have a 16TT control.
    Just to confirm what jancollc says.
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    How did you create the G code?

    How did you create the G code?
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    You need to compensate for the TNR in the...

    You need to compensate for the TNR in the roughing cycle.
    Going down the back of the radius will cause the tool to cut into the form otherwise.
    The finisher is cutting correctly, it's the rougher...
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    Can you post a drawing of the profile you're...

    Can you post a drawing of the profile you're trying to cut.
    How did you calculate the intersections. Are they from cad or did you calculate by hand?
    The intersections don't look right to me, which...
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    How about post processors. Did you buy one or...

    How about post processors.
    Did you buy one or edit a template or?

    Anyway, I think it's worth another look.
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    Thanks for the info. So, they appear to have...

    Thanks for the info.
    So, they appear to have fixed the issue.
    A year ago, when I tried it, there was no option for canned cycles.
    Actually checking the website there wasn't as of Feb this year.
    ...
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    I'm just trying to avoid £800/yr maintenance for...

    I'm just trying to avoid £800/yr maintenance for a product I swear is not really any better than it was 10yrs ago when we first bought it.
    Bit like solidworks, for the stuff we do 2007 was plenty...
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    Seriously?

    Seriously?
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    Fusion 360 & turning canned cycles.

    I tried Fusion 360 about a year ago but abandoned it on finding no support for turning canned cycles.
    I hear that they are now available.
    Anyone have experience of how successful the implementation...
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    Third vote for DNC4U. Been using it for more...

    Third vote for DNC4U.
    Been using it for more than 20 years.
    There are no maintenance costs either.
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    284301 Dug out the manual. Parameter 9103 on...

    284301
    Dug out the manual.

    Parameter 9103 on our puma 12L with fanuc 10TF is the same as yours
    00000100
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    I think it is I & K for chamfers & R for radii ...

    I think it is I & K for chamfers & R for radii

    N10 G00 X200.0 Z3.0
    N20 G01 Z0.0 F0.3
    N30 Z-30.0 R5.0 (PUTS A 5MM RAD IN THE CORNER.)
    N40 X220.0

    N10 G00 X200.0 Z3.0
    N20 G01 Z0.0 F0.3
    N30...
  17. We have a DL20 MC. It was the first machine I...

    We have a DL20 MC. It was the first machine I bought 15 years ago. It's still going strong and is in production every day. The slideways look like brand new. It's an absolute workhorse. It does...
  18. We machine a lot of F55 forgings. Are you...

    We machine a lot of F55 forgings.
    Are you cutting forgings or castings? You mention both.
    For rough turning we preferably use something like a PSBNR (approach angle of 75 degrees)
    and for facing...
  19. I guess it's Mazak. They automatically apply the...

    I guess it's Mazak. They automatically apply the offset when you do a manual turret index.
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    Hi Bill, You're right, in the square corner case...

    Hi Bill,
    You're right, in the square corner case modifying the profile rad amounts to the same thing.
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    Even if the corner is at 90 degrees you still...

    Even if the corner is at 90 degrees you still have to calculate tnr comp.
    For the 1st intersection you need to advance the tool by the tnr in Z. no comp in X.
    For the 2nd intersection you need to...
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    269626 This is the only way I know how to do...

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    This is the only way I know how to do it.
    After calculating the intersection points you have to compensate for the TNR in order to account for the difference between the virtual cutting...
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    How does that work Ox. Seems I've been doing...

    How does that work Ox. Seems I've been doing everything the hard way forever!
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    269577 Ok. In atonement for questioning...

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    Ok. In atonement for questioning Larry.... (I ain't ever seen it done that way nor been taught that method) I must have missed that lesson too.

    This is the only way I know to do it.
    ...
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    Oh god!! You're going to make me eat my words.

    Oh god!! You're going to make me eat my words.
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