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    You will need to use sectors, if you are cutting...

    You will need to use sectors, if you are cutting your taper on certain segments and not on others. You start the taper on the segment before using x-y component, use constant taper on the tapered...
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    Agieman, could you attach a picture of the line...

    Agieman, could you attach a picture of the line you are referring to on the filters. We are running 4 filters, getting a yellow message about the filters but not sure whether thats just because the...
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    Agie Progress VP2 Lines in Punches

    My Agie VP2 is leaving a bad finish and lines in our punches. Initially we thought bad steel, but its consistently leaving lines on carbide too. Its on the same spot, on the same side of every punch...
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    Should have 0.00 in the measuring cycle unless he...

    Should have 0.00 in the measuring cycle unless he is compensating for material to be removed or his origin is in a different location than being picked up on. Sounds as though he is doing a full...
  5. Thread: EDM Hole Popper

    by Girl23
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    I recommend the Drill 20. It is really simple to...

    I recommend the Drill 20. It is really simple to program. If you have a G92 program as Agieman said you just load it in the machineand all your points are there. Its real convenient. As for the size...
  6. I am very proficient with AgieVision and the...

    I am very proficient with AgieVision and the AgieCharmilles P350 HMI control. Email me, I try to answer any questions you may have. [email protected]
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    May be completely off here, but if its like our...

    May be completely off here, but if its like our p350 a valve went bad. And for some weird reason our pressure will fluctuate when the machine needs water. Are you running 2 or 4 filters?
  8. Thread: Part allignment

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    I agree, edm work always come off of ground...

    I agree, edm work always come off of ground surfaces for accuracy.
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    You have to create a collar using a work model....

    You have to create a collar using a work model. In this collar you tell it what kind of taper, positive or negative, the length of your land, and degree of taper. Right click on your machining in...
  10. [QUOTE=Fraxul;3469194]I took the plunge on a '99...

    [QUOTE=Fraxul;3469194]I took the plunge on a '99 FX-20 for personal use a couple years ago -- got it on ebay for somewhere around $7,000. I'd never even seen a wire EDM machine in person before, so...
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    I get mine from walmart, put prescription lenses...

    I get mine from walmart, put prescription lenses in the sports sunglass wraparound frames. Works great.
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    I started my career as an apprentice for my...

    I started my career as an apprentice for my company Schaeffler Group. They advertised in our local newspaper for anyone interested in the program. They sent me to our community college where I was...
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    I agree completely. We hold plus or minus 5...

    I agree completely. We hold plus or minus 5 microns and everything has to be right. Esprit lets you program one shape at the top and a completely different shape at the bottom of the same die...
  14. Hi. I run Agie Charmilles CutP350, Agie VP2, and...

    Hi. I run Agie Charmilles CutP350, Agie VP2, and Mits FA10. I setup, program, and run the machines. To answer your question, Esprit is extremely easy to use, you can program from the solid (I havent...
  15. Thread: Agie Form350

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    Agie Form350

    Im running a Agie Form 350 sinker. Jobs are running extremely slow. I think im figuring up the bottom surface area wrong, maybe? Anyone else on here running this machine? Any advise or pointers would...
  16. Thread: filter pressure

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    We have been running four filters since last...

    We have been running four filters since last april, havent got an alarm yet! Where exactly is that gauge?
  17. Thread: GF Service

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    Hi, i run the Agie VP2, Agie Cut P350, and the...

    Hi, i run the Agie VP2, Agie Cut P350, and the Agie Form 350, along with our two mits fa10s. Our Vp2 are beyond comparison to our older mits., but all in all the mits are easier to repair and...
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    I know what your issue is. Call Mcmachinery, you...

    I know what your issue is. Call Mcmachinery, you need a tech to come in and replace a board. We just replaced ours about three months ago.
  19. You need to format the disc on the computer, but...

    You need to format the disc on the computer, but first you must put some scotch tape over the hole at the end of the disc. Lol, if you dont it will not read the disc. We have the FA10, and use the...
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    Cut P350 Update: let me first say this is a...

    Cut P350 Update: let me first say this is a relatively new machine. So with that being said you still have the usual computer glitches, which agie routinely updates and fixes. Nothing major though,...
  21. Thread: wire Edm e350

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    Hi i have the AgieCharmilles P350. We have had it...

    Hi i have the AgieCharmilles P350. We have had it now for close to 7 months. I have been running mitsubishi FA10, H, HA, and the Agie VP2. The P350 is a relatively new machine with a lot of glitches!...
  22. Agie Charmilles can do up to 30 degree on the VP2...

    Agie Charmilles can do up to 30 degree on the VP2 and on the CutP350 it can do 45 degree
  23. All we use are 3r tooling. We have both styles of...

    All we use are 3r tooling. We have both styles of leveling heads. I have had mine completely apart, usually after the guys have over tightened the screws and stripped the screws or routine...
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    Let me know how surfcam works. We use Esprit now...

    Let me know how surfcam works. We use Esprit now to program our wire edms...the talk is we are going to surfcam. Not familiar with it and how easy it would be to use.
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    True that!

    True that!
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