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

Search:

Type: Posts; User: Luke.kerbey

Page 1 of 7 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.00 seconds; generated 12 minute(s) ago.

  1. Replies
    7
    Views
    721

    No, in mould tools.

    No, in mould tools.
  2. Replies
    7
    Views
    721

    When I worked for a company that used to buy in...

    When I worked for a company that used to buy in certain mould tools from China the unscrewing geared tools always had hardened gears, they nearly always shattered in a year.

    When I see hardened...
  3. The general consensus is the uk is that +GF+ are...

    The general consensus is the uk is that +GF+ are quick to sell you machines and good prices but fuck will they help you when they break.

    Brand new charmilles I used to run had software crashes on...
  4. Replies
    45
    Views
    3,090

    Get a second opinion on your wheel selection,...

    Get a second opinion on your wheel selection, this will make the world of difference for many reasons, if the parts are taking too long.

    Have you used sets of mag blocks to reduce the mag power?...
  5. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,256

    Going by my experience on the sodick I use, one...

    Going by my experience on the sodick I use, one cut technology will make this part to within 2 thou no problem, time wise, I reckon 2-6 hours, but you could also just run it over night, you canít set...
  6. Replies
    17
    Views
    1,256

    Just gonna throw this in here but, I would clean...

    Just gonna throw this in here but, I would clean up the bottom face on the grinder to pucker flat then Wire EDM the profile.

    D2 is Not impossible to grind with just general purpose wheels, just...
  7. Drill first set of holes and move the job over...

    Drill first set of holes and move the job over enough to locate from the last 3 holes, then take the best fit position from all 3 holes. Hopefully mitigating any error from a single hole position.
    ...
  8. Converting .WKF (VERO VISI) to anything readable

    Morning,

    I have a few .WKF files that I need to convert to anything tat solidworks can read. The reason being that I have all the training files from my Visi days still and my new toolroom has...
  9. Replies
    5
    Views
    564

    I second the M2 comment. It is Recommended by...

    I second the M2 comment. It is
    Recommended by Bohler to be used for milling bodies, and all sorts of cold work tools too.
  10. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,000

    What is the model number, just out of curiosity?...

    What is the model number, just out of curiosity? Should be a ĎTí number?
  11. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,000

    You can send any verdict clocks back for...

    You can send any verdict clocks back for refurbishment at the place they are made in Ashford Kent, I sent mine in and got a full refurb for 30 quid. (Take the stylus out before hand and they put...
  12. Replies
    19
    Views
    1,822

    If itís any comparison, +GF+ machines have Swiss...

    If itís any comparison, +GF+ machines have Swiss made on the front and made in Taiwan on the back.
  13. Replies
    27
    Views
    1,764

    I second the ultrasonic cleaner, you can use a...

    I second the ultrasonic cleaner, you can use a liquid that inhibits rust.
  14. Replies
    7
    Views
    990

    Cheapest magnet option is to get some neodymium...

    Cheapest magnet option is to get some neodymium magnets from eBay/amazon and make some knurled bodies for them,

    There is multitudes of size and proportions to choose, personally Iíd select wide...
  15. Replies
    12
    Views
    911

    Iíve used them on the mill for large plates, used...

    Iíve used them on the mill for large plates, used on my bench for polishing, used them on the spark eroders, flat and up at 90 degrees.
  16. Replies
    0
    Views
    359

    Sodick VITOL hole driller fluid.

    Is anyone familiar with Sodicks VITOL fluid that is mixed in the hole driller water?

    What does it do and how exactly does it work?

    Iíve tried all the normal stops and nothing conclusive has...
  17. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,712

    That is a useful idea. Thanks for sharing. I can...

    That is a useful idea. Thanks for sharing. I can think of jobs Iíve done where Iíd wish Iíd done that.
  18. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,871

    Repost this in the EDM machining section, and...

    Repost this in the EDM machining section, and youíll get more response, Iíve never used a Mitsubishi so I canít comment on them.
  19. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,871

    I would say that is frequent use (in my opinion)...

    I would say that is frequent use (in my opinion) so shouldnít cause idling issues. If you havenít decided on a brand yet, make sure you have a decent second hand parts dealer. As parts for non...
  20. Replies
    34
    Views
    2,871

    First things first, it wonít work if it sits idle...

    First things first, it wonít work if it sits idle for long periods and when the go wrong, they donít go wrong cheaply...

    But if you have the cash to support it through itís life cycle and proper...
  21. Not using softened water?

    Not using softened water?
  22. Replies
    5
    Views
    924

    I once read a old sparker manual for a hurco that...

    I once read a old sparker manual for a hurco that mentioned this for curved shut outs, but Iíve never known anyone do it. Maybe it never caught on?

    I also canít remember what sort of settings it...
  23. Replies
    8
    Views
    1,267

    Can you polish that offending section up too see...

    Can you polish that offending section up too see any differences in the material?
  24. Replies
    11
    Views
    1,193

    Iím assuming this 510 is non submerged? How thick...

    Iím assuming this 510 is non submerged? How thick is the part? You may need to adapt the pressure settings of top and bottom nozzle to get the coverage required.
    I donít want to teach you to suck...
  25. Replies
    0
    Views
    347

    Extrusion Die makers!

    Hi guys,

    Iím moving jobs hopefully very soon after being accepted for a Extrusion Die makers job where I will be heavily involved from customer 2D profile right through to finished product in...
Results 1 to 25 of 170
Page 1 of 7 1 2 3 4