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  1. How did you get ftp to work? I have a directory...

    How did you get ftp to work? I have a directory in the setup page, but the DIR page does not show the correct file directory.

    What port value do you use for ftp?

    Do ftp and Ethernet BOTH...
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    What settings would you start with on an Eltee...

    What settings would you start with on an Eltee Pulsitron? What capacitor settings also. I have brass and graphite as electrode options.
  3. Thread: Niobium anyone?

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    Any experience with turning Niobium C-103, and...

    Any experience with turning Niobium C-103, and Pure tungsten?
  4. Get an editor called Discriminator. It is a...

    Get an editor called Discriminator. It is a color editor, and also can add spaces, and a bunch of other useful g-code tools. It also has a great backplotter.
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    You remember the details (speed/feed, DOC,...

    You remember the details (speed/feed, DOC, tooling) on this project?
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    Marcus, so what did you eventually do for 5axis?...

    Marcus, so what did you eventually do for 5axis? I am in a slightly similar boat right now.
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    The Ti is collapsing into the saw. Fill the tube...

    The Ti is collapsing into the saw. Fill the tube with expanding casting alloy. Saw run-out is critical.
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    Kitagawa quick change chuck

    Anyone have experience with a Kitagawa QB series chuck? Can I expect repeatable concentricity accuracy as good as a regular automatic Chuck with soft jaws? Or do the quick change jaw mount surfaces...
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    What do you have for the z value in the g54...

    What do you have for the z value in the g54 setting? It should be 0. What is your universal z value, when the spindle is at z home? When you call the g54, what z position is the spindle? It should...
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    Does anyone have vane vs screw cost/hr running...

    Does anyone have vane vs screw cost/hr running costs? I don't really care which is more efficient, less maintenance. Bottom line is which will use the least amount of electricity running 8hrs or more...
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    I have the choice between a 10hp /40cfm rotary...

    I have the choice between a 10hp /40cfm rotary vane w/25,000hrs, and a 15hp/65cfm IR screw with VSD, that needs some rebuilding (shaft seal, bearings are new). Price between is basically the same...
  12. servo alignment

    What did you end up with for a solution to this? What DC voltage do you use to lock the servo in place? for an AC servo do you energize Just the U & V phases, (+ & ) or do you short V&W together?...
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    Wanted: Haas Tech in Los Angeles area

    A good customer of mine just bought a used Haas Lathe. And there are problems with it.

    He asked me if I would FLY down and spend a few days vetting the machine. Apparently there are some...
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    John, For tool changes, I always use: G28 H0,...

    John,
    For tool changes, I always use:

    G28 H0, Z0.0 (Note the H0 does not have a decimal. Not sure it is really matters.)

    The G90 G54 is called before the tool change.

    Then add the G91 when...
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    We are looking at a Mori Seiki with an 18i-MA...

    We are looking at a Mori Seiki with an 18i-MA control. Which is limited by physical rack space in what modules can be installed. Does anyone know if we can fit a Ethernet or ethernet with Data...
  16. Is it possible to cut a glass scale shorter? I...

    Is it possible to cut a glass scale shorter? I need some that are only about 1" long (Optical comparitor)
  17. Truth is always good enough, according to my...

    Truth is always good enough, according to my contractor friend.

    Very simple but brutally honest is my only policy. I tell them how many hours it will take me to do the task. I used to tell my...
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    When I finally installed the 4th axis servo card...

    When I finally installed the 4th axis servo card for the first time (without the servo connected) in a MX-2. I excitedly wanted to see if it was recognized, and displayed all 4 axis readouts. After...
  19. The 18M we are looking at is 3axis only. 1.Is...

    The 18M we are looking at is 3axis only.

    1.Is it possible to add 4th axis to the 18M control?
    2. Does adding the 4th require adding/changing servo control cards, or just parameters and the...
  20. Thread: Department Names

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    Space Force.

    Space Force.
  21. Used machine, yasnac j300 vs fanuc 18iM vs MSG-805

    Seriously looking at several used VMC's.
    Need to decide between a yasnac 300M control a Fanuc 18iM and Mori MSG-805. We are a prototype only shop. Do molds & surface machining occasionally. High...
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    Simple CNC MILL test part

    Anyone have a favorite simple test part for cutting on a "for sale" used machine? I have done several; simple round post, and a square to put a micrometer or caliper on to check for backlash,...
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    Part sizes: 6"-8" cubes typically, or much...

    Part sizes: 6"-8" cubes typically, or much smaller, although we did a AL6061 mold (8" X 4" X 14") recently. Part weight is nominal compared to that trunion.
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    Tolerances: 0.0005". Prototype only. Machines...

    Tolerances: 0.0005".
    Prototype only. Machines sits idle for days, and sometimes a week or more.
    Materials: plastics (glass filled at times), AL7071, Ti6AL-4, carbon fiber, CMC, Inconel 718,...
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    Mounting 4th/5th rotary on a pallet machine

    I would like to leave a 5axis trunion type table on the B-pallet permanently. Own a aerospace prototype only job-shop. And is a big pain to R&R the rotary all the time. Does anyone just leave the...
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