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    See if that micro switch on the tailbody is still...

    See if that micro switch on the tailbody is still working and not stuck. Im sure there is also a set inside the body door for the quill so check those too when you set your quill extension. Our old...
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    We were told by our Mazak tech that this is a...

    We were told by our Mazak tech that this is a regulated open air line that is used to cool the turret motor.
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    Dont do that. Pretty sure our Tplus lathes will...

    Dont do that. Pretty sure our Tplus lathes will allow you to change spindle speed while threading but Ive never tried to prove it as I would be guaranteed a scrap thread.
  4. What type of tailstock does the lathe have? Is it...

    What type of tailstock does the lathe have? Is it one piece servo driven or the standard tailbody hydraulic quill type?
  5. Not sure if your T3 has the TPS feature or not...

    Not sure if your T3 has the TPS feature or not but that is a helpful feature to see demonstrated.
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    Move tool away with your TPC and put M0 on last...

    Move tool away with your TPC and put M0 on last relay point. Or write a second program for the second op and use your END line to switch between the two programs automatically. I've done this both...
  7. We use a lot of the the MWS drills from...

    We use a lot of the the MWS drills from Mitsubishi in the lathe and I've found their catalog isn't the best reference at times. I would either call their tech line or see if there is a Mit rep n your...
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    We use this type of bar for ID profiling to X...

    We use this type of bar for ID profiling to X zero.
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    I would bump the speed up to at least 800SFM and...

    I would bump the speed up to at least 800SFM and see what happens from there.
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    I add 30 to my offset number(T0131) since each of...

    I add 30 to my offset number(T0131) since each of my turrets has 24 possible tool positions but whatever makes sense for you will work. Use G55 for sub and Z- will always be to your left so to move...
  11. I would write a program for the first op and one...

    I would write a program for the first op and one for the second op. Put an end line on each program and have it switch to the next program. If you want it to stop between op make you you dont use the...
  12. Yes..you will probably need to cut a relief so...

    Yes..you will probably need to cut a relief so the tip doesn't break when it plunges on X. Also it will have an acceleration distance that will be added, when running in auto mode, to your stating...
  13. The only way you could get a RH thread from the...

    The only way you could get a RH thread from the tool orientation is to start at the chuck and feed towards tailstock.
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    You wont have to worry about the material...

    You wont have to worry about the material slipping but getting the stock to fit through a liner could be a problem if the stock is bent or oversize.
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    Ive turned blue Acetal in the past for the food...

    Ive turned blue Acetal in the past for the food industry. IIRC the blue color is for easy identification of broken pieces in the food product when parts break or wear. This acetal should also be...
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    We use their turn mill product that came packaged...

    We use their turn mill product that came packaged with our lathe. I only post from my Cam system and load it into Camplete and check the simple things like turret timing and spindle direction so I...
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    233385 This is from our T1 control. Im not...

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    This is from our T1 control. Im not sure if there were different versions of the T1 or if your just missing a parameter. process #5 is what we have for grooving
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    Its been a while since I have been on our T1 but...

    Its been a while since I have been on our T1 but IIRC you have 2 options on the type of groove (type 0 and type 1). You will want to use type 1 for a groove wider than tool. You will input the tool...
  19. I could be wrong but Im willing to bet its a...

    I could be wrong but Im willing to bet its a 5/8-11 thread.
  20. If I am using a full profile insert most of the...

    If I am using a full profile insert most of the time all I do is recut the chamfer but instead of a turning op I face it instead and that helps to roll the burr away from the thread instead of into...
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    His shop is just down the road from us. From what...

    His shop is just down the road from us. From what I have heard from salesmen that come through the shop he is shutting down his shop and doing the Academy thing full time from now on. But then again...
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    If the lathe is under power I would just do a...

    If the lathe is under power I would just do a simple check by chucking up the largest dia stock the machine will hold that's at least an inch or more thick and take a test face cut. Then throw it on...
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    I have also given up trying to get M1 to work. As...

    I have also given up trying to get M1 to work. As stated above I have resorted to branch to anther work number in the END line when I need a stop. As for tapping my program looks similar to Bob W...
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    We have all of our tools set to 9999.0 hours. Im...

    We have all of our tools set to 9999.0 hours. Im not sure why it is only allowing you to set it at 9. I glanced through our param book and didn't see anything relating to tool life.
  25. Just part of the process with a T1. When you do...

    Just part of the process with a T1. When you do it enough times it becomes less of a PITA.
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