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    By engagement, I mean the amount of contact the...

    By engagement, I mean the amount of contact the tool makes with the part. As said those full radius inserts have a lot of surface engagement and take some rigidity to run. As previously said a fly...
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    I don't know about that. I'm pretty sick of...

    I don't know about that. I'm pretty sick of seeing .001" true positions on clearance holes for SHCS.
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    That's an issue with your machine. It can't...

    That's an issue with your machine. It can't handle the engagement.
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    There's different colors of Viton. Brown, blue,...

    There's different colors of Viton. Brown, blue, black, green are the colors I know of. I'm sure there are more.

    As far as bonding with cyanoacrylate, it will bond fine.
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    It is just making parts, but don't forget the...

    It is just making parts, but don't forget the most important thing. You have to tell everyone you make aerospace parts.
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    Looks like a brown Viton. Looks like Pete beat...

    Looks like a brown Viton.

    Looks like Pete beat me to it.
  7. Thread: Slotting 1045

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    600 slots doesn't sound bad, but I would think...

    600 slots doesn't sound bad, but I would think you should be able to go quite a bit faster. I would be ramping at about 15-20% cutter diameter and feeding about .002ipt. How is the runout of the...
  8. I believe Mike was referring to materials. For...

    I believe Mike was referring to materials.

    For general applications(not high quantity runs) I usually buy Precision or Chicago-Latrobe. It's served me well. 118° bright hss for Aluminum, 135°...
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    I'd pocket out a starting point and use a...

    I'd pocket out a starting point and use a trochoidal tool path.
  10. Thread: Surface Finish

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    New/used? Is machine leveled and trammed?...

    New/used? Is machine leveled and trammed? Material? Thickness? How many times do you want to shim and flip the part? .0005"-.05"
  11. I don't think there is a way to eliminate the...

    I don't think there is a way to eliminate the issues but there are ways to mitigate them. Better mental health care, enforcing current laws, & when enforcing laws they should be enforced fully versus...
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    Same here.

    Same here.
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    How about some simple food storage containers...

    How about some simple food storage containers from Glad?
    ...
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    Personally I like to use a separate work offset...

    Personally I like to use a separate work offset for each part. Just because I like to have the most control over my parts. But as stated above if it's the first op it's usually not an issue to just...
  15. The customer gets a scanned copy of our...

    The customer gets a scanned copy of our inspection reports from the floor. These are our own templates. The person making the parts fills out the dimensions as they feel works best for them. Our...
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    LAN CNC from Calmotion has treated us well on our...

    LAN CNC from Calmotion has treated us well on our Tree 1060 & Mazak SQT18
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    You may have to do two prep ops. take .01" off...

    You may have to do two prep ops. take .01" off the face flip, take .01" off the other face. Getting the mill finish off and letting it relax, then machining has helped me(don't tap the part to seat...
  18. Wait... you say have Fadals... as in plural......

    Wait... you say have Fadals... as in plural... and you're going to bash Haas?:stirthepot:
  19. Thread: ISCAR drill

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    depends on the insert you're running. Use...

    depends on the insert you're running.

    Use Iscar's website for suggested feeds and speeds. Start at the low end and work your way up. Object reference not set to an instance of an object.
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    You could try here. Not sure if they have what...

    You could try here. Not sure if they have what you need but I did find Sargent locks.

    Opentip.com: Online shopping for promotional items, sporting goods, office products, home and garden, and...
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    You might want to go check over at the CNC ZONE ....

    You might want to go check over at the CNC ZONE . com. You would probably get more help there.
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    When we're slow, we will call customers and let...

    When we're slow, we will call customers and let them know we had an opening in machine time for x,y,z machine/s. If they had anything they needed quoted we could do a quick turn around. Usually works...
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    Or if it has repeat rigid tapping, he could peck...

    Or if it has repeat rigid tapping, he could peck tap it. But at only 11mm it shouldn't be necessary.
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    Another for running coolant. I don't really see a...

    Another for running coolant. I don't really see a reason not to.

    You should be able to do either. We machine a lot of A356-T6 and haven't had an issue either way, but our customer typically...
  25. Not sure what year yours is, but my wifes 2012...

    Not sure what year yours is, but my wifes 2012 Traverse has the fuel filter in the tank. Maybe this is the same?
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