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    Possibly a bad motor or the impeller has sucked...

    Possibly a bad motor or the impeller has sucked up enough crap to put a high load on the motor. Might want to check for a shop rag in the impeller opening. (Don't ask lol)
  2. I would think I have posted that procedure...

    I would think I have posted that procedure before, but do not think that particular version was mine. Doesn't read like how I would word things. I took some time off from the board (almost 2 years...
  3. Can verify -- what he said ^^^^.

    Can verify -- what he said ^^^^.
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    Yea, my bet is there is currently over 500 pcs in...

    Yea, my bet is there is currently over 500 pcs in consignment stock at our plant right now.

    It's amazing how much more insert stock you need for steel vs aluminum. Still getting my arms around...
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    P.H. HORN is the go to for grooving, but ISCAR...

    P.H. HORN is the go to for grooving, but ISCAR PENTA is also an option. They just aren't as consistent. Neither of these options is going to satisfy your "cheap" requirement however.
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    In case anyone is in need of a small nose ER-11...

    In case anyone is in need of a small nose ER-11 CAT40 tool holder with extended reach, this is the one I am referencing in my posts.
    CAT40 ER11 5.7 TAPERED NOSE MINI NUT - Made in USA MariTool
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    Bob, We use the same vendor, but not sure how...

    Bob,
    We use the same vendor, but not sure how tight they hold it. So far there have been no issues with length of the tool variation. We go through a bit over 1 tool per day per machine (6-8...
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    Agree it isn't the the perfect thing to do, the...

    Agree it isn't the the perfect thing to do, the tool is a carbide burr. It goes into a 5-axis machine that is a dedicated debur machine in a production line. It is hard on collets I know, but 4...
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    To be in compliance with electrical regulations,...

    To be in compliance with electrical regulations, you need rear clearance to be either of 36" directly behind the electrical panel or 90 degree door opening clearance if the door is more than 36" wide.
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    Congrats LS. Enjoy it.

    Congrats LS. Enjoy it.
  11. At least on the B00 control, there was a jumper...

    At least on the B00 control, there was a jumper terminal for Remote Cycle Start, have used that many times. Never seen a remote feed hold. On the C00 controls, it's just easier to add your remote...
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    Frank, if you are still watching this thread, so...

    Frank, if you are still watching this thread, so far those holders have doubled our tool life. They also have had an unexpected benefit in that it reduced our tool change time by 4 minutes. ...
  13. For PNP you supply "source" the input with +24V...

    For PNP you supply "source" the input with +24V when the input is to be ON.
    For NPN you "sink" the input to ground when the input is to be ON.

    So you would hook up + to 24V, go to your...
  14. Brothers are blessed to have extra input/outputs...

    Brothers are blessed to have extra input/outputs on them standard and setting them up / using them is simple. They do have optional I/O expansion cards available too, along with communication cards...
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    As for the people, they don't show them, but...

    As for the people, they don't show them, but there are people there watching over the process, changing wear tooling and clearing faults. And they are likely paid more than what the laborers the...
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    True Bob. I guess having my experience has...

    True Bob. I guess having my experience has tainted my view somewhat.
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    1. Remember that all that in the video is brand...

    1. Remember that all that in the video is brand new. It does get gunked up over time, but you have a cleaning schedule as part of your PM system.

    2. This is the hard part. You have basically 3...
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    Honestly, fairly standard stuff in that video. ...

    Honestly, fairly standard stuff in that video. Nothing you wouldn't see in about any automotive factory or in many Tier 1 suppliers.
  19. Z axis likely isn't at the home to the control...

    Z axis likely isn't at the home to the control because of the turn of the screw when replacing the brake. The machine may have a home switch that the axis needs to be on when it is home. It may not...
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    A good example of a reference dimension is a...

    A good example of a reference dimension is a casting dimension given on the machining print. It's an as-cast feature, you are not machining it, but the dimension is probably needed for you to...
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    Sticky: In response, I work with many machines in a large...

    In response, I work with many machines in a large department of a manufacturing plant. We manufacture 1 basic type of part with many different variations. I have done just what the SmlG54 wants to...
  22. I've been so busy this week I haven't been able...

    I've been so busy this week I haven't been able to get the specifics yet. The bore has a 0.009 mm total tolerance and a strict surface finish requirement, That is why coolant is used on the finish....
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    For the M140X1 to X2, the A axis is reversed,...

    For the M140X1 to X2, the A axis is reversed, instead of tilting toward the door it now tilts toward the column. The Z axis was also raised, I think it was 10 mm. I know that got me in trouble...
  24. Unfortunately, no. There can be no major process...

    Unfortunately, no. There can be no major process changes like that without customer approval and a recertification of the process including validation testing (roughly half a million dollars on top...
  25. The cut is probably 1/2 interrupted in the feed...

    The cut is probably 1/2 interrupted in the feed direction. No coolant used on the rougher, coolant is used on the finisher but it's not taking much of a cut. We rarely have issues on the one...
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