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    We used Castrol syntillo for some time in our...

    We used Castrol syntillo for some time in our machines, it's also a full synthetic. It lubricates well and has an excellent sump life. The down side is a full synthetic is very harsh on the machine....
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    We ran a trial on Castrol Hysol MB 50 vs Trim...

    We ran a trial on Castrol Hysol MB 50 vs Trim Microsol 690XT. Not only were both drums provided at no cost, they came out and steam cleaned our coolant tanks. We provided a cost analyses and...
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    We used Blaser for awhile and had the same issue....

    We used Blaser for awhile and had the same issue. We tried using pumps, skimmers, and even the zebra deodorizing tablets. Finally one of our operators started having some skin irritation from the...
  4. I second that! We have some old Makino 40 tapers...

    I second that! We have some old Makino 40 tapers here that alot of the new guys start out on and you can imagine they take a beating. Our guy gets them right back to spec after I make sure everything...
  5. The last place I worked we used an air skate...

    The last place I worked we used an air skate system for moving small 3 and 5 axis mills. I'd call around and see if you can find any rigging companies that'll rent this out. Way easier that rollers,...
  6. What taper? There's a few things that could be...

    What taper? There's a few things that could be happening depending on what taper the spindle is. Checking run-out inside the taper can be deceiving, i'd invest in a good test bar for future reference...
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    Tool X is from the same guys that make Rain X....

    Tool X is from the same guys that make Rain X. They're boasting about they're product being "nano tech" and double tool life yada yada... I'm sure we've all heard the same pitch. It was not...
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    Tool-X coolant?

    Top of the morning!

    Does anyone have any experience with Tool-X coolant? Our shop is getting into titanium work and one of our tooling salesman recommended we try tool-x. He claims that some of...
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    We're currently using the Mistaway MA700 & MA1200...

    We're currently using the Mistaway MA700 & MA1200 on our machines. We've had them for around a year and they work great. Our PM tech cleans them out every 3 months, they're very easy to clean and the...
  10. Linear & Rotary axis calibration via Interferometer Laser

    Good afternoon! I am looking at purchasing a interferometer laser system. The main goal of this system is to calibrate and improve the accuracy of our linear and rotary measurement systems. Right...
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