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  1. Thread: M01 always on

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    Hi Bill, I tried all the different settings to...

    Hi Bill,

    I tried all the different settings to no avail.
    Didnt go as far as another computer as most other programs loaded just fine. Im using a PC with a proper RS232 port,not a USB adapter....
  2. Thread: M01 always on

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    No luck still. I had no problems with the the...

    No luck still. I had no problems with the the same program a couple of weeks ago.
    Checked all settings.

    anyone???
  3. Thread: M01 always on

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    That should be 400 lines, not 4000.

    That should be 400 lines, not 4000.
  4. Thread: M01 always on

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    Here's a tricky problem thats just popped up! ...

    Here's a tricky problem thats just popped up!

    One of my larger programs, about 4000 lines, wont send to the machine. I get error 87, buffer overflow.
    Occasionally i get a 004 alarm. The...
  5. Thread: M01 always on

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    Problem solved! disconnected all the wiring from...

    Problem solved! disconnected all the wiring from the switch to the relay. I will look into re wiring the door interlock soon. Im the only one ever in the workshop so no biggie.

    Thanks to all for...
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    So which alcohol is best? Ethanol or Isopropyl. ...

    So which alcohol is best? Ethanol or Isopropyl. I take it methanol isnt good?
  7. Thread: M01 always on

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    No offense taken! Its great job security as its...

    No offense taken! Its great job security as its in my home based business workshop, about to be put into a few small production runs.

    I have a bit of wiring to chase for the Op stop. has an...
  8. Thread: M01 always on

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    I have Single block, optional stop and block...

    I have Single block, optional stop and block delete switches.

    My bastard Mori SL3 makes great parts thank you!
  9. Thread: M01 always on

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    M01 always on

    Fanuc 3T, Even with Optional Stop switch in the off position the program stops. Led comes on at same time saying its stopped. Switching it on, no Led, still stops at command.

    Ive checked switch...
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    Mori bloke i talked to seems to think only servo...

    Mori bloke i talked to seems to think only servo and joystick need rewiring. Along with a few parameter changes, mainly to do with the limit switches, so it knows which way is up.

    Im using Fusion...
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    The reason im looking into it is im having issues...

    The reason im looking into it is im having issues getting the cam to make radius's work correctly.
    They are concave instead of convex! Changing G03 to G02 makes the radius above the part. Can a R-...
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    Reversing Lathe X Axis?

    Just like the title, Mori SL3 with Fanuc 3T control.
    It is running negative X axis, ie, X+ is towards the spindle centreline.

    Can this be changed to - towards centreline like more modern lathes?...
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    I have heard of supercharger guys drilling small...

    I have heard of supercharger guys drilling small holes in the Vee between the teeth to quieten the belt whine.
    Apparenty gives the air somewhere else to go.
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    Terry, You should design a motion activated...

    Terry,

    You should design a motion activated spay unit, filled with something smelly they dont like.

    Or you could always move Down Under, No annoying or dangerous wildlife here to worry about....
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    I would still like this, but $300AU for freight...

    I would still like this, but $300AU for freight is a bit rich.
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    Hi, sent you a PM

    Hi, sent you a PM
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    I never could get my woodcraft filler to flow, ...

    I never could get my woodcraft filler to flow, hardwood, softwood, reducing or carburising flame. All went up in smoke. :)
  18. Thread: Fanuc 3TD basics

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    The Pot adjustment didnt help much. Do you know...

    The Pot adjustment didnt help much. Do you know if the brake unit can be removed easily? while im in that area, how difficult to remove the X Servo?

    Always wanted an Oscilloscope, now i have a...
  19. Thread: Fanuc 3TD basics

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    Its a 24V DC model. That is direct off the label...

    Its a 24V DC model. That is direct off the label on the brake.

    Pot is labeled RVB.
  20. Thread: Fanuc 3TD basics

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    Thankyou Vancbiker! All you assistance has...

    Thankyou Vancbiker!

    All you assistance has got it up and running!. I Mirrored X axis in Dnc4u and now have machined my first Lathe part with cnc. Took 5 mins compared to 45 with a small...
  21. Thread: Fanuc 3TD basics

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    Nothing in the wiring diagram i could find. Minor...

    Nothing in the wiring diagram i could find. Minor issue.

    What is holding me up is getting my code working correctly.

    As it is the lathe is set up with Z axis - towards chuck. X axis is +...
  22. Thread: Fanuc 3TD basics

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    It is the brake. I can see and feel it. Looking...

    It is the brake. I can see and feel it. Looking at it i think its a permanent magnet to engage it, with a coil to open it. Fairly simple.
  23. Thread: Fanuc 3TD basics

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    Im getting there, transferring programs from PC...

    Im getting there, transferring programs from PC easy enough. Still trying to get my head around the Work offset etc.

    One thing i have noticed is the X axis Brake on the Lathe, (Mori SL3) seems to...
  24. Fish123, 0 to 60 in one day, but will do it...

    Fish123,

    0 to 60 in one day, but will do it everyday, forever

    Those 300Td merc engines are one the longest living most reliable units ever made.
    Nearly as good as a a land rover 300TDi, if...
  25. Thread: Fanuc 3TD basics

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    Dan, I think it uses wear offsets only. ...

    Dan,

    I think it uses wear offsets only.

    You post had me have an AhHa moment! In offset settings i could call up any offset to any tool, but by keeping the tool and offset number the same...
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