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  1. you might want to contact Renishaw and see if...

    you might want to contact Renishaw and see if there is a problem. like your probe is on all the time?
    our tool probe is used 10-30 times a day and the spindle probe sometimes every part. we...
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    I think you missed the part were I said we cut...

    I think you missed the part were I said we cut Inco in hitachi sekie Hi-tech 20sii with a 8" chuck. that was an LM guide machine.
    My Miyano knc 45 cuts inco very well with cnmg432, Last job we did...
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    Bob these were old machines made by HES some of...

    Bob these were old machines made by HES some of the 1st cncs huge ass numerx control bow about 5 foot tall 3 foot square. if I recall the motors were org 50 or 75hp.
    the shop I worked at put 6"...
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    Aside from Ceramic cnmgs are the way to go. on...

    Aside from Ceramic cnmgs are the way to go. on our bigger 20"+ dia parts we ran cnmg643 in h13 cutting half insert width close to 1/2"? with 1/2" round ceramics we were taking .200 depth of cut.
    The...
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    I personally love inco. I get really good life...

    I personally love inco. I get really good life out of carbide cnmg and trigons at 80 SFM with .05-.1 DOC. For big parts like that I love 1/2" round ceramics, run them about 800-900 surface feet....
  6. Thread: M2 Form Tapping

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    I'd make your R .200 min above start I usually...

    I'd make your R .200 min above start I usually run .5 your rpm is slow but I run slow also on alum and run at 500rpm on small taps 0-80 to 2-56 4's and up I run at 500-1000 depending on length.
    make...
  7. I have one Lathe that likes to do that the other...

    I have one Lathe that likes to do that the other 5 dont. I run 10-11% and havent had the problem since. 7% in my opinion is just to low. I run tap water.
    Throw a airstone in it with an aquarium pump.
  8. if it smells like cat piss, a petting zoo or...

    if it smells like cat piss, a petting zoo or ammonia smell its because your coolant is bad period. You need to richen it up, you also need to clean all the metal shavings out of your sump.
    another...
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    close chuck Goto MDI type in g97s500m03 hit start...

    close chuck Goto MDI type in g97s500m03 hit start
    if that doesnt work
    open chuck goto mdi type in g97soom03 if that works then your chuck interchange switch is flipped to the wrong position
    alot...
  10. did you mean to type EX. U have a 1 by 1 square...

    did you mean to type
    EX. U have a 1 by 1 square to mill with a .5 EM, the only way I no is to mill it as a 1.5 block to compensate for the tool radius.
    G1 y1.25
    X1.25
    Y-1.25
    X-1.25
  11. I'm going to throw this out there as you said it...

    I'm going to throw this out there as you said it happend on other parts and its a haas vf2.

    Take and Indicator put it on the bottom part of your spindle with no tool in it. then push the tool...
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    that was one reason we went to smartcam vs...

    that was one reason we went to smartcam vs mastercam back in the early 90's because of the code generation.
    Almost went with surfcam cause in MY Opinion they had the best milling features back then....
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    I agree with you for the most part, but There was...

    I agree with you for the most part, but There was a few cam systems out there that you could tweak the code generator to exactly like you hand program or anyone hand programs. no weird moves, canned...
  14. we do a ton of stuff on vacuum plates havent...

    we do a ton of stuff on vacuum plates havent found a store bought one that would work yet. we make all our own to match the parts we are machining.

    Like david said magnets may work better or a...
  15. I understand what your saying, I went through the...

    I understand what your saying, I went through the same thing off an on. there are main varribles that come into play. the last 4 months I been running one job on our fadal. I have tools that pop and...
  16. Thats generally due to draw bar problems , air...

    Thats generally due to draw bar problems , air pressure problems, and or that pusher block that compresses the drawbar (forgot the name) problems.
  17. Thread: M01 always on

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    might be a settings parm you have to turn off pt...

    might be a settings parm you have to turn off pt in by the machine builder. I know my citizen has that under nc/pc button then settings PCMDI tab Theres a few options I can turn off and on.
    Mine a...
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    no you cant use a -r however your cam should have...

    no you cant use a -r however your cam should have a way to spell out your machine and which arc direction use use along with which is x- and x+.
    you may just have to set centerline in your cam...
  19. Smartcamcnc.com producting turning Cons there...

    Smartcamcnc.com
    producting turning

    Cons there is NONE
    pros
    POST/CODE Generators are free and stupid simple
    100% code generator editing. You can make it do f'king anything including inspection...
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    drives warehouse in texas talk to darrin ...

    drives warehouse in texas
    talk to darrin

    888-476-5944
  21. foam on the inside work really well, but I am...

    foam on the inside work really well, but I am guessing your running production and dont want the add'd start and spot time.
    if thats the case rough both outside an inside leaving maybe .1-.150 stock...
  22. as far as rpm I try to stick around 500rpm...

    as far as rpm I try to stick around 500rpm depending on material and start at .300 to .500 away from z0
    a 4-40 thread is F.025 on a lathe use g97 only NO g96
    Any 60 degree threading insert will...
  23. hearing protection mainly, Wish we had them when...

    hearing protection mainly, Wish we had them when I was a kid as I probably wouldnt be hard of hearing like today.
    I always wore plugs and muffs when shooting my whole life.
    the only other reason...
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    yes they are especially on those old numeric...

    yes they are especially on those old numeric controls ( you remember the big 2 foot wide by 5 foot tall controls) that were on the old big H.E.S. machines. Then re retrofitted them to Fagor controls...
  25. I use the HTC Hotmills everyday in 3/8s and 1/2"...

    I use the HTC Hotmills everyday in 3/8s and 1/2" on mainly 321 stainless. They cut alloy steels like butter,
    I would rough it all out with a shorter one, use the extended length to finish it.
    also...
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