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    Richard; thank you for that. It's reassuring to...

    Richard; thank you for that.
    It's reassuring to know you have no major objections to what I'm doing and what I'm assuming as I do it.
    To all the other contributors...my thanks as well.
    I've read...
  2. turning stepped washers 10 at a time between bar pulls

    Good morning All:
    I have stepped washers to turn from 1" brass bar.
    I currently turn one. bar pull, turn another, bar pull etc etc.
    The turning cycle time is short...under 20 seconds so the...
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    Hi Richard: I put a granite parallel on the pad...

    Hi Richard:
    I put a granite parallel on the pad with two gauge blocks at the Airy points and clocked the top of the parallel to gauge whether the table runs flat.
    I got maybe a tenth deviation over...
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    Hi Vankata: Something is badly wrong here, and I...

    Hi Vankata:
    Something is badly wrong here, and I don't know how much is just the translation from Bulgarian into English.

    You say "we have always worked without flushing".

    The AD 35L is a...
  5. Hi michiganbuck: You wrote: "They could say...

    Hi michiganbuck:
    You wrote:
    "They could say "what do you think about... but they say, "I think you should do this..."

    The worst ones are those who say:
    "You WILL do this...because I said so,...
  6. Excellent point Boxcar Pete. I stand...

    Excellent point Boxcar Pete.
    I stand corrected...and there are times when the distinction is critically important as you point out.

    Cheers

    Marcus
    Implant Mechanix • Design & Innovation > HOME...
  7. Good morning All: A follow up...the issue is...

    Good morning All:
    A follow up...the issue is resolved.

    I spoke to the young engineer and let him know what was implied in his callout.
    I encouraged him to model a minimum material condition he...
  8. Hi CalG: Yeah you really gotta watch out for...

    Hi CalG:
    Yeah you really gotta watch out for that di hydrogen oxide,,,that's some DANGEROUS stuff!:D

    Cheers

    Marcus
    Implant Mechanix • Design & Innovation > HOME
    Vancouver Wire EDM -- Wire...
  9. Hi again All: This thing is gonna resolve...

    Hi again All:
    This thing is gonna resolve itself, I just need to convince the newbie that the callout on the drawing needs to change to something realistic, so I can just run it the same way I ran...
  10. Hi Superbowl: Yeah...my point exactly! Cheers...

    Hi Superbowl:
    Yeah...my point exactly!

    Cheers

    Marcus
    Implant Mechanix • Design & Innovation > HOME
    Vancouver Wire EDM -- Wire EDM Machining
  11. Hi again All: Yeah some really great feedback...

    Hi again All:
    Yeah some really great feedback here and some interesting speculation as to what is going on.
    Just for your information, the callout is for a 45 degree chamfer and the tolerance is...
  12. Convincing the new engineer his idea is a waste of time

    Good morning All:
    I have a new engineer to break in at the office of one of my long term customers.

    Here's the back story.
    There's a piezo switch that goes into a plastic panel for a...
  13. Hi again David: So as a toolbreaker, you know...

    Hi again David:
    So as a toolbreaker, you know all you need to about what's involved and we don't need to insult your intelligence with the basic basic stuff.
    As you've posted, what you need first...
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    Hi Cash and others: My motivation is to keep the...

    Hi Cash and others:
    My motivation is to keep the clamping of the chuck from pulling the table and the ways out of alignment.
    If I get a good seal between chuck and pad that keeps the rust at bay, I...
  15. Hi David: With old machines like this you have...

    Hi David:
    With old machines like this you have to decide if the rebuilt product will have been worth the road to get there.
    Is a reconditioned one a good machine...well there are people out there...
  16. Hi All: You guys do know that they grade on a...

    Hi All:
    You guys do know that they grade on a bell curve in any profession but they have a big incentive to pass all who make it into professional school so they skew the curve to allow morons to...
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    Hi M. Roberts: I got a bucket of Fuchs grinding...

    Hi M. Roberts:
    I got a bucket of Fuchs grinding concentrate once by mistake, so I used it on the grinder.
    I thought it worked better than the mill and lathe coolant I used before, so that's what...
  18. Hi calderp: Is dry Teflon an option? How about...

    Hi calderp:
    Is dry Teflon an option?
    How about graphite?

    Cheers

    Marcus
    Implant Mechanix • Design & Innovation > HOME
    Vancouver Wire EDM -- Wire EDM Machining
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    Good morning everyone: My thanks to all who...

    Good morning everyone:
    My thanks to all who responded; I know what to do now.
    I have the chuck mostly scraped in now and I will continue on that path, using the pad as my surface plate to get my...
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    Hi again michiganbuck: I didn't check the...

    Hi again michiganbuck:
    I didn't check the flatness of the chuck before I took it apart.
    However once I took it apart it's quite possible the cast iron box that forms the base of the chuck stress...
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    Hi michiganbuck: It's convex and I could slip a...

    Hi michiganbuck:
    It's convex and I could slip a 0.002" feeler gauge under each end before I started rough scraping.
    I could slip the same feeler gauges under the same amount when I had the chuck up...
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    Scraping in the underside of a mag chuck

    Hi All:
    So I got the J&S 540 grinder but I had to take the mag chuck off and take it apart to fix the activating mechanism.

    When I got it back together, the underside is not flat...it's off by a...
  23. Hi Aaron: Thanks for showing us the result of...

    Hi Aaron:
    Thanks for showing us the result of your experiments...it's always really nice to get follow-up from someone who's asked a question on the forum.
    Way too often it just all floats away,...
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    Hi Stealthproject: You wrote: "If you...

    Hi Stealthproject:
    You wrote:
    "If you experiment with ceramic on titanium having a pail of water nearby would be a good thought"

    No, no no...titanium fires are made worse trying to put them out...
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    Hi mjk: So do you like Bob's solution in post #...

    Hi mjk:
    So do you like Bob's solution in post # 8?
    If not, why not?

    Cheers
    Marcus
    Implant Mechanix • Design & Innovation > HOME
    Vancouver Wire EDM -- Wire EDM Machining
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