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  1. My 09 vf2 has no issue interpolating a hole...

    My 09 vf2 has no issue interpolating a hole within a few tenths with little effort.

    Ball screws
    Vm =fine
    Vf = standard
    Ss = high helix

    From my understanding you do get finer movement...
  2. I wonder if I bolted 2 4th axis together if it...

    I wonder if I bolted 2 4th axis together if it would work as a 5 axis?
    I mean… that’s what they used to sell as a non trunnion style. Was ugly as all hell, but worked
  3. I think dwo/tcpc is only “next gen” controllers....

    I think dwo/tcpc is only “next gen” controllers.
    If yours runs full 5th and it’s 11 years older I can only assume mine does too.
    Maybe it’s positional only using a sigma 1 type controller while...
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    they anted 94 GRAND and insurence "got thm down"...

    they anted 94 GRAND and insurence "got thm down" to $5800?
  5. can pre sigma 5 servos do simutanius 5 axis?

    just looking throgh the haas website at 5 axis rotorys and it says i would need 18.oo software version to do simltanius 5 axis.
    i know 18.oo was when they switched to sigma 5, mines 2009 15.06A and...
  6. if you are having this buildup asan issue you...

    if you are having this buildup asan issue you should run the spindle warmup program, it starts so slow specifically to engage the air/oil system, purging it for the first low rpm segment, then...
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    so 2.5x my spindle, lots a powa! boom :p still...

    so 2.5x my spindle, lots a powa! boom :p

    still tho im not running out of hp, its the endmill thats snaping

    funny thing is ill push their kor5 endmill at 100% spindle load and it never breaks,...
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    your attachment does not work :(

    your attachment does not work :(
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    3:43 in the haas vid, is it just me or is the...

    3:43 in the haas vid, is it just me or is the chamfer tool bent when it stops spinning???
    looks like hass is using schunk as well. the reason i use the schunk is 1. i happen to have it, bought on a...
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    ya its "says" it can cut at 650ipm, but you had...

    ya its "says" it can cut at 650ipm, but you had better have a runway for that, any corners at all and your way under the posted rate. in fusion360 i put a 0.015" tolorance and 0.015" smoothing to...
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    when your mentioning ramp angle, are you refering...

    when your mentioning ramp angle, are you refering when sinking into the bore, or the OD as well? im just not understanding ramp and light side stepover (note, i have not seen it all!)
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    ive never has a measurable pull out on my shunk...

    ive never has a measurable pull out on my shunk tendoE hyd. holder and run for long periods at 100% haas power in aluminun (3/8 kenn kor 5 doing hsm paths, excessive amounts of aggresive parts...
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    2 questions Frank, do you make a "roughing"...

    2 questions
    Frank, do you make a "roughing" shrink fit? something with a short guage length, maybe a bit more girth too?
    or would you moreso recomend a side lock even for these hsm type toolpaths?...
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    327248327249 here are some photos of the...

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    here are some photos of the fretting

    changed settings to 500ipm 10000rpm 0.75doc 0.01875woc and ran a few parts today, so far all good, but the mmr sucks at those settings.
    if...
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    ill take some time tonight and dig out some...

    ill take some time tonight and dig out some photos of previous failgures for you :)
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    Fair enough :) I sold my last tm this year ...

    Fair enough :)
    I sold my last tm this year
    Great machines for my garage shop but landed a wild deal on a vf2.
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    This is the exact grease/procedure I use. Do...

    This is the exact grease/procedure I use.

    Do you use much through spindle coolant?

    I plan on using it more and find the cmg grease is rinsed off easily.

    What’s your experience?
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    fretting looked to be at the points of contact,...

    fretting looked to be at the points of contact, inside the tool holder bore, on the outside and inside of the reducer sleeve and on the endmill at the point i assume the flexture makes contact....
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    and ramp straight down the side of the profile?...

    and ramp straight down the side of the profile? would that not leave large chunks hanging off the edge? or am i missing something? that would def interfere with the soft jaws holding op2. I guess...
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    that vid IS the part im making last time ran it....

    that vid IS the part im making last time ran it. was a 0.05" stepover and a 4 deg ramp on the bore. only getting 5-7 of that op done before the tool breaks tho :(
    I have 10 of that op2 to run...
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    a ramp tool path huh? never though to use that...

    a ramp tool path huh? never though to use that here. ive only ever ramped to dive into pockets.
    what would that look like? big indexable ramping down the outside profile?
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    these parts should be cast and finish machines...

    these parts should be cast and finish machines ideally, but the neice i fill is so low volume it is not practical (i think). i may sell 20-30 of this part a year for the industrial equipment it goes...
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    the attempts where done with coolant, or...

    the attempts where done with coolant, or airblast, seperate to avoid any drops of coolant to contact the cutter when dry. application of airblast was done by dissconnecting the coolant to the...
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    The endmill is supposed to be able to cut 45deg...

    The endmill is supposed to be able to cut 45deg plunge says kennemetals …?
    But that doesn’t mean i should not back off a bit I suppose. I know it puts on a light show when it breaks through! I...
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    In the vid posted it was 1.06doc 0.05” woc,...

    In the vid posted it was 1.06doc 0.05” woc, 300ipm 10,000 rpm, air blast

    Chips came off “straw” and turned blue ish after they hit the table.
    I have not trued 0.02” woc.
    I’ll give it a go...
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