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  1. Post needed for Fusion 360/ DMG CTX Alpha 300 with Siemens controller

    Hello

    My employer has purchased a DMG CTX Alpha 300 with Siemens controller. They are looking into running Fusion 360 for doing the cam on it. Issue is that we are having a difficult time finding...
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    CTX Alpha 300 question

    This is going to sound like a dumb question but my employer brought one of these second hand but extremely low hours. I am scratching my head as to where and how the coolant spray gun attaches? Also...
  3. Thread: Mitutoyo

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    The best way is to always buy from reputable...

    The best way is to always buy from reputable tooling suppliers.
  4. It depends on what you are doing. I’ll go digital...

    It depends on what you are doing. I’ll go digital when I need to.
  5. I heard back from Tesa. They have changed the...

    I heard back from Tesa. They have changed the colour schemes and branding. They seem to have removed all the Swiss made logos from their products.

    You guys will have to excuse me if this all...
  6. I noticed them not being on the website as well...

    I noticed them not being on the website as well but they are still in the catalogue. I have Mitutoyo mics in the same resolution (not digital), Tesa was always talked about as the best of the best...
  7. The older ones are absolutely beautiful works of...

    The older ones are absolutely beautiful works of art. An old boss of mine had some older ones and that was what I based my Tesa expectations on as they were incredible.
  8. Waiting to hear back from the distributor

    Waiting to hear back from the distributor
  9. Yip Swedish company

    Yip Swedish company
  10. That would be acceptable, mine doesn’t look like...

    That would be acceptable, mine doesn’t look like that.
  11. Haha nothing competitive about Tesa pricing....

    Haha nothing competitive about Tesa pricing. Their stuff costs more than any other brand out their that I know about.
  12. The colour is also not the same and there is a...

    The colour is also not the same and there is a weird grinding/rattle noise when you turn the mic. The older Tesa Micrometers I have used in the past were damn near perfect, this one doesn’t even come...
  13. Ok first picture is what Tesa advertises and is...

    Ok first picture is what Tesa advertises and is in their catalogue. Others are what I got. Distributer is just as stumped as I am and is going to talk to Tesa.

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  14. How do you add pictures on here?

    How do you add pictures on here?
  15. Has anyone purchased any Tesa Measuring equipment recently?

    I just recently purchased a Tesa Tesamaster 0-25mm micrometer. It arrived today and am shocked at what I received.

    The colours not right, the logos aren’t right, it looks fake to be honest. Also...
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    Correct, coca cola Germany was owned by coca cola...

    Correct, coca cola Germany was owned by coca cola USA but was cut off during the war. Due to the trade embargoes they could not get product. So they invented Fanta. Once the war was over Coca Cola...
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    Sort of like Fanta, Coca-Cola wanted to sell...

    Sort of like Fanta, Coca-Cola wanted to sell product in Nazi Germany during WW2 but couldn't be seen supplying Coke to the Germans. So what did they do. Invented Fanta specifically for Germany.
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    Basically a Commer Knocker with 2 crankshafts.

    Basically a Commer Knocker with 2 crankshafts.
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    back up back up back up and back up your back...

    back up back up back up and back up your back ups. Also whether you back up to the cloud oor a hard drive locally it is still on a hard drive of some kind somewhere. Everything on the internet is on...
  20. Haha I worked in a place for a number of years...

    Haha I worked in a place for a number of years where if you asked about health and safety you basically got a "Whats that?" response. It was a great place though and accidents were kept to a minimum.
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    Once again thanks for all the Input everybody

    Once again thanks for all the Input everybody
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    We do both manual and cnc work currently.

    We do both manual and cnc work currently.
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    Thanks for the input everyone this is the kind of...

    Thanks for the input everyone this is the kind of info I want.
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    It was very much a process of elimination. My...

    It was very much a process of elimination. My work environment is seeing more and more production lathe work. This work involves multiple tool setups with both lathe and milling work involved. I feel...
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    I am looking into this. At this time I can only...

    I am looking into this. At this time I can only confirm DMG Mori. There is a company down here that does Swiss lathe work but I do not know what machines they use.
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