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    I saw this in a shop in Latrobe PA. It was the...

    I saw this in a shop in Latrobe PA. It was the best Idea I have ever seen. spotless floor. Never had the time, but I always have the time to clean up the floors multiple times a day.
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    That is a great idea, just bolt it onto the head....

    That is a great idea, just bolt it onto the head.

    This software you can draw anything you want. I have done a cross hair and it works..
    Download

    If you want the center, you just turn it 180...
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    Romer (Cimcore) base mount dimensions

    Hi, I purchased a Romer Cimcore 3000i series portable CMM but it did not come with the mounting base.
    Can someone let me know what the dimensions of the mounting stud are?
    The mounting base looks...
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    My tool life in 303 with coolant vs oil is the...

    My tool life in 303 with coolant vs oil is the same (incredibly long). It's 304, 316, N60 or anything nasty like that.
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    I have been looking for a mahr but the traducers...

    I have been looking for a mahr but the traducers are so large. I also want to fit it in small places. These you can get new for 100$ Absolute Indi Remote Readout but the size is quite large.

    ...
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    Here are my initial conclusions about oil vs...

    Here are my initial conclusions about oil vs modern coolant:

    1- 100% mineral oil based water soluble coolant can be of high quality and will not go bad if the concentration is kept above the...
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    Thanks for the post. Made me switch right away. ...

    Thanks for the post. Made me switch right away. For brass, I have been running it dry because the oil clogs up the holes. I need to remember to keep running it dry!
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    Just ran a 316 stainless steel job overnight. ...

    Just ran a 316 stainless steel job overnight. Slept like a baby!

    255465
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    in regards to drill life. Check this out:...

    in regards to drill life. Check this out:
    https://i.imgur.com/iUPnbSq.png

    A Walter apps guy calculated 175 holes with coolant. I got about that with oil and making sure I had full coolant...
  10. It only exports the geometry associated with the...

    It only exports the geometry associated with the toolpath. So if you had a toolpath driven by even just one edge of the solid it will export/import the solid also.
    You could add a dummy operation...
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    I feel so much better now. It was a real source...

    I feel so much better now. It was a real source of anxiety that I did not know was there!
    Burning down the house is bad thing. Very bad thing.


    Here is my spreadsheet I made when I was running...
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    Ox, about the tool life - I have always seen...

    Ox, about the tool life -

    I have always seen way better tool life in my cnc lathes than in the swiss. I have always heard that too, but I just don't get it. I suspect its the material that is run....
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    Been looking for them, but I cannot find info on...

    Been looking for them, but I cannot find info on what the useful focal length is. The borescopes on amazon are 35$ and they probably focus up close. I tested my usb microscope and that did not work...
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    that is awesome!

    that is awesome!
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    remote display drop indicator

    Hi, is there a cheap way to get a remote display of a drop indicator?
    This is the functionality I want.
    YouTube

    Why - to use in the shop and not have to put your head inside the machine to see....
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    2019 - Coolant in Swiss Lathe

    This question comes up every once in a while, and I like to get some up to date input.

    I have a Star SR20R II.. The issue is machining 304 and 316 or N60. These materials don't really take...
  17. I just updated the first post to show the value...

    I just updated the first post to show the value of the parameters.

    I am thinking I also want to turn off the tool load monitoring macro before it gets to the end of its cut.

    Here is what I...
  18. what I really just want to do is: ...

    what I really just want to do is:

    IF[#5041LT#500] then issue a M201 command.

    will change to 5061 - thanks for the tip. It has been working ok for about a year, but since this is a cutoff tool...
  19. thanks, will try later today! AG

    thanks, will try later today!
    AG
  20. IF statement inside a While loop - FANUC MACRO B help

    I am having trouble with an if statement inside a while loop. I just want to turn on tool load monitoring as soon as the tool is inside of the cut. The code bellow is what I use in my cutoff cycle. ...
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    If you are already a mastercam customer, you want...

    If you are already a mastercam customer, you want to look at Mill-Turn not the Lathe product.

    It's worth contacting the dealer to see if they have a post yet. I checked and there is one for the...
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    Just had an idea. Rent one before you buy one. I...

    Just had an idea. Rent one before you buy one.
    I found this place. 3D Scanner Rental Equipment

    When you get it test it with a simple procedure. Take a known something - pin or bore ring....
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    I paid a guy to rehose mine. It took him 3 days!...

    I paid a guy to rehose mine. It took him 3 days! you are braver than me, good luck! I'm not sure it really matters too much, just make sure the X Y and Z switches go to the appropriate bearings.
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    so your 3d parts are +- .025mm then no, I think...

    so your 3d parts are +- .025mm then no, I think it will notwork out.

    If you wanto to try anyway, then You need to take time and align the part well to minimize misalignment. Id get a...
  25. Looking at it again the toolpath looks pretty...

    Looking at it again the toolpath looks pretty good. Increase your depth of cut if you want less radius cuts. Its' doing what you are telling it to do, that large radius requires depth cuts.

    If...
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