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    I definitely agree with the "clean up your own...

    I definitely agree with the "clean up your own mess." My question is how do you deal with people that are just normally messy. Example, they have no problem with their bench being cluttered with...
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    What heat shrink are you using? I got a price on...

    What heat shrink are you using? I got a price on a Pioneer heat shrink holder and it was pretty expensive.
  3. I did not know that. Thanks for the info.

    I did not know that. Thanks for the info.
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    Spindle Liner Organization

    I am trying to get our shop more organized. Our shop has been in business for almost 50 years and it has acquired quite of bit of stuff over that time. I have now been going through and organizing...
  5. I agree with Greg White about the service...

    I agree with Greg White about the service support. To me this is huge. I was really impressed with the Toyoda design. The 400mm machine I was reviewing has an additional bearing in the spindle which...
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    To add to what Ox said, I agree that using a stop...

    To add to what Ox said, I agree that using a stop is the safest route. Also, our Miyano holders have threaded holes on the face of the holder and a stop plate. I saw that and thought it was a great...
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    I think you have two options. Either cut your...

    I think you have two options. Either cut your bars to 3' like you said. However, you need to be careful cause if there is a big gap between the end of the bar feeder and the back of your spindle...
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    Any chance I can get a copy? That original post...

    Any chance I can get a copy? That original post looks immaculate. We spent 5 hrs cleaning ours and it doesn't even look close to that clean. [email protected]
  9. Thanks Guys. Gives me a few things to try. I'm...

    Thanks Guys. Gives me a few things to try. I'm definitely out of my element with EDM.
  10. Sounds like you are visualizing it right. I run...

    Sounds like you are visualizing it right. I run one pass down the center to remove the "slug". I then run a pass at the final profile which is like a contouring operation. What would you adjust in...
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    Handling Leaks in the shop

    I was wondering how you guys deal with leaky machines or oily spots in the shop. Our floor is bare concrete, no epoxy. We have bunch of machines that have a minor oil leak or times when an employee...
  12. Burn isn't straight between different section thickness

    Hello. I am fairly new to EDM world. I had a class in school several years ago and now took over our shops Mitsubishi DWC-90 EDM after the previous operator retired. We only do a handful of jobs with...
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    Long Tool Holder Chatter

    Hello,

    I am programming our new 500mm Horizontal. I need to access the side of the part when the pallet is indexed at 90 degrees and therefore need an 8" long ER16 collet holder. I have a 2 flute...
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    Auto Power Off Air Compressor

    Hello,

    We have purchased a 6 pallet pool horizontal. With all pallets loaded, the machine will run between 9PM and 1AM We are currently running it a little shorter than possible and running up to...
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