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  1. For a right hand thread starting at chuck and...

    For a right hand thread starting at chuck and feeding towards tail stock you need a Left hand tool (insert facing up) and spindle rotation CCW.
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    Pull the collet out and take a look inside the...

    Pull the collet out and take a look inside the chuck bore. Pretty sure you have a chip wedged in there that is preventing it from moving full stroke.
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    When our HCN680II was installed Mazak had us core...

    When our HCN680II was installed Mazak had us core 8" dia holes into the foundation where the feet were for the mill and use some type of epoxy to retain the anchor studs that bolt through the...
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    We have a 2015 Nakamura that was purchased new. I...

    We have a 2015 Nakamura that was purchased new. I noticed one of my axial live holders was giving me a funky finish and upon inspection of it realized that the bearings were bad. The rebuild by Koma...
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    The smaller diameter taps don't seem to offer an...

    The smaller diameter taps don't seem to offer an oil groove. I have gotten them to work before but at slower speeds. The coolant/oil has to escape past the tap somehow and the quicker you get to...
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    See if that micro switch on the tailbody is still...

    See if that micro switch on the tailbody is still working and not stuck. Im sure there is also a set inside the body door for the quill so check those too when you set your quill extension. Our old...
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    We were told by our Mazak tech that this is a...

    We were told by our Mazak tech that this is a regulated open air line that is used to cool the turret motor.
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    Dont do that. Pretty sure our Tplus lathes will...

    Dont do that. Pretty sure our Tplus lathes will allow you to change spindle speed while threading but Ive never tried to prove it as I would be guaranteed a scrap thread.
  9. What type of tailstock does the lathe have? Is it...

    What type of tailstock does the lathe have? Is it one piece servo driven or the standard tailbody hydraulic quill type?
  10. Not sure if your T3 has the TPS feature or not...

    Not sure if your T3 has the TPS feature or not but that is a helpful feature to see demonstrated.
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    Move tool away with your TPC and put M0 on last...

    Move tool away with your TPC and put M0 on last relay point. Or write a second program for the second op and use your END line to switch between the two programs automatically. I've done this both...
  12. We use a lot of the the MWS drills from...

    We use a lot of the the MWS drills from Mitsubishi in the lathe and I've found their catalog isn't the best reference at times. I would either call their tech line or see if there is a Mit rep n your...
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    We use this type of bar for ID profiling to X...

    We use this type of bar for ID profiling to X zero.
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    I would bump the speed up to at least 800SFM and...

    I would bump the speed up to at least 800SFM and see what happens from there.
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    I add 30 to my offset number(T0131) since each of...

    I add 30 to my offset number(T0131) since each of my turrets has 24 possible tool positions but whatever makes sense for you will work. Use G55 for sub and Z- will always be to your left so to move...
  16. I would write a program for the first op and one...

    I would write a program for the first op and one for the second op. Put an end line on each program and have it switch to the next program. If you want it to stop between op make you you dont use the...
  17. Yes..you will probably need to cut a relief so...

    Yes..you will probably need to cut a relief so the tip doesn't break when it plunges on X. Also it will have an acceleration distance that will be added, when running in auto mode, to your stating...
  18. The only way you could get a RH thread from the...

    The only way you could get a RH thread from the tool orientation is to start at the chuck and feed towards tailstock.
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    You wont have to worry about the material...

    You wont have to worry about the material slipping but getting the stock to fit through a liner could be a problem if the stock is bent or oversize.
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    Ive turned blue Acetal in the past for the food...

    Ive turned blue Acetal in the past for the food industry. IIRC the blue color is for easy identification of broken pieces in the food product when parts break or wear. This acetal should also be...
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    We use their turn mill product that came packaged...

    We use their turn mill product that came packaged with our lathe. I only post from my Cam system and load it into Camplete and check the simple things like turret timing and spindle direction so I...
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    233385 This is from our T1 control. Im not...

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    This is from our T1 control. Im not sure if there were different versions of the T1 or if your just missing a parameter. process #5 is what we have for grooving
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    Its been a while since I have been on our T1 but...

    Its been a while since I have been on our T1 but IIRC you have 2 options on the type of groove (type 0 and type 1). You will want to use type 1 for a groove wider than tool. You will input the tool...
  24. I could be wrong but Im willing to bet its a...

    I could be wrong but Im willing to bet its a 5/8-11 thread.
  25. If I am using a full profile insert most of the...

    If I am using a full profile insert most of the time all I do is recut the chamfer but instead of a turning op I face it instead and that helps to roll the burr away from the thread instead of into...
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