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  1. Thread: Datron

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    Indeed. I wonder how much the Datron spindle...

    Indeed.

    I wonder how much the Datron spindle is new ?

    I was thinking more HSK 63 machine with an airturbine in the tool changer (like the video) ?

    So you do your regular machining / metal...
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    Emphasis added in red. This is a frontier...

    Emphasis added in red.

    This is a frontier that is becoming increasingly relevant.

    Higher surface finishes , tighter form tolerances and higher efficiencies are not going away. [At least for...
  3. Thread: Datron

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    Thanks for sharing / reporting that (Thumbs up)....

    Thanks for sharing / reporting that (Thumbs up).

    I'm wondering about the use of air spindles … Or "Airturbines" on more regular machines .

    ...
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    I'm not convinced that a fine mist would have...

    I'm not convinced that a fine mist would have less penetration into a hygroscopic-ish material VS flood coolant ?

    Depending on the fineness of the mist / vapor it could have increased penetration...
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    Beat ne too it by 5 mins lol Heat / thermal...

    Beat ne too it by 5 mins lol

    Heat / thermal deformation is a big deal.
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    I'm not 100% sure about that. I think the...

    I'm not 100% sure about that.

    I think the problem is that even in industry that people think of "Plastic" as one class of "material", whereas there is a vertiable zoo of polymers and copolymers...
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    What exactly causes a 090 P/S alarm?!...

    What exactly causes a 090 P/S alarm?!

    ^^^ This might help (a bit).[From Pm forum.].

    I'm guessing a "Dog" in this case is an inverted specially profiled mini ramp (that can be bolted or...
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    That seems very clear and very concrete :cool:

    That seems very clear and very concrete :cool:
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    After watching (over lunch) some historic footage...

    After watching (over lunch) some historic footage of the D day landings made by a press photographer/ gunnery footage; I wondered if I'd have a stab at some of your more Teutonic hardware...
    ...
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    Was wondering how you were getting on … lol. ...

    Was wondering how you were getting on … lol.

    Coffee is not working yet at the usual doses (kind of morning.).



    If you post some photos of the fried transformer then we might be able to see...
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    Bryan_machine is the one that first clued me into...

    Bryan_machine is the one that first clued me into "Big heads" interacting with "Big tables" especially with a "Universal" type machine, creating counterintuitive limitations, as it's difficult to get...
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    WHATS NEW UMC-500 30 - FRANK VO on Vimeo...

    WHATS NEW UMC-500 30 - FRANK VO on Vimeo

    ^^^ HAAS UMC video with Voice Over "Frank" .

    Pushing smaller footprint idea and redesign of castings.

    I wish they would show the castings with the...
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    I laughed about three minutes straight on that...

    I laughed about three minutes straight on that and then stopped 'cuz the reality of that is really NOT funny.

    Sorry that put a serious dent in your company and sounded like DMG MORI were being...
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    At DMG MORI they try to insist that the machine...

    At DMG MORI they try to insist that the machine is more appropriate for 50 taper work as the spindle is so powerful, but they were trying to tell me that the CMX 1100V is more appropriate for 40...
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    UMC-500 newer video shows casting + better ergonomics

    WHATS NEW UMC-500 4.0.NEW MUSIC on Vimeo

    ^^^ Link to vimeo video ,

    Shows footprint comparison with a VF 2 model ` superposed.

    Also shows castings / structure ! [Really interesting how it's...
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    This really made me laugh out load / nearly spit...

    This really made me laugh out load / nearly spit my coffee out onto the 'puter screen.

    The Hermle sales guys and the pre-sales technical/application front have been super excellent / outstanding....
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    A rotary encoder like a Renishaw RESR ring...

    A rotary encoder like a Renishaw RESR ring basically has gradations or grooves marked on the outer edge.

    So a 200 mm diameter ring with 20 micron pitch has 31,488 counts around the ring, but if...
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    That's what I thought initially too but I think...

    That's what I thought initially too but I think they are Litz at least methods new 5 axis machine is.

    Unfortunately I think Methods doesn't represent Feeler anymore.
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    https://us.dmgmori.com/resource/blob/70956/f9495ed...

    https://us.dmgmori.com/resource/blob/70956/f9495edc412cfe805a99994fcb48dd3d/pm1uk16-nvx5000-pdf-data.pdf

    DMG mori did something very interesting with the NVX 5100 / NVX series 2nd generation.
    ...
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    UMC-500 video / EMO action (will be)

    https://vimeo.com/353462985

    Stumbled across this ^^^ It's on Vimeo (not youtube)…

    Interesting ergonomics there... Nice surface finishes and some interesting moves :-)
    ...
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    The significant appeal of the UMC 500 (the one I...

    The significant appeal of the UMC 500 (the one I "Built" on line worked out to be about $160K with 15Krpm spindle HSK 63 A and other options ) undoubtedly it is the price point that is very...
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    I agree... On the VM series they have fine...

    I agree...

    On the VM series they have fine pitch ball screws and maximum feed rate (cutting) is 500 ipm.

    The computer scientist half of me kinda says optimize point distribution and have an...
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    This is the point with a large table and a large...

    This is the point with a large table and a large (mill) Head on a universal type machine it's quite probable that you have to fixture the part at least 6" to 8" off the table. If your part is a few...
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    Nahhh Right now they use lower resolution...

    Nahhh

    Right now they use lower resolution encoder and don't have linear scales (different channels) anyway / separate channels. Right now the new UMC 1000 +/- 40 arc seconds positioning accuracy....
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    In my twenties I worked as a conservator at the...

    In my twenties I worked as a conservator at the national air and space museum and Garber facility air craft restoration facility , and had to do condition reports for the entire collection in...
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