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  1. Found the homing issue in rapid. The over travel...

    Found the homing issue in rapid. The over travel switch was out of adjustment and would trigger before the home process could finish its cycle. They put a new over travel switch in last week and...
  2. I will have to verify the switch is working...

    I will have to verify the switch is working correctly. Does it look for the clock pulse after it falls off the switch dog or is it while the switch is made? The operator did say he has been getting...
  3. It decel's when it hits the switch but it just...

    It decel's when it hits the switch but it just runs right past at the decelerated speed. With that being said I would think the switch should be working. I assume it hits the switch and then it is...
  4. Mori Seiki MV 65 wont home in rapid on X

    Kind of stumped. We have an older MV65 machining center and it will over travel in X if we try to rapid home but will home fine at 25%. We replaced the pulse coder with a used one that we had on the...
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    Thanks for your help. The M198 did the trick to...

    Thanks for your help. The M198 did the trick to jump to the mazatrol program but not sure how to jump back into the EIA/ISO after the mazatrol program is finished? For now we just put a next work...
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    How to call a subprogram

    Mazak T32-3 control and we are trying to call a Mazatrol subprogram from an EIA/ISO program for a milling operation. We get an error 744 program not registered. The Mazatrol pgm # is 1001 so we...
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    Nice! I would say over 2". It seems when it is...

    Nice! I would say over 2". It seems when it is transitioning in X/Y to different direction it shows up. Only in those 2 spots though. I'm not sure on the direction change as we usually climb mill.
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    VF4 Chatter While Interpolating Holes

    We have a 2011 VF4 that seems to get a bit of chatter when we interpolate holes. It is always seems to show up at 11 o'clock and 5 o'clock if it was a watch face. Not sure if there are some...
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    My company may be interested in any live tooling...

    My company may be interested in any live tooling you have. Can you send me photos?
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    Found my issue. The switch that stops the tail...

    Found my issue. The switch that stops the tail stock body was wired normally closed instead of normally open. All of my issues have been cured by correcting the problem. I thought I was going...
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    Well i am able to get the tail body to move...

    Well i am able to get the tail body to move forward but after the quill is extended it times out and gives an error stating that there is a tail stock quill sensor malfunction error # 223. I see...
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    Thanks for the input. The tail stock body moves...

    Thanks for the input. The tail stock body moves in manual mode but not in auto. I will try the M11 later today. They have another job they are running so i cant go out and mess with it until they...
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    For some reason we cant get the tail stock body...

    For some reason we cant get the tail stock body to advance? Do you have a sample G/M Code program that we can try? I am just writing a small program with just a M5 and a M31 to try to get it to...
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    Programmable Tailstock

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    Trying to figure out the programmable tail stock on our machine. I'm not sure how the sequence of events is supposed to work but i think we may have an issue in the...
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    I think i figured out what my issues were. I...

    I think i figured out what my issues were. I didn't put the (-) sign in the degree column so cutter comp was offsetting to the inside of the tool path instead of the outside. I am slowly figuring...
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    Using the formula it seems to cut mostly right. ...

    Using the formula it seems to cut mostly right. It seems to be small by .020" on all sizes that i tried. Then all of a sudden i think the control didn't apply cutter comp and it started cutting way...
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    Just to verify the setting of the tool data the...

    Just to verify the setting of the tool data the center of the end mill in a straight live tool holder has to be on the center line of the main spindle. This is how i have it setup and it worked...
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    Artist i am not! Nor a machinist the way it...

    Artist i am not! Nor a machinist the way it looks. Try this one!

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    That seams easy enough. I figured i was missing...

    That seams easy enough. I figured i was missing something? 1.154 is used for all sizes?
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    Machining Hex to specific size

    Apparently as somebody that rides the mazatrol short bus i have a couple more questions. I am playing around with trying to program a hex. I get the shape to come out correctly but i haven't been...
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    Thanks. I was wondering because it didnt really...

    Thanks. I was wondering because it didnt really change anything. I got my test part made this afternoon. On the mill portion of the program that you sent me you use .7 on the x. I am trying to...
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    That is what i was wondering. On the tool data...

    That is what i was wondering. On the tool data page they have have a holder type column. Is there somewhere that describes what the holder types are?
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    Tool Data Page

    Couple of questions on how to setup the milling heads in the tool data page on T32-3 control. Just trying to mill some flats in a rod similar to my earlier post. First off is this possible with the...
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    I didn't know there was an XY soft key. I really...

    I didn't know there was an XY soft key. I really appreciate all of your help on this and hopefully in the future if i have any questions you will be the first on my list to ask! I saw a post that...
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    268537 This is a basic sketch for the part i...

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    This is a basic sketch for the part i am trying to figure out. It is just a test piece so that we can learn the machine. Basically a 1/2" flat in the middle of the part .25" deep from the...
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