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    Can't believe these low speeds for aluminum, 2000...

    Can't believe these low speeds for aluminum, 2000 rpm is our shop standard up to 1/4-20 smooth as silk on a Fadal.
    For tool steel the only advise is thread mill or Blitz tapping clutch in...
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    I have often heard that pressing with spindle not...

    I have often heard that pressing with spindle not turning will "damage the bearings".
    It seems to me that spindle bearings are designed to handle considerable thrust when not turning.
    The tool...
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    FYI for anyone thinking of doing this job I.T.S....

    FYI for anyone thinking of doing this job I.T.S. in Chatsworth sells a XY Turcite replacement kit with epoxy about $300.00

    Years ago on a factory tour I remember seeing long aluminum straight...
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    I know I am digging up a old thread but this is a...

    I know I am digging up a old thread but this is a good place to add some info as this thread is top of the page when Google searching for STI thread SHCS (socket head cap screws)

    I had a...
  5. You can run your Fadal on single phase with the...

    You can run your Fadal on single phase with the factory single phase transformer, the machine is designed for home shop power if needed. About $1,000 for a new one, fits inside the power cabinet in...
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    I checked our VMC 15 and the Bijur is set to 6cc...

    I checked our VMC 15 and the Bijur is set to 6cc per stroke.
    2qt's every 4 weeks running 50hrs week.
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    I would use cold form taps in stainless for best...

    I would use cold form taps in stainless for best life, they have Spiralock specific minor diameters.
    Often times taps have long lead times, sometimes months, standard coatings are available.
    If you...
  8. Version 13 has been very stable for us. Version...

    Version 13 has been very stable for us. Version 12 seem to lock up - slow down occasionally.
    What release are you running?

    Oh, also set the auto save for the amount of time you feel is too much...
  9. Just a few thoughts. Is the drawing per ASME /...

    Just a few thoughts.
    Is the drawing per ASME / ANSI Y14.5? If so the Surface Texture (not surface finish) is per ASME B46.1
    This can be a complicated subject if you read the whole spec.
    Are their...
  10. You can increment by .1 etc or use format 1...

    You can increment by .1 etc or use format 1 (Fanuc style) I believe does not require line numbers.
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    The fan on top of the Fadal spindle motor blows...

    The fan on top of the Fadal spindle motor blows air into the motor.
    On early machines they used open frame motors and sold a filter kit to keep the coolant mist out of the windings.

    Later...
  12. I believe these lathes are from El Camino College...

    I believe these lathes are from El Camino College in Torrance, CA
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    For reference we pay $4200 year for 2 seats of...

    For reference we pay $4200 year for 2 seats of GibbsCam (3D Systems) 5 axis mill, production turn, edm and post support.

    3D Systems policy is 2 years of maintenance to get current if you lapse.
  14. Maybe the plater racked the parts in the holes...

    Maybe the plater racked the parts in the holes and have minor dia. nick?
    The standard working plug gages start off at the high end of their gauge tolerance, and may reject good parts.

    Normal...
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    Just saying on a #0 screw the difference is only...

    Just saying on a #0 screw the difference is only .002 in. You have more variation in the cold headed countersink screw.
    The plastic deformation of the screw head and mating countersink will take...
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    What is the diameter of the countersink? On...

    What is the diameter of the countersink?
    On small countersunk screws the angular error is surprisingly small.
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    As mentioned before if this drawing is per a...

    As mentioned before if this drawing is per a standard, those rules are the contractual requirement.
    But we are left to guess as the OP is MIA

    The most common drawing standards in the U.S. are...
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    Is the drawing per ansi y14.5 or asme y14.5? A ...

    Is the drawing per ansi y14.5 or asme y14.5? A "R" is a boundry and any shape inside the boundry is acceptable excluding reversals. A "CR" is a controlled radius and must be a fair arc with radial...
  19. I think Europeans have a different definition.

    I think Europeans have a different definition.
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    3/16 4 flute carbide 3500+ rpm. The carbide has...

    3/16 4 flute carbide 3500+ rpm. The carbide has the advantage as the tap gets hot, might take a few endmills or retips. Use no oil or coolant.
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    counter shank hex drive adaptor

    McMaster # 3185a54 will hold your favorite 1/4 shank countersink in a quick change hex drive drill.
  22. I have the best success with a coated ball end...

    I have the best success with a coated ball end mill for engraving anodized alum. , I usually use 1/32 2fl stub .004 deep 10,000 rpm, 20 ipm
    I have had the same problem as you chipping the anodized...
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    You can make yourself or have one made (gauge...

    You can make yourself or have one made (gauge house or a grind house can make to your needs.)

    Larger holes normally do not work well with gauge pins as they are more likely to get the pin stuck in...
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    Those look like original early style Fadal Gibbs,...

    Those look like original early style Fadal Gibbs, replacements are available made from 1 pc. bronze.
    This was a common failure point and the reason they switched to bronze gibbs.

    Maybe not...
  25. Our shops Deltronic go-nogo policy. Go pin...

    Our shops Deltronic go-nogo policy.

    Go pin .0002 under low limit with a little lano-lube thumb and fore finger light resistance only to pass.

    No-go pin same as high limit moderate force pin...
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