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    I'm completely with you on this. I just can't...

    I'm completely with you on this.
    I just can't figure out what exactly that is!!!!!

    Jon
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    Replace control board in CNC

    I have a 25 year old AXYZ 6000 series machine. Two of them, in fact.

    I have been tossing around the idea of buying new machines for a long time now, but it seems that I can just replaced many of...
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    So this is NOT a hobby grade machine. It's an...

    So this is NOT a hobby grade machine. It's an AXYZ 6000 series machine. It's 25 years old, but it's solid steel. Movement/flexing is definitely NOT a problem.

    I am starting to think that the...
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    Wait a minute... I am using Kollmorgen...

    Wait a minute... I am using Kollmorgen H31NRHT-LNF-NS-00 on a 25 year old router... with stepper drives... you are telling me that I can put servos in... plug and play??
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    AXYZ router cutting error

    I uploaded a picture to show what I am experiencing.
    When my CNC is cutting, it will shudder a little bit (most times, not all), and all of a sudden it's out of alignment. It is cutting .5" to the...
  6. Thanks guys - I appreciate your help. I'm glad...

    Thanks guys - I appreciate your help. I'm glad to hear that I am on the right track.

    So regarding chip load - do certain materials have certain chip loads? Does it matter what bit I use? So if...
  7. End mill on fiberglass & polyester resin composite material

    I am cutting fiberglass & polyester resin composite panels. Most are in the range of .090" to .125" thick, so I'll focus my question around those thicknesses.

    This stuff is abrasive as heck... so...
  8. 112631 Check out this great drawing I just...

    112631

    Check out this great drawing I just made. It should help you understand what I need.

    I like what I see there, but it's not quite enough. We have it vertical and we spray a finish on...
  9. Sorry to rehash this four year old post, but I...

    Sorry to rehash this four year old post, but I wanted to extend the conversation.

    I have to move, daily, a 6 foot X 12 foot piece of very heavy flat metal. It's for our production process. I...
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    We do one of two things. One, we cut our...

    We do one of two things. One, we cut our aluminum parts on a CNC router with a downshear bit. Very messy (metal bits everywhere), loud, lots of cleanup time, big interruption to our day. Anything...
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    We don't do a ton of steel cutting, but when we...

    We don't do a ton of steel cutting, but when we do it's around 1/8". Most of the aluminum we cut is 3/16"-3/8". On occasion we'll cut something thicker, but not too often. Sounds like we need to...
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    Plasma cutter pros and cons

    Hey all,

    Thinking about getting a plasma cutter for our shop. And I have a ton of questions. We are looking at the Plasma CAM (does anyone have any experience with it?) and not sure where to...
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