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  1. BTW I've pursued the answer to planes in...

    BTW I've pursued the answer to planes in subspindle machines for 3.5 years. If my lathe post is now correct, then these plane combos are probably correct.

    Main spindle plane combos for mill ops...
  2. Mastercam 2020 known bugs C/Y axis face milling arc code output issues?

    I just got some support from Postability and they resolved my post C index errors and polarity of posted code issues, but then in checking the work, I found this motion issue, which I don't believe...
  3. Thread: chuck grease

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    Citrax EP1 Kyodo Yushi (Qty Disc) Grease - CNC...

    Citrax EP1 Kyodo Yushi (Qty Disc) Grease - CNC Specialty Store

    I'd recommend Mazak if the help people could tell you how to get a mechanically 100% functional Mazak to return to work. They can't....
  4. Programming/Production engineering. We make...

    Programming/Production engineering. We make quality high value products that require high value performing equipment and tools.
  5. Got a package of the 1/2" end mills today, first...

    Got a package of the 1/2" end mills today, first thing a guy did was drop one on the concrete, The second time I've seen the rogue stuff dropped on the floor minute one somebody is opening the...
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    It's funny that running 3 8 hour shifts in a...

    It's funny that running 3 8 hour shifts in a software seat at the same time and then doing nothing for 16 hours is considered different than running 3 consecutive shifts for the same 24 total hours...
  7. I just bought 8 1/2in end mills and then had to...

    I just bought 8 1/2in end mills and then had to go to Suncoast tools for 6 5" OAL 2.5" flute end mills, I would prefer to buy 5" OAL 1/2" aluminum cutting end mills with 2" LOC from you. The...
  8. THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT!!! That's moving...

    THAT'S WHAT I'M TALKING ABOUT!!! That's moving at the speed of business!
  9. The Rouge tools are the shit. No bullshit...

    The Rouge tools are the shit. No bullshit pricing games. Good performing tools. I'm a fanboy of this stuff.
  10. We were doing a tangental startup of a training...

    We were doing a tangental startup of a training company that failed due to a change in the land owners operating agreement but was working out. We've always been in South Eastern Wisconsin. The...
  11. Mill Settup / Lead machinist Watertown Wisconsin firearms co 5K hire bonus20/30hr +in

    We need a professional Mill settup machinist who can settup, safely prove out, tell us when we need to order end mills and stock, and who can help train the operators to equip the cell to be...
  12. Mazak had all but one of the O-rings and seals...

    Mazak had all but one of the O-rings and seals needed to do the rebuild, so we ordered the one missing O-ring from McMaster Carr and it arrived this morning for the install. The whole spindle had to...
  13. Today the ATC arm's positions are reported...

    Today the ATC arm's positions are reported correct, the arm springs, knuckles, plungers are rebuilt with new parts. There is a problem with the drawbar now. The Drawbar is apparently hesitating to...
  14. Yeah it would be cool if they were sold with the...

    Yeah it would be cool if they were sold with the manuals, that's how we sell them here, but we're not professionals, we're just a shop selling our used machines at times. The 2 we've sold to date...
  15. I guess the machine is still tossing tools, so...

    I guess the machine is still tossing tools, so hydraulic didn't do it. There are some other theories.

    The RTS apparently requires some macro variables that we've unfortunately begun to use for...
  16. I finally got a chance to see and talk to the...

    I finally got a chance to see and talk to the technician. This is the same person who settup the machine- he was here for 5-6 days setting up the pair. He tested pullforce today at 1900lbs which is...
  17. If you have $71.5K to break me even on the...

    If you have $71.5K to break me even on the machine and parts to date and can rig it out, I'll throw in all our wasted time for free right now, call my Ellison sales guy and get another DNM5700S with...
  18. Good point. I couldn't afford it anyway. We pay...

    Good point. I couldn't afford it anyway. We pay people pretty decent money and the machines have to run reliable and smooth or we're taking a bath. One machine down often puts 1-3 other machines...
  19. I actually had a settup guy tell me today, well,...

    I actually had a settup guy tell me today, well, we could put in ____ (a program) ... but we'd have to put someone on this machine all day because they would have to hand load the tools.

    NO WE...
  20. I hope they can fix the tool changer spindle...

    I hope they can fix the tool changer spindle throwing tools thing Monday. Somehow I feel like they will get here and parts will be required, extending that out. I'm wondering how many things we...
  21. By the way I heard today there are 2 spindle...

    By the way I heard today there are 2 spindle designs, and we have the one that is incapable of detecting a false tool load with sensors. I guess in order to get a safe CAT-40 tool change, you have...
  22. Mazak machine support in South Eastern Wisconsin, opinions on Machinery Systems inc.

    We have a 2011 530C that we bought for ~$67,000 from Machinery Systems Illinois, a company that does service directly for Mazak in South Eastern Wisconsin from their locations in Illinois, or...
  23. Mazak Solution to impotent memory in Smart control Software tool like Fanuc perhaps?

    Does Mazak have a PC Tool for memory card Program editing and operation, like Fanuc has? Or are all the Mazak Smart control customers punished with no functional system memory? I'm reading a document...
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    Floor integrations on machines tend to go a...

    Floor integrations on machines tend to go a little long. PDF supporting documentation is something I'm going to literally hold hostage for the next order. I'm tired of feeling helpless asking for...
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    That's the best thing Doosan is doing. I work...

    That's the best thing Doosan is doing. I work with some other brands, and Yama Seiki is easier to get on the phone (it would be cool if the people on the phone were Americans who spoke discernible...
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