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  1. BobCad Lathe How to change settings to approach the material from the front of lathe

    Doe anyone know what settings to change in BobCad to allow the tool to approach the workpiece from the front of the workpiece? The default is to approach from the rear and I cant figure out how to...
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    I have a 4020 and a 3016 that I bought used and...

    I have a 4020 and a 3016 that I bought used and neither one would lock the spindle on tool change. And of course this causes the control to fault out. In both cases the culprit was simply a stuck...
  3. I tried that and it didn't change anything. Let...

    I tried that and it didn't change anything. Let me recap my dilemma as I understand it today.

    1.Parameters are lost and need to be reinstalled.

    2. Can't reinstall parameters until I can get...
  4. I spent a little more time with the machine today...

    I spent a little more time with the machine today and discovered that "Auto" is the only mode available. It stays in "Auto" regardless if the selector is in MDI, Edit or any of the choices. The...
  5. pressing the Q/P (its the same key) and key in...

    pressing the Q/P (its the same key) and key in data followed by input causes the control to jump to that parameter number. But no data can be changed. There must be some key combination that allows...
  6. Ok, I tried to modify the parameters without...

    Ok, I tried to modify the parameters without success. You have a great by the way because your suggestions exactly match the Fanuc 3t manual. To recap: I put the PARM switch on the main PCB to "on",...
  7. Thanks for the info, I'll try it again in the...

    Thanks for the info, I'll try it again in the morning but I think that's what I've been doing. My book also references pressing the estop( OR GOING TO MDI MODE)in but when I do press the estop in ...
  8. Citizen Cincom F16 with Fanuc 3T issues

    With the help of Del Wilcox we have decided that the real question I need to be asking regarding my 3T issues is this. Can the parameters be changed with the "not ready" warning displayed? If yes...
  9. I agree. Thanks for your help thus far.

    I agree. Thanks for your help thus far.
  10. oil levels in the oilers is full and I checked...

    oil levels in the oilers is full and I checked the float level sensors...seems ok. As regards the red indicators I don't have any of them illuminated.
  11. I've traced down the circuits and it appears that...

    I've traced down the circuits and it appears that the the ALM relay is not pulling in. (I think pulled in is normal operation) and hence the EMG relay wont pull in either. There are no alarms showing...
  12. Citizen Cincom F16 with Fanuc 3T issues

    I recently purchases a 1984 Cincom F16 and upon trying to fire it up I get the "not ready" warning. I've been told that this occurs from one or more of the many limit switches not being in the right...
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