Search Results - Practical Machinist - Largest Manufacturing Technology Forum on the Web
Close
Login to Your Account

Search:

Type: Posts; User: rklopp

Page 1 of 60 1 2 3 4

Search: Search took 0.03 seconds.

  1. I would not worry about it as long as the quill...

    I would not worry about it as long as the quill aligns parallel with Z and the spindle trams well. My Acieras have taper pins for aligning the vertical heads. Most of the time I tram them in manually...
  2. Replies
    44
    Views
    2,147

    No way. You have to take the P.E. exam after the...

    No way. You have to take the P.E. exam after the EIT (Called FE now). You have to earn a certain number of years of qualifying experience and you have to get professional references. The last part is...
  3. Replies
    8
    Views
    342

    Focus, do you mean the back gears or end gears? I...

    Focus, do you mean the back gears or end gears? I was talking about the back gear reducer hooked to the main motor.
  4. Replies
    8
    Views
    342

    Did you see the sightglass? Fill to the middle of...

    Did you see the sightglass? Fill to the middle of the sightglass with ISO 68 AW oil. ISO 46 would be ok.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  5. Does it have any scoring or galling on the inside...

    Does it have any scoring or galling on the inside left Z box way on the column?
  6. Replies
    44
    Views
    2,147

    Low GPA is a sign that either you may not work...

    Low GPA is a sign that either you may not work hard when the task not your favorite, or that the brain CPU is not as powerful as needed in the courses taken. Both issues matter to me as a hiring...
  7. Replies
    20
    Views
    1,295

    My Dad had one of those in Ingersoll-Rand brand...

    My Dad had one of those in Ingersoll-Rand brand with a number 5 Morse taper. We could never run it, because our 22-CFM compressor was way too small. His was olive drab, too, and not from the...
  8. Replies
    10
    Views
    646

    This can be done without a sensor, by monitoring...

    This can be done without a sensor, by monitoring spindle current or power. The alarm level is mostly set by experience, not by plugging in a tensile strength value. Tensile strength is not the right...
  9. Replies
    3
    Views
    694

    USPS delivered yesterday. The chuck is in great...

    USPS delivered yesterday. The chuck is in great condition. Thanks QB!
  10. Replies
    16
    Views
    1,149

    F360 seems to be working fine for me.

    F360 seems to be working fine for me.
  11. Replies
    3
    Views
    694

    I will take it. PM incoming for details. On...

    I will take it. PM incoming for details.

    On edit: Payment sent. Thanks!!


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  12. Replies
    22
    Views
    1,512

    On big water and sewer pipes, it's called a bell,...

    On big water and sewer pipes, it's called a bell, as in bell and spigot joint, where the spigot is the skinnier side. If the "ring" is a separate piece, that sounds like a coupling. The terms socket...
  13. When making a new "Setup" in Fusion for the part,...

    When making a new "Setup" in Fusion for the part, you can choose "Z-axis/plane & X axis" among others. Click a face, and your Z axis will be set normal to that face. Click an edge, and the X axis...
  14. Replies
    4
    Views
    668

    ...except when powering up the console, of...

    ...except when powering up the console, of course..... I would test the function by powering down and back up.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. Replies
    26
    Views
    3,460

    I almost got bit last weekend cutting the end off...

    I almost got bit last weekend cutting the end off a new tube of Castrol stick-wax metalcutting lube. It grabbed and spun surprisingly quick and hard for a glorified toilet paper tube. I know not to...
  16. Replies
    10
    Views
    853

    That’s no home shop grade machine. It is a...

    That’s no home shop grade machine. It is a Hamilton Sensitive Drill Press. I have a fancier one with a neat variable-speed rubber cone drive. My came from Mare Island Navy Yard when it closed.

    ...
  17. Replies
    23
    Views
    1,724

    I wonder if the heat treat was bad. I don't see...

    I wonder if the heat treat was bad. I don't see signs of fatigue, like could happen with multiple clamping cycles.
  18. Replies
    19
    Views
    984

    It is possible, but you would have to build it or...

    It is possible, but you would have to build it or have it built. The bar is a draw-tube.


    Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  19. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,149

    PM is complaining that I cannot upload more than...

    PM is complaining that I cannot upload more than 5 pix per post, and there are only for pix in the above post. Go figure. Anyhow, here is the Acu-Rite pinout for the Master MP readout.
    265006
  20. Replies
    10
    Views
    1,149

    I have an Acu-rite Master MP readout for sale...

    I have an Acu-rite Master MP readout for sale without scales. $130 plus shipping from 94025. It is a 3-axis unit that works fine and was top of the line in its day. The scale plugs are round. I have...
  21. I have another leading brand, Sunnex, under my...

    I have another leading brand, Sunnex, under my Deckel CNC mill. They're orange, so it's like the mill has racing stripes. Otherwise, I don't think they make much difference to the mill or how it...
  22. Replies
    5
    Views
    1,063

    Interesting. I investigated a similar incident on...

    Interesting. I investigated a similar incident on the same brand of machine, but different model IIRC. That did not end as well for the driver, because the driver was injured. I forget the focus of...
  23. Replies
    909
    Views
    72,395

    Maybe this has already been stated, but it seems...

    Maybe this has already been stated, but it seems to me you would be miles ahead by directing your time and energy to buying, begging, borrowing, building, or burgling a replacement shaft, and then...
  24. Replies
    69
    Views
    8,207

    Make sure whomever hones the bore knows how to...

    Make sure whomever hones the bore knows how to deal with the key slot and quill lock cutout. I don't think they necessarily need a helical hone, but they do need to be careful not to snag or round...
  25. Thread: MDA Precision

    by rklopp
    Replies
    18
    Views
    1,792

    I mentor the robotics program at the local high...

    I mentor the robotics program at the local high school, and they have an MDA Precision CNC lathe. It has a Mach3 control on it, which I find is awful compared to an industrial grade control, like...
Results 1 to 25 of 1500
Page 1 of 60 1 2 3 4