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  1. Makino A66e taking full advantage of the machine

    Hello,

    After long thinking and hearing so many good things about Makino we have decided in our mould shop to snatch one.
    It is used A66e with Professional 3 controller and with a lot of options...
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    Documentation on the shop floor

    In our mould making company we are looking to decrease and optimize needed documentation on the shop floor.
    We have started to use colour code which defines required dimension tolerance and surface...
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    Hi all I have the same problem on my Progress...

    Hi all

    I have the same problem on my Progress with PEPS. If I use offsets inside PEPS then I have (for 4 cuts) 4 iso files and 4 starting/threading points and of course these does not work. Is...
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    Hello, In the meantime I have come to...

    Hello,

    In the meantime I have come to conclusion that the optimum ways is to put point which I want to measure on the mold inside our CAD (Unigraphics) and then translate them via *.stp to PC...
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    SteveEx30, It is actually not a lifter but we...

    SteveEx30,

    It is actually not a lifter but we called floating insert-it means that we have a negative form inside these insert and during ejection there insert "floats" for a certain travel and...
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    Hello All, After A long weekend by the machine...

    Hello All,

    After A long weekend by the machine here is what it came out:
    1. I have used same undersize for roughing and finishing electrode=0,3mm/side
    2. I have made in all electrode in the...
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    Thank you for your replay. I did not drill any...

    Thank you for your replay.
    I did not drill any holes in the electrode and I agreed that flushing is the main issue here. Does it matter where I drill the holes-I would assume more to the bottom of...
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    Deep pocket erosion problems

    I operate Agie Innovation 3 die sinking machine and I have a problem eroding pockets (aprox. 25x55mm) for area inserts (into main insert).
    Pockets are blind and 150-200mm deep and must be absolute...
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    Eehotaka: The idea to put points on the CAD...

    Eehotaka:

    The idea to put points on the CAD model could be the way to go and if PC DMIS can recognize features (for instance Parting1, Parting2,..... Shape1, Shape2,....... Slider 1, Slider 2 as...
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    Dear Dylad, We could say that we measure three...

    Dear Dylad,

    We could say that we measure three types of mold components:
    1. Core/cavity inserts (where we always have zero in X and Y on the center of insert and on Z on higher FLAT top surface....
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    Eehotaka, Do I understand correctly: For 1000...

    Eehotaka,

    Do I understand correctly:
    For 1000 surface points on the model it is needed 1000*8min=8000min+60min=143hours???
    These for sure can not be!
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    PC DMIS mould measuring

    Hello,

    In our mould shop we have start to use PC DMIS for electrode measurements and for core/cavity measurements.

    From what I have seen now and after rraining from Hexagon it takes a lot of...
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    Toolmaker 96 I agree with you 100% if I would...

    Toolmaker 96 I agree with you 100% if I would take O.T. away they would beg to have it back, but how can I do it when we are filled with work and we need to finish molds-only chance I see is that I...
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    I agree that tracking data just to do it doe not...

    I agree that tracking data just to do it doe not make any sens. We have started these system in order to compare hours that we spend in rela life 8machining) to the ones that we quote. Then we...
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    Thanks all for answers. Let me put some more...

    Thanks all for answers.
    Let me put some more info: We do have tracking system and each of our job/position has
    unique ID numbet and list of needed operations to finish each part with bar code....
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    Mold shop organization

    Hello,

    I run small family owned mold shop with 10 co-workers.
    If would like to receive your opinion/solutions how are you organized since in my shop workers allways complain there is to much work...
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    Well I am very happy that I received so many...

    Well I am very happy that I received so many replay. As I have read them it seems I did not explain good enough how we work. 10 years ago we had only maintenance mold shop. When I join I was one man...
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    Efficiency on CNC milling

    Hello,

    I am writing on these forum hoping to get some help regarding organization in our mold shop. We are only a few people, but we have very good machines (Agie, Jung, Hauser, Mikron, Parpas)...
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    Matt W, I am using Agie Integral 3 and Agie...

    Matt W,

    I am using Agie Integral 3 and Agie Innovation 3. Could you be so kind and explain more in details how you solve these issue?
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    Hi all, I will post what I have discoverd and...

    Hi all,

    I will post what I have discoverd and how I was able to cut in right and I hope it will be usefull to others. All seting are for Fanuc Alpha 1C and was ussing 3 cuts (1 rough cut and 2...
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    Hi zosotd, In my mould shop I am using Erowa...

    Hi zosotd,

    In my mould shop I am using Erowa holders, which can be aligned in 3 differrent axes (X,Y and Z). Since we have most of parts (80%)done by other operations (sinking EDM, milling ,...
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    Hi Marcus, These is summary what I have done...

    Hi Marcus,

    These is summary what I have done today:

    For all trials: 3 passes; 1 rough cut and 2 skim cuts.
    1. For first rough cut I have decreased flushing from 13 to 8 (10 is according to...
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    Hi Marcus: I have read many times your answer...

    Hi Marcus:
    I have read many times your answer and I will try to write what I will try to do tomorrow on the machine:
    I am cutting one rough cut and two skim cuts. My program is separated into rough...
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    Hi Marcus, I have attached image of actual...

    Hi Marcus,

    I have attached image of actual part, 3D model-section, 2D drawing and what I have measured.
    77001
    Sorry to bother you but I need to do these one right or the hole insert will be...
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    Marcus thanks for your quick response. I am...

    Marcus thanks for your quick response.
    I am cutting with 1 rough pass and 2 finish passes.
    How much smaller you thing I should make rough pass-0,5mm/side???
    After I will measure it should I repeat...
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