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  1. Thanks, i will get a qoute for it, or just get it...

    Thanks, i will get a qoute for it, or just get it if not crazy priced. I have a test instr for it however it is my experience they can be real culprits and troublesome to test with certainty.
  2. That's nice to hear. It seems like a decent lathe...

    That's nice to hear. It seems like a decent lathe with robust design in general.
    Seems like I will have take a deep breath and dive deeper.
    Called three local well renowned cnc-tech companies....
  3. JJ80909, Thanks, ill try that first thing...

    JJ80909, Thanks, ill try that first thing tonight!
    Dirt is definitevly a suspect, i was planing for a clean when also the 1028 hit me.

    What is your experience with the machine in general? They...
  4. PMC status page, that one I need to look at....

    PMC status page, that one I need to look at. Mainly looked in the ladder.

    Its an electric turret, three phase motor.

    Two sensor, one detecting a pre-indexing bolt and the other one checking...
  5. Thanks, Yah, yesterday it also threw a 1028...

    Thanks,

    Yah, yesterday it also threw a 1028 alarm and just left the turret un-locked and freespinning.

    I found some other thread here with some instructions from CNCMEK (hes not been around...
  6. Yah, or a bit too late maybe? Am a bit new with...

    Yah, or a bit too late maybe?
    Am a bit new with both cnc and this machine so really happy for any good clues.
  7. Tool turret problem emcoturn 325 \ fanuc 21-TB \ sauter 408 - alarm 1024

    Hi guys,

    Got this 1998 emcoturn 325 running fanuc 21 - tb.

    When cycling the turret i get alarm 1024 — tool turret position monitoring.
    Cant reset or clear it. Rebooting machine does however...
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    Thanks for the input guys, Ill contact them. ...

    Thanks for the input guys, Ill contact them.

    Cheers
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    where to find high precision lead screw?

    Hi,

    As the title implies, any hints or tips on where to find suppliers for lead screws? Not the average rolled stock but good enough for use on a lathe for threading, I recall 0,03mm/300mm, in the...
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    Thank you Ballen, that is most kind of you! I...

    Thank you Ballen, that is most kind of you!
    I hope i can return the favor one day in some way.
    Im not a hacker in any way but i can find local help to get it running for sure.
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    Thats a very nice plot Ballen, Im seriously...

    Thats a very nice plot Ballen, Im seriously impressed by your skills.

    I got an autokollimator recently although I have not used it much yet. Got some advise over in the metrology forum as well....
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    You have a chance to attend then definitely do...

    You have a chance to attend then definitely do so.
    The compound is a nice starter as it can be treated as a separate assembly with a clear interface against the crosslide.
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    A sign of wear for sure but I would not...

    A sign of wear for sure but I would not automatically say extreme wear. Depends on how much tapered the gib is, a steep taper and shimming would likely indicate more wear than a gib with little taper...
  14. Thanks everyone for great input! Got alot of...

    Thanks everyone for great input!
    Got alot of reading to do now, already thinking too far ahead and started planning how to fit a camera and make some more mirrors, maybe from HDD discs..

    One of...
  15. Flatness evaluation through autocollimator -Info / Advice needed

    Hi,

    Need some advice on some good source for evaluating Flatness of for example a surface plate by some numerical method, by hand or excel.

    Straightness seem straight forward but its the...
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    Beautiful!! And does indeed sound like a time...

    Beautiful!! And does indeed sound like a time saver the way you described the usage of the granite block.
    Have a couple of angles needing some work but Ill have use the square comp., cant wait to...
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    Very nice box! Now, atleast, I am curious...

    Very nice box!

    Now, atleast, I am curious what project you used the stone for :)
  18. Maybe should say sorry for resurrecting a long...

    Maybe should say sorry for resurrecting a long gone thread - But I wont, its just too good and should rather be Pinned!

    Ive been pondering about getting a SO or better clone for the small...
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    No problem using that set-up with the s20...

    No problem using that set-up with the s20 adapters. Id prefer the BT40 over the SK due the the SKs unsymmetrical cut-outs for the drive dogs, but thats me.
    Part from that I Love the 40-taper...
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    Such a small bed Id get it ground. Then there...

    Such a small bed Id get it ground.
    Then there are other parts and challenges more delicate to address, carriages, crosslides etc involving more alignment etc.
    As Tray mentioned YT is your...
  21. I have never seen that particular configuration...

    I have never seen that particular configuration but it looks like it should be an integrated MT4 taper with S20x2 pullstud for deckel which someone has put a short sleeved MT4->ISO40 taper adapter...
  22. There is nothing plain about hydrodynamic...

    There is nothing plain about hydrodynamic bearings.

    However, those bearings did nothing to create that gap on their own. What is the condition of the shaft? Crooked? Cracked?
  23. I have 3 axis on my lathe and Ill never get...

    I have 3 axis on my lathe and Ill never get anything else.

    One big benefit is you Always know where the tip of the tool is even if the compound gets moved. Normally one can select if it should...
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    Thanks Tyrone, I appreciate your comments and...

    Thanks Tyrone,

    I appreciate your comments and Ill consider it for next such project.
    All though it is a bit of work, getting proper lube in place is a must for long lifetime and preservation...
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    Hi, Could you put up a picture of lathe and...

    Hi,

    Could you put up a picture of lathe and nameplate it would be helpful as they made a range of dfferent lathes, all in general very high quality machines. Normally they are called here along...
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