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    We have a 3xt, may not have heard much about us....

    We have a 3xt, may not have heard much about us. We’ve dealt with able and methods and this was our first purchase with Packard. Top notch. And yes the people at Packard are awesome. They have been...
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    This not perfect for sure. The edit hangs are...

    This not perfect for sure. The edit hangs are annoying but 20$ bucks for 2 gb, it’s worth the hassle for most people.
  3. I think this is the insert I use for 6061 ...

    I think this is the insert I use for 6061

    https://www.mscdirect.com/product/details/52738218

    I can check the box on inserts when I get to work Monday. I did it on a VMC.
  4. I’ve done that finish in 6061 with one of these ...

    I’ve done that finish in 6061 with one of these

    B-52 Fly Cutter - Kristi Tool

    The bigger spacing grooves I would just use an engraving tool
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    In the Arumatik electrical cabinet there is slot...

    In the Arumatik electrical cabinet there is slot to install a CF card. It’s like having a data server. You can edit, run, search right from the card. Now getting a program from the DS to the CNC...
  6. Thread: Probe help me

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    Cool you got it working. What did you do or...

    Cool you got it working. What did you do or change as it may help others in the future.
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    I’m not sure what I would change in that macro...

    I’m not sure what I would change in that macro TBH. Is it just stopping or does is give you an alarm?
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    In the renishaw settings macro there is a...

    In the renishaw settings macro there is a variable for short or long tool. I imagine Haas can’t be that far off. On the fanuc based machines it’s macro O9750. HTH
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    Copper 145 is a dream to machine Vs 110.

    Copper 145 is a dream to machine Vs 110.
  10. Iíve done something similar in the past, rough...

    Iíve done something similar in the past, rough grooves with a ball and surface the angles with a steeper angle engraving tool. There looks like there is a groove along the id which would provide...
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    If you’ve been on the same can of grease for 6...

    If you’ve been on the same can of grease for 6 years I would pull them back to check to see if anything is getting greased.
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    You may have a clogged grease line. Peel back...

    You may have a clogged grease line. Peel back your way covers and check your guide rails to see if they are getting grease.
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    Yes I think this happened on one of our machines...

    Yes I think this happened on one of our machines because we didnít have the macro option. What happens if you type #535=1. In MDI? Do you get an alarm for bad code? If so you donít have macro option.
  14. Your Haas umbrella changer has an additional 4.3...

    Your Haas umbrella changer has an additional 4.3 or so in the positive Z direction. I set up my post To output G90G53Z4.3 at end of toolpaths prior to toolchanges. I also set up my post to output...
  15. Take this with a grain of salt...I do 3+2 no...

    Take this with a grain of salt...I do 3+2 no simultaneous 5x toolpaths, I define my toolholders correctly and model all my work holding, and simulation In MasterCam works fine.
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    How’s about helical. I don’t run them at those...

    How’s about helical. I don’t run them at those rpms but I have been impressed otherwise.
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    I see G68.2 in that program which but I see no...

    I see G68.2 in that program which but I see no dynamic Work offset. Nothing in the probing sub says that the updated info is going into WSEC.
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    Do your program from center of rotation, Or using...

    Do your program from center of rotation, Or using tilted workplane? What software are you using.? New install? Are your kinematics parameters good? I use COR and I Have had this happen with errant...
  19. Iím pretty sure Able machine sells Doosan out of...

    Iím pretty sure Able machine sells Doosan out of Mass.
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    I work with a 2000 with an OM control, On ours...

    I work with a 2000 with an OM control, On ours D432 is spindle tool and D440 is next tool. This is on our machine with umbrella changer - D432 and D440 always match. The tool numbers are input in...
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    Iíve been thinking of a 5axis rotation macro and...

    Iíve been thinking of a 5axis rotation macro and came across this post, would you mind elaborating the maths or sharing a snippet of the macro. How does it handle deviations between rotary axisís. I...
  22. Thread: G83 parameter #?

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    Try parameter #5115

    Try parameter #5115
  23. I don’t think cimco will do that, At least the...

    I don’t think cimco will do that, At least the version I have that came with Mastercam. I think ncplot will do it and you can download trial.
  24. I was Watching this thread and all I can say is...

    I was Watching this thread and all I can say is wow good job.
  25. Could you tip on its side and use slitting saw it...

    Could you tip on its side and use slitting saw it or use a key seat cutter.
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