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  1. I second the "Dream Drills" from YG. Run at...

    I second the "Dream Drills" from YG. Run at higher feed rates too then others I've checked into.
  2. Geez, now you got me thinking Ox. That's the...

    Geez, now you got me thinking Ox. That's the problem. I haven't a clue as yet about the finer intricacies of running a bar feeder as part of an automated production cycle. So at this point, all...
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    I don't know what it was, but I tried 3 different...

    I don't know what it was, but I tried 3 different pumps of the type mentioned and couldn't get squat out of any of them. Two that came with the Mori VMC and 1 small one I bought new off ebay. Even...
  4. Now there's useful information a guy can take to...

    Now there's useful information a guy can take to the shop with him. Thanks Delw.

    How about this one if you're still around? A buddy and I are going to go dismantle the barfeed and haul it off...
  5. Wow... between what I dug up today on the www and...

    Wow... between what I dug up today on the www and what you guys have told me, it proves I don't know diddly about bar feeders. But thanks for the input. I looked up this LNS unit and can really get...
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    This kind gives great pressure. A very small one...

    This kind gives great pressure. A very small one should do fine.

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    Unless the coolant tank is super full and this thing is up to its neck in it, I cant seem to get this kind to work for...
  7. Bar Feeder choice. Hydrolic 12 footer or Electric Space Saver. Pros and cons.

    Just bought a Mori Seiki SL-200SMC lathe with Fanuc 18i-TA control and 12' bar feeder. Super low hours, which I hope doesn't turn out to be a bad sign. Anyway...

    My shop is only 2400 sq/ft,...
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    I have a Mori with a pallet station that has a...

    I have a Mori with a pallet station that has a separate wash down pump. It's operated by a small microswitch that is opened and closed by removing and replacing the hose end affixed garden nozzle...
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    G86 Cycle. Try B - C or D drill. 3940 rpm - 15.3...

    G86 Cycle. Try B - C or D drill. 3940 rpm - 15.3 ipm. Ream 1710 rpm 10.8 ipm. Can try reamer at plus or minus 10% of that. Good running program should hit +-0.0005 fairly easy. Have had good luck...
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    Glad I'm not the only one who was thinking, what...

    Glad I'm not the only one who was thinking, what the...
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    Hi Jon, I'd say you're totally okay. Of course...

    Hi Jon,

    I'd say you're totally okay. Of course flex in the shaft could come into play at some point, but I don't think there is any at these lengths, diameters and pressures. At least not enough...
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    On a modern-ish linear rail machine that is...

    On a modern-ish linear rail machine that is totally normal. Remember that number is mm/min. You're looking at 1417 ipm which is normal with todays' machines. I have a 90's machine with 1260 ipm...
  13. How do you change Fanuc Fixed Timer setting for change of use.

    Late 90's Mori Seiki SV-50 Fanuc MSC518 (18MC)

    ***Never mind. I just found my answer in a ladder programming manual I happen to have downloaded. A Fixed Timer like I'm trying to change here is...
  14. Brian, If you're replacing a broken tool and...

    Brian,

    If you're replacing a broken tool and you have Z offsets entered in your SHIFT register and/or in the Z of whatever Work Offset is currently active, unless you want to zero out everything...
  15. I totally agree that the machine coordinate...

    I totally agree that the machine coordinate display is the final word on no nonsense position for tool offsets and everything else, but if the OP is using the time and key punch saving EOB/Z/Input...
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    It would be my experience that a +Y move would be...

    It would be my experience that a +Y move would be towards home, not away. Same with +X and +Z. A crash to the back of the machine is a -Y move. I'm wondering if the parameter that sets motor rotation...
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    You mean crashed like !wham! or over traveled or...

    You mean crashed like !wham! or over traveled or hard over traveled? Did you get an over travel in Y messsage/alarm or something else?



    Care to explain what was happening so that parameters...
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    Just wanted to add, (more potentially useless...

    Just wanted to add, (more potentially useless information) that the couple pages following the pictured one also relate to the door interlock devices, so even more confirmation that you're on the...
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    Hey Thunderstruck, (You might get some use out of...

    Hey Thunderstruck, (You might get some use out of the general trouble shooting concept I wrote about below, but I'm thinking you'll have to ignore the specifics. I saw your XT3 in your last post and...
  20. Just use one of the many online LTL shippers like...

    Just use one of the many online LTL shippers like Freightcenter.com or Unishippers or I"m sure there are others. You'll get instant quotes from just about every carrier out there. The prices will be...
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    Yes-yes, Hazzert has a good point....

    Yes-yes, Hazzert has a good point. Arcs-arcs-arcs. Besides all the Exact Stop Check stuff, a ton of little linear moves does not make for nice looking engraving. I've even seen that make a machine...
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    I'm telling ya... jack your feed rate back up to...

    I'm telling ya... jack your feed rate back up to where it was originally, manually stick a G61 in a line by itself right before the tool first plunges into the work, and put a G64 at the end of it...
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    I got a feeling it's a setting in your CAM that's...

    I got a feeling it's a setting in your CAM that's throwing this off, but if nothing can be found there, try this.

    If you're running at a high feed rate, or even if not but just to be sure, you...
  24. Go to your Sensor Setting screen, if you have it,...

    Go to your Sensor Setting screen, if you have it, hit (CUSTOM key - TOOL soft key) and enter the number of your Sensor Tool into the Sensor 1 area by moving the cursor, entering the value and hitting...
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    Sounds like you've got some basic troubleshooting...

    Sounds like you've got some basic troubleshooting on your hands.

    Doubtful the E-Stop is an overload. The E-Stop circuit is just a basic series circuit with all the E-stops daisy chained together....
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