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    Yes. Using .012 wire, rough the first cut at...

    Yes.
    Using .012 wire, rough the first cut at .363... drop the slug, then bring the bore to size by dropping your offset to 0.
    Or orbit out from a start hole and really have no slug..... but that...
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    sounds to me like water level issue? when the...

    sounds to me like water level issue? when the water level in the clean side (if your machine sends water to the tank via the clean side) is too low you can start to see bubbles in the work tank, then...
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    less on time, more off time.

    If the tap is loose in the threads it may be shorting out and causing the machine to back up. look at the electrode very close and see if there is any pitting or "iceicleing" on the electrode. It...
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    Brother HS-50A B axis

    hello all,
    I have the B axis option on an old Hs-50A, and have no use for it. It was on the machine a few years ago but has been sitting on the shelf since then. Brother is out of the EDM machine...
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    1995 charmilles roboform 40 correct; non...

    1995
    charmilles roboform 40

    correct; non magnetic

    I think reversing the polarity would cause excessive electrode wear but i'll give it a try.
    thanks .
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    oil is less than 5 months old, and still crystal...

    oil is less than 5 months old, and still crystal clear.
    running submerged.

    good ideas........ keep em coming:)
    will try lowering amps / voltage.

    Ryone.
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    sinker edm question?

    Lets see if I can explane this clearly.....
    We are burning slots in the threads of small stainless steel screws. The electrode material is poco 3, and we use commonwelth 244 EDM oil. When the parts...
  8. Thread: Mits FX-20

    by ryone
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    The way I understand it, the sensors are what...

    The way I understand it, the sensors are what control the water level. the float (on the back of the head) when raised gives you the TC in fluid alarm. so if you are getting the alarm the float is...
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    I did get in touch with Techstar. Great guys with...

    I did get in touch with Techstar. Great guys with a lot of knowledge. It was a bad power supply board. I sent it top them and had it back the next day. I highly recommend them for help with the old...
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    so after a little more digging, the tape reader...

    so after a little more digging, the tape reader is fine. there is a little board under thr power supply that has 3 fuses and 3 led's. I am checking power at the reader and i get the 5 v dc across pin...
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    a little help from the old school guys.

    I have an Agie that stopped reading tapes. I have swapped the reader with one that i know is working and am getting the same alarm (alarm 10, reading error). I also checked the fuse on the main board...
  12. Thread: table locks?

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    sure

    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/rmphoto102/110szXaxis.jpg

    http://i25.photobucket.com/albums/c82/rmphoto102/110szYaxis.jpg
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    Well im not going to be much help, have not...

    Well im not going to be much help, have not worked on that machine.
    Is there a key that only lets the operator run the machine, that may be keeping you from doing any editing or "harm" to the...
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    is this a tape machine, or disk?

    is this a tape machine, or disk?
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    M00 and M01 are what our charmilles use for stop...

    M00 and M01 are what our charmilles use for stop and op-stop.
    Try STP and OSTP
    just a guess.
    Ryone
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    oh my. this should be interesting. my quick...

    oh my.
    this should be interesting.

    my quick answer: #1 cnc means computer numeric control. most wire edm's ARE cnc machines.
    #2 you can get a very low end machine for...
  17. edm today

    there is a good write up by Bud Guitrau in the winter 2012 issue about surface finish and surface integrity...... and it is a free mag, can't beat that.
    they also have a website. ...
  18. HAZ=recast/surface finish. I can't answer your...

    HAZ=recast/surface finish.
    I can't answer your question, but im sure others will chime in.
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    charmilles robofill 550 error

    We are getting a "P 444" inv cooling fan failure "c" axis alarm.
    Any ideas? There is also "O 608" c axis cooling fan failure.
    I have a feeling it is going to be a computer fan in the control...
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    sounds like a job for a hole popper to me. "no...

    sounds like a job for a hole popper to me.

    "no core toolpath" = slugless? what size holes?
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    i have em. shoot me a pm and they are yours!

    i have em.
    shoot me a pm and they are yours!
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    got back to ya via email.:typing:

    got back to ya via email.:typing:
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    I have a couple of those hand boxes. One I know...

    I have a couple of those hand boxes. One I know is busted but it still has the membrane... the other one works fine.
    Our Agie 100 was taken out of production service 3 years ago...
    PM me and we...
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    The "clean side" of the dielectric tank on that...

    The "clean side" of the dielectric tank on that machine is VERY small. I think what you are seeing is the water in that tank is being used faster than it can replenish it. That is why you are seeing...
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    make sure that you plug the floppy box into the...

    make sure that you plug the floppy box into the 100V outlet on your machine. not a regular outlet. it runs on 100V if i remember right.
    Ryan
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