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    Yes... When I had my first Quaser MF400 we would...

    Yes... When I had my first Quaser MF400 we would see .002 thermal growth ... Combination of ball screw , casting, etc, etc.
    $12k in heidenhain hardware cut it by 1/2.
    Shop temperature cut it...
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    All of my extended reach shrink fit holder is...

    All of my extended reach shrink fit holder is Haimer powershrink. Don't waste your money on other MFG extended noodle holders

    Can you share what you are trying to do?
    I bet an easier way is to...
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    Ordered a Speedio S700 27k Rpm 21 Tool machine...

    Ordered a Speedio S700 27k Rpm 21 Tool machine today with Yukiwa TNT100. The tilt table will be setup with a pneumatic schunk vise and we will be loading the first job with a Schunk Tool holder...
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    2017 Kaeser sk20 aircenter

    We are a machine shop that runs 24/7. We purchased this compressor for a backup but have quickly outgrown it. It has 2000 power on hours and 1000 hours of making air. Pretty much brand new. It is...
  5. G00 Proto nailed it... Also I would take an...

    G00 Proto nailed it...

    Also I would take an endmill and spin a bore in the center of a block using only the C axis on that old machine. Then indicate the hole... This is XY Zero...
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    compared to Haas and DMG Mori... not setting the...

    compared to Haas and DMG Mori... not setting the bar very high :P
  7. Is there a DVF3000 coming?

    Is there a DVF3000 coming?
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    I dont think is possible unless special order and...

    I dont think is possible unless special order and dont want to special order anything... Nothing ever good came from having a special one off of anything
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    I'm sure its badass but I already have Brother ,...

    I'm sure its badass but I already have Brother , Fanuc from 4 different builders now and Siemens... Not looking to throw a wild card Heidenhain in the shop :)
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    You say that now until you have to replace the...

    You say that now until you have to replace the spindle in that thing and it costs more than you paid for the machine LOL
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    This machine would be for small parts only....

    This machine would be for small parts only. Anything that requires major material removal will go on 1 of the other 4 machines.
    ~15k Rpm would be more than enough. Local makino rep mentioned this...
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    One of my employees (long story how he came to...

    One of my employees (long story how he came to us... used to be the NX local reseller) moved to Idaho. He works remotely for me 2-3 weeks at a time then spends 2 weeks at the shop. I spent a 4 day...
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    Too expensive Something fast that...

    Too expensive




    Something fast that doesn't have to travel so far to change tools. We are getting a lot of smaller / cheaper parts that could be moved to a cheaper system to free up capacity...
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    Kitamura Medcenter... Anyone ever used one?

    Looking into something smaller / faster to run cheaper parts then throwing on Grob / Yasda.
    Concerned about chip to chip time. This medcenter doesn't look super fast from the videos..

    Also...
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    Looks like the problem is the post. It is not...

    Looks like the problem is the post. It is not outputting G68.2 for A0C0 Positions

    aka (TOP) does not call g68.2 so if your part is 1.00 off in X and 1.00 off in Y you will have a problem at A0C0...
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    Please post your NC Code file for review

    Please post your NC Code file for review
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    Hire a good consultant that can help you and...

    Hire a good consultant that can help you and teach you along the way.Super glad we use this place. Tell them Dennis From Creations Unlimited sent you

    Business Management Systems Consulting
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    Also in about 2 years you will have so many...

    Also in about 2 years you will have so many "legos" you can pretty much make anything without building any new tooling
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    IMHO I would build a decent sized sub plate with...

    IMHO I would build a decent sized sub plate with a minimal pattern and make the adapters modular
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    When you picked up the .001 dip in the center...

    When you picked up the .001 dip in the center what size indicator were you using?
    if you dont use the sensor to rotate to find the diameter of larger tools you could always shift the center point...
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    I have to kinda agree with AS9100d here.... I'm...

    I have to kinda agree with AS9100d here....
    I'm still a small shop in Norcal by machine shop standards. 10k building, 16 machines (4 expensive 5 axis cells with pallet changers) , ISO/AS9100. This...
  22. Thread: NEW Machine Day

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    Not to sidetrack the thread but Grob is the real...

    Not to sidetrack the thread but Grob is the real deal. I'm up to 3 of their Machines now. 1 Gen 0 G350, 1 Gen 1 G350, 1 Gen 2 G550. Of all the highend builders they are my favorite and the best I've...
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    Easier said then done. Been here my whole life......

    Easier said then done. Been here my whole life... Family run business with 3 families involved now. My wife's side of the family is huge. I cant just pick up the business and our lives and move...
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    What kind of cost kw/hr are you getting on...

    What kind of cost kw/hr are you getting on natural gas?
    I need to pull the utility bill
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    Already have UPS on all the important computers. ...

    Already have UPS on all the important computers.
    Rumor has it that a diesel generator cost per kW/hour is cheaper than the utility bill we are getting now. Paying about $12k a month in electricity
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