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    OTOH if you have a "flaky" conductivity sensor...

    OTOH if you have a "flaky" conductivity sensor ^^^ , then that quick two millisecond reaction time to stop the wire short circuiting is for naught ?

    @CleaverUsername1 maybe there's another...
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    I guess I'm having a bit of trouble visualizing...

    I guess I'm having a bit of trouble visualizing what you mean exactly ?

    And the other thing I'm having difficulty understanding is your use of the machine ?

    That's because of my own intended...
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    You might invest in Renishaw ball bar and laser...

    You might invest in Renishaw ball bar and laser interferometer test kit or similar.

    I think PROBE had one for sale once ;-)

    they're not cheap but waiting two weeks for someone to ball bar and...
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    In Japan they do thermal testing / micro climate...

    In Japan they do thermal testing / micro climate control using PVC type curtains,

    I installed two 4 ton units for approx. 3000 SF for about $16K

    But wonder about fire risk like you say about...
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    @9106872762, You need to get hold of the...

    @9106872762, You need to get hold of the inspection report for your machine - i.e. a specimen runoff /inspection report [accuracy book ] for the machine and then dig up your inspection report...
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    Cato the Elder this is great ! :-) But what...

    Cato the Elder this is great ! :-)

    But what happens if the minimum sensitivity of movement of the behemoth machine is total pants ? (Raw friction and inertia, Stiction, shaft wind up,...
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    I got nothing but learnt something new … lol ...

    I got nothing but learnt something new … lol

    (third-person singular simple present equilibrizes... , present participle equilibrizing, simple past and past participle equilibrized) 1. To balance,...
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    Seems I can't edit the original post to add, (D'...

    Seems I can't edit the original post to add, (D' oh),

    @9106872762

    Doosan HP 4000 M19 Issue

    (from the forum);
    ^^^ That seems to be going in a positive direction in spite of difficulties. ...
  9. Actually that doesn't sound so bad, everything...

    Actually that doesn't sound so bad, everything you have sketched out seems in balance with a Tormach 1100 MX etc. IF someone scaled it up with an additional 650 lbs.

    So 3 HP would be right on....
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    This particular question seems to come up / come...

    This particular question seems to come up / come back on a periodic basis.

    There are a few threads that deal with pretty much the same core issues.

    I can dig around later to find you suitable...
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    Except for this one hole ^^^ … Dang (click to "blowup").

    :scratchchin:

    So looks like 4 setups, but those could be nested in place (mostly) to maybe give four parts at a time. Right...
  13. @Max Weber , thanks for posting this, this is a...

    @Max Weber , thanks for posting this, this is a really interesting conundrum.

    I think the fixture plate idea is OK / fine.

    Depending on how many you have to do.

    I'd be tempted to

    1....
  14. I understand... Sometimes you see some pretty...

    I understand... Sometimes you see some pretty sweet machines once in a while. - Not really bankable though.

    How about a planetary style (double sided) fine grinder ?


    Introducing the FDG-700...
  15. I think Okamoto is the sweet spot for price...

    I think Okamoto is the sweet spot for price verses performance.

    I'll rummage about for some quotes.

    I have to admit I find Okamoto's product line and price structure a little confusing.

    I...
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    There's a whole spectrum of instruments for...

    There's a whole spectrum of instruments for stereo plotting over the last 60 to 70 years.

    Nowadays for the past 20 years almost we use stereo immersive displays and digital photogrammetric...
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    It's not a question of overestimating or...

    It's not a question of overestimating or underestimating …

    Normally Photogrammetry is sort of a "Dark Art" that most technical peeps have never heard of nor actually know / understand what's...
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    My "Group" is hovering very close to pulling the...

    My "Group" is hovering very close to pulling the trigger on U3,

    Looks like an excellent platform.

    I'm not a Wire EDM expert but have been trying to dig deep on Wire EDM related stuff for...
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    I'm totally shocked that anyone here knows what...

    I'm totally shocked that anyone here knows what aerial photogrammetry is / stereo photogrammetry.

    Been a member of the ASPRS for decades (now).

    Cheers,

    Eric
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    [Emphasis Added.]. ~ How to win friends and...

    [Emphasis Added.].

    ~ How to win friends and influence people*.

    Just blame it on someone else - like the entire rest of the World. And everything that happens in it.

    Sounds fair.

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    Thanks ! That was for me not Op lol ;-)

    Thanks !

    That was for me not Op lol ;-)
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    I had heard some of the HAAS castings are done in...

    I had heard some of the HAAS castings are done in Taiwan (nothing wrong with that really considering),

    and some ARE done in the USA,

    But I'm not sure which and what HAAS castings are done where...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bwMfO9TQNg ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1bwMfO9TQNg

    @D.D.Machine - What do you think of something like this ^^^ for example.

    I thought this was pretty cool (very Japanese), and also kinda sells the...
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    I know I'm going to regret this... I get /...

    I know I'm going to regret this...

    I get / understand the idea that you want to turn a dollar over as many times as you can within the USA before it effectively goes over seas.

    So you have said...
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    The basic quip being if that you buy something...

    The basic quip being if that you buy something like a big YASDA then your foundation , building and climate control better be the 'Dog's bollocks".
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