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    That fixed it - smoothing had to be set to 3...

    That fixed it - smoothing had to be set to 3 times the tolerance in HSM or it wouldn't smooth and just used line segments.
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    I am using a 2D contour toolpath. It looks like...

    I am using a 2D contour toolpath. It looks like it is a bunch of straight line segments despite smoothing being in. I am trying to get it to output arcs but there seems to be some interactions I...
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    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191005/c7fc06c9...

    https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20191005/c7fc06c94adedaf51be515f76bf15e73.jpg


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    Faceting/waves in internal bore

    I am trying to machine an elliptical bore in annealed PH 17-4 round stock (see photo below) with a Haas TM-1P. The part is held in custom aluminum soft jaws. The bore is around 1.5" diameter and I...
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    Itís a 1964 model. I think it was WiaD but the...

    Itís a 1964 model. I think it was WiaD but the dc drive was replaced before I got it, but they left all the transformers/relays/etc in place in the front right and back compartments. The front left...
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    10EE square dial - what is this sensor?

    This ďsensorĒ is inside the front left electronics compartment up in the top left corner. It has two wires coming out. Any idea what it is for?
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    10EE square dial DC motor transformers

    I am finally moving on to the electrical system on my 10EE. The previous owner had put in a Mentor DC drive but kludged it in, so I am both fixing this and converting to use 240V three phase (from...
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    Itís a solid but crowded program - best tip I can...

    Itís a solid but crowded program - best tip I can give is that you can get a great education at a big state school like UCSB but it wonít get spoon fed to you like at a top private. You need to go...
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    Quoted salary is middle of the range and we are...

    Quoted salary is middle of the range and we are trying to raise the range further. Position is still open - send in your apps soon!


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    That elliptical example is probably too complex...

    That elliptical example is probably too complex to diagnose. Here is a simpler feature (see toolpath in jpg) that showed the same problem. BTW, I am not a trained professional machinist - basically...
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    Tried another part with a finishing pass and with...

    Tried another part with a finishing pass and with feed optimization off (before it was set for inner corners only). Still small by .003"!

    One thing - this hole is elliptical, so I'm measuring off...
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    Feed rate is fairly slow - 15 in/min in Ti at...

    Feed rate is fairly slow - 15 in/min in Ti at 2200 RPM with a 4 flute 0.5" carbide end mill - the TM-1P isn't all that powerful.

    I was relying on HSM's g-code generation as I figured they'd be...
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    Bosses are perfect, bores are undersized

    I'm trying to troubleshoot an issue with my new TM-1P with NGC. I'm programming with Inventor 2019 HSM. Tool offsets are set with the probe.

    Using the same tool and material I can make a circular...
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    Rudy retired more than 10 years ago. The current...

    Rudy retired more than 10 years ago. The current manager who is retiring, Jeff, used to works at Haas before he replaced Rudy.


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    I know both Dave and Gunther - Iíll pass along...

    I know both Dave and Gunther - Iíll pass along your hello!


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    Michael and Bernie, spot on posts. As a...

    Michael and Bernie, spot on posts. As a experimental physicist I really appreciate the skill it takes to make the nutty one-offs we ask for. This job posting is for a machinist and manager type,...
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    Hey I resemble that remark! Cost of living is...

    Hey I resemble that remark!

    Cost of living is high here - price of having a great machine shop 100 yards from the beach. You can get a decent 3 bedroom, 1200-1500 sq ft track house for about...
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    Machine Shop Manager at UC Santa Barbara

    Anyone interested in running a research machine shop in paradise?

    Machine Shop Manager, Physics Department, University of California at Santa Barbara
    Department of Physics - UC Santa Barbara
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    Sorry for not being clear. The hole I plugged...

    Sorry for not being clear. The hole I plugged (and I canít remember if it was plugged when I took it apart) is circled in red. Looking at the drawing if it isnít plugged oil will just exit that hole...
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    And.. that was wrong. After experimenting a bit,...

    And.. that was wrong. After experimenting a bit, the large threaded hole near the smaller base casting does need to be plugged up - the oil pump will not build pressure unless it is.
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    Ah that makes sense. Iíll leave it open. ...

    Ah that makes sense.

    Iíll leave it open.


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    10EE square dial apron oiling system question

    Iím almost done reassembling my now refurbished apron (including mostly new gears, thanks nateman). Some questions:

    1. I donít understand what is going on in the smaller base casting (see...
  23. Thread: 10EE bad day

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    Still doesnít match my worst shipping experience...

    Still doesnít match my worst shipping experience - I had a $500k UHV sputter system tipped over and totaled by fedex freight.


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    10EE bad day

    If you ever wanted to see what happens when a 10EE tips over, check out this YouTuberís newly restored 10EE. About 8 minutes in...

    A BAD, BAD DAY...It got dropped... - YouTube


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    That did it, thanks! Sent from my iPhone...

    That did it, thanks!


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