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  1. Tungsten? McMaster-Carr...

    Tungsten?

    McMaster-Carr

    It actually machines quite nice, not sure if it will hold a polish or not.

    edit: I guess it's probably not "unique" as there are quite alot of jewelry pieces made...
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    @greg - I didn't just stumble on The Far Side...

    @greg - I didn't just stumble on The Far Side :nutter:

    I had not seen that comic before, or if I had it was before I was a member here....
  3. I worked on a 5axis Mazak line that had a robot...

    I worked on a 5axis Mazak line that had a robot (a trolley more like) that served 4 machines. Had 2 load stations, and did exactly what you describe. It would wait if the pallet stations were full,...
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    OT a very funny comic for PM members

    The Far Side Comic Strip by Gary Larson - Official Website | TheFarSide.com

    Just stumbled on this. Maybe someone should cross post this in the metrology forum...? :stirthepot: :stirthepot:
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    Damn! Tough crowd.... :gossip:

    Damn! Tough crowd.... :gossip:
  6. Sounds like you are done with this customer...

    Sounds like you are done with this customer regardless of anything that might happen in the future...

    Direct his email address to your spam account and don't answer his calls and/or block his...
  7. I don't know... When I worked at a shop that did...

    I don't know... When I worked at a shop that did our own black oxide back in 2013, I had some of personal tools done. No rust to this day, and I don't oil them. I also don't abuse them and get them...
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    Sample code? machine type/control did it...

    Sample code?

    machine type/control

    did it work before, was it crashed?

    Need lots more info
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    Maybe it's just me, but a cmm tool builder is a...

    Maybe it's just me, but a cmm tool builder is a far cry from a surface plate in a shop. That said, I have worked places both ways. Some only had an inspection grade plate in the quality lab, with B...
  10. Can't speak about production with them, but I...

    Can't speak about production with them, but I used one a few years ago on a bridgeport boss machine. You are right, the graphics are top notch!

    My WAG is alot of it (the control) wouldn't be...
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    IIRC, the guy I used to work with is running one...

    IIRC, the guy I used to work with is running one of them now at his new job. Think he said the price was around 400k??!! Even if he added an extra zero, 40k even makes it more or less out of reach...
  12. A few jobs ago I worked at a very large corp that...

    A few jobs ago I worked at a very large corp that was ISO and AS9100 certified (?). Their "incoming inspection" was just looking at the supplied paperwork and checking the boxes. :rolleyes5:

    I...
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    Pretty neat! I am guessing the metallic drive (vs...

    Pretty neat! I am guessing the metallic drive (vs belt or rubber, etc) allows it to slip if the tap bottoms out? A couple of time you can see the tap come to a full stop, but video at that point is...
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    Just curious, what is small diameter and think...

    Just curious, what is small diameter and think walked at your shop? Last week we (our shop, not me thank God) were making .011" diameter x .02" long x .009" I'd brass tubing!
  15. Yes, lifetime damage from wearing a mask?? 🤔

    Yes, lifetime damage from wearing a mask?? 🤔
  16. I don't know about you, but I can hardly remember...

    I don't know about you, but I can hardly remember last week, let alone 44 years ago when I was 2!!

    Also, probably 4 or so years ago when I flew into Hong Kong, allot of people were wearing masks...
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    I want to touch on holders as someone else...

    I want to touch on holders as someone else mentioned. They are a breeze (used to be anyway) to set up. By default mcx comes with pretty much a full library of cat40/50 and bt. Sidelock, ER collets,...
  18. We mil some .002-.010" brass shims using 3m spray...

    We mil some .002-.010" brass shims using 3m spray adhesive. Just another idea for doing thin parts
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    Is that like a regular suite, but has laws in it?...

    Is that like a regular suite, but has laws in it?

    :D

    (just busting your balls in good fun)
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    I liked your post... but I just cracked open a...

    I liked your post... but I just cracked open a drink.... :D
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    Well I have to assume if OP is about a year or so...

    Well I have to assume if OP is about a year or so from retirement, he's don it "this" way for so long he is just out of touch. I've never heard of stuff being toleranced by size? :nutter:

    What if...
  22. With the exception a good wiki article will have...

    With the exception a good wiki article will have lots of references. Now if someone quotes a wiki "fact" that has no references, or only a few, I understand that. The one I linked had a ton of...
  23. That is why I say it is bullshit. Her work is...

    That is why I say it is bullshit. Her work is asking/requiring 2 negative tests.
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    How functional is your left hand prosthetic? The...

    How functional is your left hand prosthetic? The reason I ask is with manual machines you usually need 2 hands to load tools and stuff. Even on some cnc's you need 2 hands to load the tools. Most of...
  25. Well that is one thing we agree on. My wife got...

    Well that is one thing we agree on. My wife got sick (she is recovering now), tested positive. Now she can't return to work until she gets 2 negative tests, that get recorded in her medical record,...
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