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  1. WTB: Sodick wire edm, 500 series late model

    What do you have? I'm looking for a good used Sodick wire edm machine with at least 20 inches of x travel. Late model preferred, low hours, etc.
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    we have a 50 hp Ingersol Rand with lower hours....

    we have a 50 hp Ingersol Rand with lower hours. No air dryer, altho I do have a Kaeser refrigerated air dryer with a leaky heat exchanger I'll give you if you buy our compressor. Asking 10,000.00 for...
  3. I can't answer your question about the battery,...

    I can't answer your question about the battery, but if the machie is under power now, it would be prudent to back all of the parameters and plc up before you chop the power.
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    You're doing it wrong, and un safely too. You...

    You're doing it wrong, and un safely too. You need to use that switch to control a 3 phase contactor. See above about 3 wire control of a contactor. Look at Automation direct for a contactor with...
  5. we use Accurate Instrument, somewhere here in the...

    we use Accurate Instrument, somewhere here in the LA Area. Good work, and never a problem. I crashed my Haimer, never thought to call them, snt it back to Haimer USA, who sent it to Germany to...
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    I would definately look at AutomationDirect. They...

    I would definately look at AutomationDirect. They sell easy to use / program VFD's and just about anything else you may need for your control cabinet. Good pricing, great service and support!
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    I would use a dial bore gage rather than pins,...

    I would use a dial bore gage rather than pins, it'll show out of round much better.
  8. look at Keyence. No idea what they cost.

    look at Keyence. No idea what they cost.
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    I've tried other softwares for edm, and am...

    I've tried other softwares for edm, and am totally convinced that you need software designed for edming! I use Ficus by Metalcam and like it a lot. Keith Davis is the US man. PM me for his phone...
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    any of the edm suppliers can sell you exchange DI...

    any of the edm suppliers can sell you exchange DI tanks. It's a whole lot easier to go this way than service your own. The DI tanks seem to last indefinitely when just setting. We only use our edm...
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    the new mod seems like one of the guys we used to...

    the new mod seems like one of the guys we used to beat up in school, and now given a little power...a mini hitler! Sad...
  12. you might try posting at cnc zone. There is a lot...

    you might try posting at cnc zone. There is a lot more retrofitters over there I think.
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    Doesn't seem like you're explaining your case...

    Doesn't seem like you're explaining your case very well. You're wanting to build a PID temperature loop to control the speed of the fan? I'm an Automationdirect guy, so I can't help with Allen junk,...
  14. We commonly use smaller than max size blades in...

    We commonly use smaller than max size blades in our cold saw with no problems
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    You might look into changing the charging system...

    You might look into changing the charging system to 12v along with any other low voltage engine type electrical. That 8v starter will have no problem on 12v. I've ran 6v starters on 12v successfully.
  16. Indexers, compound sine plates, lots more for sale

    the small indexer locks at every 1 degree 300.00 small(6 x 6) compound magnetic sine plate (no tag) 275.00 large compound sine plate (6 x 12 ) with magnetic chuck 800.00 super spacer with all the...
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    we've been using an electric drain valve that I...

    we've been using an electric drain valve that I got from Mcmaster for the last 10 years. Replaced it once. Never leaks, and works well.
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    Nah, you'll never find him on Craigslist. He can...

    Nah, you'll never find him on Craigslist. He can barely operate a cell phone! But a very clever machinist, used to fix Harley stuff nobody else would work on. Engine cases with the bottoms blown out,...
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    doing a favor for a friend that doesn't do...

    doing a favor for a friend that doesn't do computers. No cut for me at all. I just figgured someone would take advantage of some of this stuff.
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    sorry Doug, you're gonna hafta call. There's way...

    sorry Doug, you're gonna hafta call. There's way too much to list prices as you can see. Figgure at least 50 % off list price or better.
  21. More tooling, a Burgie2B, some boring bars and an air spindle

    Lots of tooling. My friend is winding his shop down due to his age, he is / was a tooling hoarder! There's tons of stuff. If you don't see it, ask! The air spindle is 400.00, the boring bars are...
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    Sunnen honing tooling super sale!

    Call Roger at 310 218 3737 for pricing on all the Sunnen tooling. He can be a little grumpy at times. 269111269112269113269114269115
  23. more tooling, Darex drill sharpener, large angle plates, Sunnen tooling

    another load of tooling in Torrence Calif. It's all good, some of it is dirty, but all is in good working condition.The Darex machine is 500.00 with the large drill attach, the angle pates are 150.00...
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    loads of tooling for sale

    I have a freind in Torrence California that is starting to wind his machining operation down due to his age. He has more tooling than any shop I've ever seen! Here's a few things, more to come....
  25. use a laser sensor or a proximity switch to see...

    use a laser sensor or a proximity switch to see if the part is in there, and tie the output to the feed hold switch?
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