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    so this is my kick at the can. If I am using a...

    so this is my kick at the can.

    If I am using a manual mill or radial arm drill. I never move the table or head until I finish spot drill/drill/ream each hole
    On the cnc we have a hard coded all...
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    finer finish results

    Hello

    When EDM a surface finish ( VDI 20 /24 ) charmilles 20/24 . we sometimes get surface blotches or clouding on the surface. we have to clean the electrodes several times with a fine sand...
  3. Hi Konrad We ran into the same problem- lucky...

    Hi Konrad

    We ran into the same problem- lucky I found a guy to help me get started. I don't think he would travel to Poland. I can send you some programs and command files that you can edit . do...
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    Thank for the Info Jay. We purchased a Foam...

    Thank for the Info Jay.

    We purchased a Foam Fire extinguisher. I was able to talk to a guy that services these older machines.
    He advised foam over Co2.

    Gord
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    fire extinguisher

    Hello


    we purchased an older machine roboform 200. everything is working great.
    the machine did not come with a fire extinguisher system.


    What do you guys recommend to have next to the...
  6. Thread: Broken probe

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    Thanks Milland directing me to at least do a...

    Thanks Milland

    directing me to at least do a search for calibration probes was a no brainer.

    But I found a PDF on renishaw web page. It gives clear instructions. for those that have had my...
  7. Thread: Broken probe

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    Broken probe

    Today we had a tool changer error. unfortunately the 3R Measuring probe was in the holder.My mistake, I switch to manual and had the machine retract the tool changer.
    the tool fell into the tank...
  8. Hi Claran we recently installed a Roboform...

    Hi Claran

    we recently installed a Roboform 200. Great machine. do the manual you have talk about the use of macros ?
    I use the SPS software to write most of the RBF files and use the command...
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    On the back of the USB drive there are Jumper...

    On the back of the USB drive there are Jumper pins ( old school technology ) On the CD there are options for different machines. the RoboForm is really old stuff. 720K format.

    168743
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    Hi Paul for the USB. We ordered one from Ebay ...

    Hi Paul

    for the USB. We ordered one from Ebay ($100 bucks)

    Floppy Drive TO USB Converter Charmilles Roboform Robofil Wire CUT EDM 72 DD | eBay

    the trick to get it to work , was changing...
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    For those that read this post. we final found...

    For those that read this post. we final found the source of the error. when our machine was moved to our factory. the service tech that split the machine for transport. for got to attach one wire....
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    E666 Electrical sensor error

    Hello

    when we go to use the measure command on our Charmillies Roboform 200. we get a E666 error. this happens as soon as I touch the manual control to move the probe. My manual say:

    Restart...
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    charmilles, roboform, 200

    Hello
    Our company has acquired a used charmilles, roboform, 200 .We are looking for someone or company that can provide us with technical training on this machine. Charmilles has stopped factory...
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