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    Video Camera recommendations

    Looking for a camera system that can have a crosshair added to the display.

    I have limited space in the new shop and unable to fit a Micro-vu manual system along with the Fadal 4020. Due to...
  2. Do you have a picture of this setup? Would like...

    Do you have a picture of this setup? Would like to do this in my new garage and might as well expand on what someone else built.
  3. Trucker or rigger suggestion. Huntsville, AL to Albuquerque NM

    Looking to move a Fadal 4020, a few crates of tools, maybe a 80 gallon air compressor.


    Any suggestion on a trucking company to drive the items or rigger for ABQ?

    Had good luck with Empire...
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    Figure I would give a update to the thread. ...

    Figure I would give a update to the thread.

    Purchased the Cogsdill CNC countersinking tool with overtravel. Works amazing and uses cheap aircraft threaded countersinks for $20. Programmed in...
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    I believe orange vises already makes something...

    I believe orange vises already makes something similar. Now jaws that fit kurt vises would be nice.




    Yep
    https://www.orangevise.com/6-twin-delta-vise-pallet-system/
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    What happens when you issue a M19 from the MIDI...

    What happens when you issue a M19 from the MIDI screen?

    Should orient and lock if I remember correct.
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    I dont suppose you have a picture on how it...

    I dont suppose you have a picture on how it turned out?
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    Post some picture inside the electronics cabinet...

    Post some picture inside the electronics cabinet on the side of machine.

    Maybe it has a adapter board or all new electronics
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    You might have taken on a very large and time...

    You might have taken on a very large and time consuming job if you need to knock product out quick.

    In the future I would have fixed the head first then worked your way down to the X and Y...
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    Some how I do not own a drill press due to lack...

    Some how I do not own a drill press due to lack of room in my shop. To much other pieces of equipment. But yes this would be the easiest way.



    A lot of aerospace screws are 100 degree...
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    CNC countersink tooling

    Looking for some opinion on tooling for countersinking inside the VMC. Tried searching for some info but coming up a little empty.

    Product
    6061-T6
    .250 thickness -/+ .030
    100 degree...
  12. Thread: Gib turcite

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    I was curious about 3M 2216 when I did my...

    I was curious about 3M 2216 when I did my turcite. I've used over 15 gallons of it at work and love the strength and properties. Caution should be used due to the natural cure time of the...
  13. I may need to buy a knive one day. Using the...

    I may need to buy a knive one day. Using the Fadals at work is annoying and frustrating since I have to set the tool height with each setup versus the 1 tool then running the macro program.
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  14. The locking drawbar can be removed using a socket...

    The locking drawbar can be removed using a socket that has window cut out of it along with a cheap steering wheel puller from a auto store. You may need to buy longer bolts at a hardware store.
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    I would agree that this is completely odd. Even...

    I would agree that this is completely odd. Even looks like there is a place for the second belt on both pulleys. Wonder if 15k is selected in the setp for the spindle so it ignores the alarms for...
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    Similar pattern for the spindle drive on L1, L2,...

    Similar pattern for the spindle drive on L1, L2, L3

    https://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/attachment.php?attachmentid=241237&d=1540951178
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    I usually open the box before hand then push down...

    I usually open the box before hand then push down on the lever while flipping the switch. I cant remember if the door can be open with the latch on the lower right of the face.
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    This is going off memory but I can check tonight...

    This is going off memory but I can check tonight since I also have a glentek spindle drive.


    Power measurements can also be taken at the glentek drive to verify there is 230volts to the drive. ...
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    First I would test inside the disconnect located...

    First I would test inside the disconnect located on the back of the machine. This should be below the green start switch.

    Guessing you have it wired to 208 3phase power.

    With the disconnect...
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    With no load the spindle would reach speed but...

    With no load the spindle would reach speed but unable to maintain speed with load which causes a fault.
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    Its a possibility. 1 phase is used for...

    Its a possibility.

    1 phase is used for computer equipment and pumps

    2 of the phases are used for motion control

    Only the spindle drive uses all 3 phase I believe. I had unique issues when...
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    Have you lost a leg of incoming power? or a...

    Have you lost a leg of incoming power?

    or a belt slippage.
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    Linear slides on the X,Y,Z axis? Is machine...

    Linear slides on the X,Y,Z axis?

    Is machine wired for 4th axis?

    AC motors?

    Have a coworker that may be interested in the next month.
  24. Not sure its a big difference unless you talking...

    Not sure its a big difference unless you talking large material remove in steel. A AC motor machine should have a -5 CPU which allows for a 115K baud rate drip feed from a computer. This would...
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    Got it a lot closer with only a .0005 deflection...

    Got it a lot closer with only a .0005 deflection on the mount. My Z now repeats to the +/- .0001 when putting a indicator on the table then raising up all the way up and back down to the same...
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