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  1. Re: PLEASE HELP material keeps cloging tool on lathe

    Mark,

    I was doing cast nylon: Cut on depth was.090 deep. Had to run CSS rpm 1000 to 2400 fast on the feed also F.045 rev. for roughing. .031 on radius on tool. Coolant on full blast

    Now I was...
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    Re: Coolant / Soluble Oil

    I understand not to add the bleach:eek:

    The dawn is throwing for a loop. Dawn cuts grease , I wouldn't myself put it in a cnc machine.
    But I understand the soap part. But did read about soap in...
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    Re: Conventional Lathe Machine

    There's proto-trac out there. I know the sales guy in the Raleigh area. The mill is easy to learn and lathe at shows was quick to pick up. Google it.

    Investigate on the whats needed to install. I...
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    Coolant / Soluble Oil

    What's everyone using?

    What works better for some?

    What coolant goes rancid/funkie smelling faster?

    What type of material are you cutting?

    Sumplife?
  5. Thread: insurance

    by Fryer05
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    Re: insurance

    Yeah, ran into the same problem when leasing my machines.

    The Hartford was the only company that would talk to me. ( still have them 7 years)

    You have to have insurance on the machine + Your...
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    Re: manufacturing costs

    You have to establish into your hr charge what your making & material.
    As a job shop we go out it accordding to the material, tools & customer.

    * Aluminum & plastic run faster on the machine. (...
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    Re: Shopfloor Paint

    DON'T go to your local hardware store and get the two-part epoxy stuff for your garage

    I wouldn't say that, I did the epoxy pait from Valspar on my 3000sq ft shop floor. 7 years ago still looks...
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    Re: haas help for a new cnc scrub anyone? =(

    Just so no one complains:

    K- is used if you want mininum depth of cut ( the control will calculate the number of pecks)

    Q- is the cut deth per peck. So if Z= -.6 Q=.2 / 3 pecks


    Your...
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    Re: Wireless Renshaw probe

    Well they lasted about 10 months and the blue light came on, was time to change.
    Did both the probe and the hieght setter. $34.00 total for the lithium batteries.
    :)
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    Re: haas help for a new cnc scrub anyone? =(

    G73 High speed pecking
    F- feed rate

    I- first cut depth

    Q - cut depth ( always incermental )

    R -distance above part

    You can always go to HAASCNC.COM AND GET ANSWERS ON G CODES.
  11. Re: Help with establishing safe tool-change position on 2x cnc lathe

    I have a SL- 20 we program by hand or MastercCam and we normally do pcs around 1/2 to 5 inches long.We keep it basically at (GO X6. Z6.)then M1.
    Then change tool. Until we run the job and then we...
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    Re: Program? I am lost

    You can contact me via email: map1agmachining@bellsouth.net

    If I can help, I'll give it a try.

    Fryer05
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    Re: Tools take too long to change in my mill

    If its a side mount we would do: ( this works on Anilaim & Siemens )

    T1 M6 * spot
    T2
    program

    T2 M6 * Drill
    T3
    program
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    Re: Program? I am lost

    On your control find the buttton List Prog, press it. Now punch in your # that you had with a Oxxxx press enter. Should be highlighted in your memory, press selct program. Then edit button. You...
  15. Thread: Haas DT-1

    by Fryer05
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    Re: Haas DT-1

    A shop not far from me has one they run it about 12hrs a day.

    Have VF2-ss ( 1 year) and SL-20 (5years) no problems. Have (2)Fryer CNC mills 2 & 3 years old about the same as Haas.
    I never looked...
  16. Thread: Haas DT-1

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    Re: Haas DT-1

    Going to look @ the DT-1 myself at my HFO.

    My only problem with it: needs 100amp breaker!
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    Re: VMC Tool loose in spindle

    If it's new call the dealer and tell him to have maintenance to get down right away. That’s part of 1 year warranty. The guy who set it up should have caught that during the start up. Have your...
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    Re: CAD/CAM Software

    MasterCam is what we use. Started with 8.0 now X5. (10-12 years now). A lot parts from clients come just as Iges or Step file with no PDFor hard copy. So MasterCam is a must for my shop.
    G-code...
  19. Re: Working conditions required for CNC lathe machines

    CNC machines here in the USA are run in all kinds of temperatures, if you can take it, the machine can take it.
    As Hienz said.

    lathes give off a lot of Humidty ( your probaly use to that in Sri...
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    Re: Need Help With WorkShift on Haas Lathe

    I do Z face measure on any of the offsets this way everything moves with the first tool. I useally bring my first tool up and hold a scale up against the face and eyeball the radius of the tool x2...
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    Re: Fanuc 0i-MD with Chamferring twice

    ? about your mastercam. Do you own the seat or is it a crack hasp?

    looks like your mastercam post isn't set right.

    Did you shut off the subprogram and try it?
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    Re: What is better? Inch or metric.

    Have been in business for 6+ years, machining over 20+. It's a tossup. There is nothing worse than a company’s prints that are 50/50. Metric dimensioning ( aka drunk ) and standard tapped holes, or...
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    Re: Troubleshooting Possible Power Supply Issue?

    Are the machines furthest away that seem to have problems?

    Petro has a good point.

    You might have to consult a licensed electrician that knows his codes for the correct size wire. I would...
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    Re: Any body need Haas CNC help?

    HARVEY,

    2010 VF2 SS Doors, Any way around the micro switches to keep open. We do a lot of quick mill work on plastic parts. Its a real hassle to close doors for a 30 second cycle. doing 51 in...
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    Re: CNC Mill for less than $10,000?

    Finding a machine under 10k is not going to be easy. look at ebay might help you. you'll be buying yesterdays technology and another person problems.
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