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Makino seiki tapping problem

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 00:50
Can anyone help me to solve the problem with Makino Seiki 1992 model VMC with Fanuc O-M control.

Is tapping is possible in this machine ??. It works on tapping cycle but the spindle orientation is missing thus thread getting damaged during retraction. How to solve.

This machine is with auto tool changer.

Makino seiki tapping problem

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 00:48
Can anyone help me to solve the problem with Makino Seiki 1992 model VMC with Fanuc O-M control.

Is tapping is possible in this machine ??. It works on tapping cycle but the spindle orientation is missing thus thread getting damaged during retraction. How to solve.

This machine is with auto tool changer.

Makino seiki tapping problem

Sat, 09/22/2018 - 00:46
Can anyone help me to solve the problem with Makino Seiki 1992 model VMC with Fanuc O-M control.

Is tapping is possible in this machine ??. It works on tapping cycle but the spindle orientation is missing thus thread getting damaged during retraction. How to solve.

This machine is with auto tool changer.

Tsugami Swiss trouble...

Thu, 09/20/2018 - 10:33
Have a B0326-II that has some issues. Main side seems fine, sub side is a pain. When I set a part up, and run it to only run one part, all is fine. But, when I run it in continuous cycle, diameters on X axis(sub side) change by about +.003, just on the first operation, and hold there. Touch off on Z axis at zero, and have to make a +.015 offset to achieve my OAL. Doing any kind of break/radius during the first op, I have to really alter programming in order to achieve what I need, a .01 45 deg. looks like a backwards radius. I have checked ball screws, no backlash. Believe it to be electrical. Any ideas/suggestions are appreciated.

Looking to Buy CNC Machines Fast

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:49
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Send me some details on this page https://cncmachines.net/sell and we will contact you in 24 hours.

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Cheers,

Jonathan Alonso

From Central Florida

Wed, 09/19/2018 - 09:42
New to the industry, Digital Marketer for CNC machine dealer in Sanford Florida called CNCMachines.net
Just went to my first IMTS last week and I am even more in love with this industry :)

Cheers,

Jon Alonso

Anyone need any Amada help?

Mon, 09/17/2018 - 22:19
I have an Amada Vela machine...it giving error 2003:index brake(A) on while moving..please help to solve problem

System Interrupt X Home

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 14:09
Running a MultiCam A series router (old from around 2004 but has been great for our usage) however now it's not homing correctly. It finds Z and Y perfectly fine like normal but when finding X it is moving to the right of the table (if i recall correctly it normally goes to the left), extremely slow and once it reaches the right end it continues to try to go further but physically can't so I have to stop it. I don't ever receive an error while it's doing this until I manually stop it and try to do anything else I get promts such as "System Interrupt: X Home" or "Limit Still Active X Home". I am unable to move

Any help would be greatly appreciated! I tried contacting tech support but they weren't much help and recommended sending a tech onsite but that is more than a week out and quite expensive. Thank you in advance!

Oscillating Spindle sander build

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 22:58
Hi Guy's I could use some help with connection devices For the main shaft I am thinking of this ....20mm Linear Optical shaft held by 2 Ball bearing blocks.The shaft will have a pulley on it and a belt drive to a motor to spin the shaft at around 2300 rpm.I wish to have a collet at the top and don't know how they mount to shafts nor do I know what collect to buy so help there would be great.... I think I need a Motor shaft collet chuck ER20A-20mm and collets to suit Here is an ebay link for what I think I need but I don't fully understand the terminology and I'm not sure if it will fit over a 20mm shaft https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/Motor-Sh...53.m1438.l2649 The collets will need to be able to handle a range of sizes from 3mm to 10mm.At the bottom of the shaft I was going to use a windscreen wiper motor and a crank system turning an offset wheel,this will give the shaft vertical rise and fall,I need the shaft to move up and down approximately 40mm @ around 75-100 rpm. I would also like to have a button to push to lock the shaft to change collets again not sure what to use ? Many thanks for reading ...dropbox drawing for explaination https://www.dropbox.com/s/nh359qla57...ander.pdf?dl=0

Surface Roughness Problem

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 15:19
I'm assuming you mean 50 Ra for finish. 2 mm is not that much to remove. I'd use the surface grinder, easier to square up and easier to control.

Siemens_Thread Cutting Cycle 99

Thu, 09/13/2018 - 14:08
Need to know the exact use of "run-in" and "run-out" path.

Odd residue

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 06:33
Quote: Originally Posted by greencoulee Eric,

What do you do to remove the residue? Does it show up right away as they come off the part or later? I think people are hesitant to respond because they don't know what material, what oil, etc.
Can't remove it. Mineral Spirits and other solvents do nothing to it. These parts are machined out of 12L14 w/ tellurium. They use red cutting oil in the machine. And like I said, it only shows up on that shoulder. It is definitely not rust.

Low Cost Fast Speed CNC Machine Shop Service

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:02
https://www.peakmachineshop.com/

We can support small customer from prototype to production.

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Our capability includes but not limited to:

  • CNC 3-axis,4-axis and 5-axis Milling, Manual Turning, CNC Turning, EDM
  • Surface Grinding, Sandblasting Anodize
  • Laser Cutting, Plasma Cutting, 3D Printing
  • Injection Molding, Compression Molding
  • Casting, Forging

Introduction, Andy, CNC machine shop supporting small customers.

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 23:59
Hi, this is Andy.
I am running a CNC machine shop service. www.peakmachineshop.com
We want to help small customers from prototype to production. I was a designer and hard to find a low-cost machine shop with a short lead time to prove my concept.
So I team up with my friend to support any customer who either wants prototype or production.
We are low cost and fast speed.


Our capability includes but not limited to:


CNC 3-axis,4-axis and 5-axis Milling, Manual Turning, CNC Turning, EDM


Surface Grinding, Sandblasting Anodize


Laser Cutting, Plasma Cutting, 3D Printing


Injection Molding, Compression Molding


Casting, Forging

CAD/CAM Advice

Mon, 09/10/2018 - 13:39
We are about to receive a Morbidelli N100 CNC from SCM Group. The machine itself (the computer) comes with Xilog Maestro installed already, and will also be added to the office computer. This is our first CNC, so this is also our first time setting anything like this up. Previously we have been using CV (Cabinet Vision) for the 3D drawings, shop plans, and cut lists. We want to continue using CV to do those things.

What is the best way for us to set this up? Do we need to get another key for CV for the new computer? Can we import cut lists from CV to Maestro? Yes, we are very new when it comes to this, so any advice would be appreciated. We do know we need CAD software (CV) and we also need CAM (S2M, Maestro?). But do we need something else also? I keep reading about post-processors.

Really a general sequence of events from starting a job to the CNC cutting it would be very helpful.

Introduction, new member greencoulee

Fri, 09/07/2018 - 14:29
Hi. I'm a new member and have searched the forums several times for answers. I am an Engineering Mgr at a manufacturing company that does machining and fabricating. We have about 70 cnc machines and most of my interests deal with DNC and machine monitoring, although I oversee programming of the machines as well. I've worked at a few different companies and have seen lots of changes over the years. I date back to running paper tapes in to machines, or sending programs as slow as 300 bps. Now today with built in ethernet, wireless DNC, controls that display videos and connect to the internet, there's lots to talk about and lots to learn. I look forward to learning and contributing when I can.

Thanks!
Glen

CNC Gear Box Ratio for M2.0

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 19:42
HiI look for CNC Gear Box Ratio for mod 2.0
http://m.aliexpress.com/item/3281650...ox-1-25-module

Fanuc Ladder III import

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:23
Hi,

Quick question, in fanuc ladder III there is an option to import from a memory card file, would that be the SRAM0_5A.FDB file that is created when you backup the control to sram.

Thanks Andrew

Parameters for a Bridgeport 412

Mon, 09/03/2018 - 14:50
Hello I am looking for a copy of the Parameters and PC Parameters for a Bridgeport
Interact 412F
Serial 75710A
Control Fanuc O Mate
Drive and Spindle Fanuc


Thank You
Sam

Sinumerik 820T is it GA1, GA2, or GA3 ?

Sun, 09/02/2018 - 12:45
Still the response is OVERWHELMING !

OK the lathe is up and running in all aspect EXCEPT the M19 spindle positioning function. It probably needs a bit setting in the parameters as it was an option (which this lathe had) , but no one knows what it is :(