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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.

Low Cost and Fast. from Prototype to Production.

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 :(

Top CAD CAM Software

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 06:32
The top 4 CAD CAM packages that are most used today are SOLIDWORKS, the most popular CAM software applications were Siemens NX CAM and CNC Software's Mastercam

PMC Ladder Password

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 02:29
Hello. I backed up the PMC ladder file via RS232 from FANUC controller Series 18i-MB. I tried to open it on a computer, however, it is password protected. I have used getpass app and I have been unsuccessful so far. It displayed only ****************. Is there another way to crack the password?

Hey There, I'm Bryan!

Wed, 08/29/2018 - 02:13
Hi, I'm bryan. I'm new with CNC Machining. Nice to meet you all!

FANUC Series 18i-MB CF Card Problem

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 23:43
Thanks for your suggestion. I may have phrased my question incorrectly. After inserting a CF card and powering on the machine, I tried to select an item from system monitor service menu page and this message "MEMORY CARD NOT EXIST. HIT SELECT KEY." appeared.

Sale-New double axis CNC wood lathe

Tue, 08/28/2018 - 21:33
STL1516-2.jpg

New CNC wood lathe with the double axis. can make two woods at one time.

Buy from here (https://www.stylecnc.com/wood-lathe/) Attached Images

Hello, this is Therese. New for cnc lathe

Sat, 08/25/2018 - 04:00
Hello, this is Therese. New guy for cnc lathe. Nice to meet you!

935 SRAM ECC ERROR on a SHARP SV-2412S Fanuc Series 0i Mate

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 11:52
Hi all could some one please help me with this error,

at the moment that we turn the machine on we had this message
935 SRAM ECC ERROR

We replace a bad battery and the Memory was lost I think we need to restore the SRAM but we don't have files backup previously.

Hitachi EDM h-cut 304P

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 05:21
Somebody can help me I need the parameters for my Hitachi H-Cut 304P the battery die and I replace it but I loose all the parameters and I don

Using Sub-spindle as tailstock tool change problem

Fri, 08/24/2018 - 04:17
Hello,

I'm trying to learn how to use sub-spindle as tailstock on my Hyundai Wia L2600SY lathe with fanuc 0i control.
Now i have a live center on the sub side chuck and used for the B-axis movement:

G0 G54 B-480.
G1 G98 B-497.8 F200.

The problem is that the machine won't allow to change tool if the B-axis is not fully retracted to reference point so i have to move b-axis back to home position in every tool change.
Even in manual jog use the machine alarms if i try to rotate turret when the b-axis is even 0.1mm from the home position.
I'm using G30 reference point for tool change which i have set closer to main spindle.

Is there a parameter to allow rotate turret when b-axis is not in reference point?

intermac 33.3 drainer problems

Wed, 08/22/2018 - 06:52
hi trying to do curved drainer groves on intermac 33.3 but during programing im told there is arc in profile ..I have worked other intermac cnc with no problem of this

I wonder if there is something in settings that is stopping the axis moving and stopping A axis from moving

any help welcome thanks

G84 tapping canned cycle question

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:35
Quote: Originally Posted by harshal here we see the fanuc G74 left hand peck tapping cycle . It is also known as reverse tapping cycle and counter tapping cycle.


Parameter of left hand peck tapping cycle :-

XY- XY position where operation will perform .
Z - Operation perform depth .
Q - Depth of each cut .
R - R plane position .
F - Cutting feed rate
G74 and G84 cycle are used for tapping operation but difference is G74 is used for left hand tapping and G84 is used for right hand tapping .

FEED RATE CALCULATION


F= RPM X Pitch


O4231


N10 M06 T07 ;
N20 G90 G80 G17 G00 G54X20 Y20 ;
N30 G43 Z100H11 ;
N40 M04 S1500 ;
N50 M08 ;
N60 G99 G74 Z-55 R5 Q20F2.5 ;
N70 G98 G80 G00 Z100 ;
N80 M05 M09 M30 ;

l Hello Spambot,
Still dredging up ancient Threads and still getting it wrong. Still no enticement from you Post to make me think your web site would be worth looking at.
Based on your explanation to calculate the Feed Rate, the pitch of the thread must be 0.00166mm (2.5/1500); I can't say that I've encountered a thread pitch quite that fine.

Clearly, the Feed Rate in your code is specified as Feed/Rev. In that case, G95 should have been specified. You didn't know that?

You state that this is an example of a Fanuc cycle. Accordingly. you should warn the readers that omitting periods in the coordinate values will play havoc unless the control is set to what Fanuc refer to as Pocket Calculator Mode by parameter, whereby integer values can be specified without a period.

G78-threading cycle help please

Tue, 08/21/2018 - 10:16
Quote: Originally Posted by harshal Friends , G76 and G78 are similar threading cycle in fanuc contol cnc . Sometimes some fanuc control cnc model working with G78 Cycle . Mostly used for threading cycle is G76 , behaves same as G78 threading cycle. Manin program will be same , change is only is place of G76 . Same Spambot still dredging up ancient Threads, still not getting it quite right. They are not similar, they are identical. G92 is specified in G Code System A, whilst G78 is specified to call the exact same feature in G Code System B.