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Low Cost Fast Speed CNC Machine Shop Service

Tue, 09/11/2018 - 00:02

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.
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.


CNC Gear Box Ratio for M2.0

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 19:42
HiI look for CNC Gear Box Ratio for mod 2.0

Fanuc Ladder III import

Wed, 09/05/2018 - 09:23

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

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

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

Buy from here ( 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

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

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?