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    Re: Fadal VMC15XT X axis "studder"

    Hello Jason, first, the fan is just dirty likely. You can try to clean it or buy a new one (their fairly cheap). $48.00. Here's a link: https://www.fadalcnc.com/index.php/ele-0124.html.

    The...
  2. Re: Eliminateing the water cooling to the ballscrews

    So you know, this feature was designed to fight thermal growth of the ballcrews over the days work. When the systems is running properly, I think it is a great way to eliminate thermal growth. ...
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    Spindles for Haas VF machines

    Just letting everyone know we have most all spindles in stock for Haas VMC's and Horizontals. Let us know the Haas part number and we will cross it to our spindle. We do not sell Haas spindles. We...
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    Re: Tapping program question

    Warrenb, setting up and testing your RT is quite easy. You only need a rigid tapping test tool (SVT-0077- $75 in stock), put in a collet holder and run a short rigid tapping program while you have...
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    Re: Copper lines for oiling system

    Sir,

    The copper lines are there to keep the lines tight to the castings so you have no issue with holes rubbing into them, or the nylon if you used it. Stay with copper. It's cheap and keeps...
  6. Re: I screwed up in DI and now my machine won't power up.

    If all else fails, power down and remove the PC Board in slot #5 after you do a check on your battery. Reseat the extended memory if you have any, and reseat the software module. Put it back in and...
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    Re: Rs232 problems 88hs

    Sir, there is an RS232 Troubleshooting guide I can send you which includes a test for your communications board. If you get your board back and your communications is still not working, contact me...
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    Re: fadal will not power up

    Sir, I have a hard time believing the inverter can cause a boot up problem honestly. Hook up your inverter if not already and power up the machine. Press the green power button. If the machine...
  9. Re: Memory Lost After Sitting Idle for a Few Weeks

    Sir, you will need to replace the battery on your CPU board. It is in slot #5 of your control rack. Desolder the battery on the board and solder the new one back in. You will lose everything again...
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    Re: Fadal VMC2216 with Calibration issues

    Very likely you have an issue with the ballscrew type in the parameters as mentioned before. If you are still unable to get the accuracy right, look at the thrust bearings and ballscrew. You might...
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    Re: Bijur ZJBE injectors

    Sir, we carry all the metering units (injectors) for any Fadal in the field however I have never heard of this size. If you can tell me where it is from on your Fadal, I can likely get you a...
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    Re: Vmc15xt going crazy

    Ginner. It sounds like you have a CPU board and/or software module bad. If you have checked your 5VDC supplied by the low voltage power supply on the top of your electronics cabinet and all is good...
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    Re: Need FADAL VMC-4020FX Machine backup data

    Sir,

    Are you looking for the parameters for the machine? Let me know and I will try to help as I can.

    FadalCNC Tech Support
  14. Thread: LCD Monitor

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    Re: LCD Monitor

    Hello Gary. If you are speaking of a typical CNC88 control, the ELE-0189 (CRT Style) is the installed monitor. You would replace it with an LCD style monitor (ELE-0190). You simply remove the old...
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    Re: spindle run and stopped fadal 4020

    You likely have a problem with your spindle controller card or inverter. When you get alarm #8, this is telling you that your motor is spinning with no movement from the belts, like they are off the...
  16. Re: X axis fault Error #1 but gives error #3 when amp card swapped

    Yes the motors are the same and you have a MTR-0002. You can exchange them to test out the motor. Likely you will need a full rebuild, but check the brushes, both amature and Tach. While the motor...
  17. Re: X axis fault Error #1 but gives error #3 when amp card swapped

    CENTAUR91,

    I think you are getting an alarm #3 is because you need to change the jumpers when changing boards or it will not read the correct axis. Follow this link and follow the directions on...
  18. Re: can't get access to resolver on X axis motor

    If you are working on a MTR-0002 you must remove the cover bolted to the face of the motor. Remove the end from the motor and the resolver will be staring up at you.

    FadalCNC Tech Support
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    Re: Question about lubrication requirements

    Agreed, just dump the reservoir and fill it back up with Turbine oil. The system will flush out the Vactra #2.

    FadalCNC.com Tech Support
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    Re: Looking at buying a Fadal

    As you are doing your repairs and setting your backlash settings, we have all the parts you might need to get your machine production ready. Here is a link to the downloadable documentation for your...
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    Re: Can you raise the Z axis ???

    Cfin, it sounds like you have done your homework on this project. I have never seen anyone do this before but it sounds like it might work. You will need to replace your ballscrew for the extra...
  22. Re: 1996 4020ht - new to me, much maintenance required

    On the thrust bearing issue, we stock and offer the bearings you need as well as the seals. The bearings already come shimmed and ready for installation. We have all the technical manuals on our...
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    Spindles for Haas VF machines

    Just letting everyone on know that we now have replacement spindles for Haas VF machines. We designed the Fadal 10k spindles and have sold them since 2003. We now have spindles for Haas VF machines...
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    Re: Fadal VFD Choice ??????

    SlowTwitch,

    AMC is a good drive and I will assume you have had it for years. We offer the identical, however updated AMC inverter so your exchange is plug and play with no little tuning or...
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    Re: Haas Vf2 8100-rpm or 10,000-rpm Spindle

    The 8k rpm machine will have more torque but for what you are using it for, I would definitely upgrade to the 10k spindle. The 8k spindle is the same as the 10k spindle so you won't need to exchange...
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