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    Re: CNC Swiss Sanding

    Whats causing the mismatch? Would it be easier to identify that problem and work on it? If you can't, I've never sanded in a machine but I have ground OD's. You're correct, you will need to identify...
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    Re: Happy to help with any Tornos questions.

    MCImes, you have experience on newer Tornos? ST-26, GT's, Nano's, Multiswiss etc?

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk
  3. Thread: Bone Screws

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    Re: Bone Screws

    Thanks David. I left my laptop at work this weekend but I'll shoot you a print tomorrow

    Sent from my SCH-I535 using Tapatalk
  4. Thread: Bone Screws

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    Re: Bone Screws

    Yes, from what I'm finding you're correct. If the spindles are opposing directions (two spindles facing each other, both going clockwise or counter clockwise) the speed RPM is subtracted, making it...
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    Re: Bone Screws

    Thank you for the input. I agree, it should work in theory. I didn't mean peck drilling exactly in the traditional sense. Only that I can only turn and whirl in .500" length segments so the drilling...
  6. Thread: Bone Screws

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    Bone Screws

    Hey yall,

    I work for an orthopedic implant manufacturer. We make countless bone screws, many of which are cannulated (thru hole that's gun drilled).

    Has anyone ever gun drilled while...
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    Re: ROBOBAR SSF 226 lost parameters !

    Are you really in Serbia?

    I have no idea who does service that way, but the Tornos US team is very good and would be able to help you with that issue. Contact Roland at Tornos US.
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    Re: Swiss Machining Nckel

    Thank you for the replys, trying some different things out today per your suggestions.
  9. Thread: CNC Editor

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    CNC Editor

    Anyone know of a good free Citizen program editing software. I'm looking for something simple, literally just to sync up codes to read them easier. FYI I have 2 and 3 channel machines (L20's and...
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    Re: Swiss Machining Nckel

    I've switched from drilling this hole, which would not cut to size - always over, to boring it. Much better luck, but the nickel is just destroying the tools. Only get around 50 pieces before having...
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    Swiss Machining Nckel

    Hi Yall,

    I'm machining a bar of .375 nickel 200. There's a .250 hole drilled through and a tapered turn diameter, pretty simple part geometry. This is on a Citizen M20 Type I.

    Any suggestions...
  12. Thread: SFM Question

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    Re: SFM Question

    Thanks MCImes, this is great advice, thanks for your time.
  13. Thread: SFM Question

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    Re: SFM Question

    Talked to Applitec Tooling this morning about a grooving insert they're getting me regarding this turned part. They recommend 120-180 SFM for this tool in 316 SS. This seems much more accurate, puts...
  14. Thread: SFM Question

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    SFM Question

    Hi All,

    Question about SFM, I'm cutting 316 SS on a Citizen M20. The stock is .250" dia, all turning. I'm getting recommended SFM from tooling suppliers to people online for anywhere from 300-650...
  15. Re: Looking for Citizen L20 or M32 post processors

    I know this is many months after your post, are you and your company still working with PartMaker mfgeng? I have recently started using PartMaker, and new to Citizen machines, both of which I'm...
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    Re: LinuxCNC w/ Probotix Setup

    Ok, problem resolved. Turned out to be the settings on my parallel port were wrong. Motors are responding now. I have some bogus information in there for the threads because I haven't bought the...
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    Re: LinuxCNC w/ Probotix Setup

    Svenakela, I have tried the setting for the V90 on this wiki page. This was the setting Probotix has told me to try but I didn't have any luck. I'm starting to think it's something with my parallel...
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    LinuxCNC w/ Probotix Setup

    Hi yall,

    Does anyone know the proper setting in Stepconf for Probotix's stepper motors? The motors kind of hum/vibrate when being tested but don't actually move. Any help appreciated for this FNG!...
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    Logo/Image on part

    Hi 'yall,

    My company is trying to add some features to our parts. We'd like to put some logo's or images on them. The photo attached is a quick cut I did with a live engraving tool and using the...
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    Call Tornos US and speak with Roland Schutz the...

    Call Tornos US and speak with Roland Schutz the service managaer. Do you have any other of the same machine? My guess is all your parameters are going to have to be reloaded which you will need a...
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