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  1. Re: When Drilling is there a way to select by point color?

    Perfect! That does exactly what I need, Thanks for the help!
  2. When Drilling is there a way to select by point color?

    Similar to how you can chain a specific detail that repeats several times under contour without selecting the detail over and over again one at a time, can you select say only the red points for a...
  3. Spindle Motor shakes while rigid tapping in format 2 but doesn't in format 1

    We program all of our Fadal machines in format 2 and have for years. Our 6030 started acting off last night. When the spindle slows and reverses at the bottom of the hole the motor and attached sheet...
  4. Thread: VMC Overheating

    by GM81
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    VMC Overheating

    With the recent temp here in Southern California we have been having issues with our old VMC. If I don't keep the side cabinet door open the machine alarms out every 15-20 minutes. Has anyone added...
  5. Thread: Fadal is back?

    by GM81
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    Fadal is back?

    I noticed their site is back up, does anyone know what is going on? Who are the current owners?

    New Fadal Vertical Machining Centers Fadal Engineering LLC
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    In the bottom right of your contour window check...

    In the bottom right of your contour window check the box next to the tabs button then click the tabs button. From there define your tabs how ever you want them.
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    Deep Hole drilling, really deep...

    Good morning folks! I am in a bit a predicament and I am pretty sure I already know the answer but here goes anyway. I am drilling some .250 holes 9.500 deep. I am using 4 different drill lengths to...
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    I seriously doubt anyone is going to make that...

    I seriously doubt anyone is going to make that for that price. for $38.00 plus shipping, just order it.
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    Thanks for all the help!

    Thanks for all the help!
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    Thanks! I tried to PM you but it said you can't...

    Thanks! I tried to PM you but it said you can't receive messages
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    That's all I was doing. I was primarily focusing...

    That's all I was doing. I was primarily focusing on getting the draft to work for now. For some reason I am really struggling with it.
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    The corner radii aren't critical really. I am...

    The corner radii aren't critical really. I am trying to replicate this. It isn't for a job or anything. I am just finding things to try and make models of and I figured this would be kind of tricky....
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    It is 4.45 Dia. I am going to start over and...

    It is 4.45 Dia. I am going to start over and play some more to see if I can get it.
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    This is what I have so far. I am unable to get a...

    This is what I have so far. I am unable to get a full circle on the top. What I did was basically make a cone and then flattened the top, I was going to try and add fillets to get the circle, but...
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    These are the results I get. I noticed I said hex...

    These are the results I get. I noticed I said hex in my first post, it is an octagon. This is not what I am looking for. I basically want the flat on each side of the octagon to go straight to...
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    i will give it a shot, thanks!

    i will give it a shot, thanks!
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    Sorry, should of included that. It is 4.45 I...

    Sorry, should of included that. It is 4.45 I will post the results that I have in a few minutes.
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    Have trouble lofting a hex into a circle.

    Greetings. I am new to working with solids so this has been killing me. I am trying to create a 12.125 octagon that extrudes up .75 then lofts into a circle with the over all height being 2.9. I...
  19. M94.2 Security Violation - Advanced Feed Forward

    I was attempting to use AFF to help on a cycle time and try to smooth over some corners during a roughing operation but I get this error message. My first guess is that my machine doesn't have this...
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    Usually we get our Aluminum from Kaiser but this...

    Usually we get our Aluminum from Kaiser but this size was on back order. So our supplier specifically asked if we could accept Chinese Import. I looked this morning and I don't have any rems with the...
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    It's kind of hard to describe. I will take a...

    It's kind of hard to describe. I will take a close up of it tomorrow.
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    it's 6061 aluminum bar 1.250 Square. This was in...

    it's 6061 aluminum bar 1.250 Square. This was in the middle of a 144" length. There were 2 parts that were like this that we found, the other not as bad, at least one slipped through. You can't tell...
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    Strange Chinese Material Flaw

    I have never seen anything like this before and everyone I show it too is pretty perplexed on how it even happened in the first place. I thought I would share it and see what some of you think.
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  24. Never min I figured it out. For anyone else...

    Never min I figured it out.

    For anyone else needing to do this you go into Toolpath Parameters / Misc. Values. the second option "Absolute/Incremental, top level [0=ABS, 1=INC]"
  25. Having trouble posting in Incremental Mode (G91)

    I have a fairly simple contour I want to post in incremental so i can use it in a sub program. I have no idea how to achieve this as I have never tried. From reading the help documentation you don't...
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