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    Re: Buying stock for 5c collets

    with aluminum material there is extruded and cold drawn
    the extruded has a lot more tolerance to the spec's then the cold drawn
    cold drawn 0-.500 is +/-.0015
    .501-1.000 is...
  2. Re: How to Program a Pause for Manual Tool Change? HELP!

    i would write the program something like this

    GOZ+xxxx
    M5
    G53Zxxxx(set to a good height to clear part with longest tool Z0 should be all the way up )
    G53XxxxxYxxxx( move to make sure you have...
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    Poll: Re: Machinist or Machine Operator? You decide..

    the machinist title goes way back in the world of machining and today doesn't have the same meaning as it once did
    the meaning that a machinist can make a part for a wide variety of machines may...
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    Re: Internal boring (need advice)

    i have found that with steel shank boring bars 3 x dia. is very stable then you need to start taking considerations in the speeds/feeds/doc /programming/inserts ect.
    a carbide shank will get you 6 x...
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    Re: Tool Diameter Offset adjustment

    since you are working with macro's i might try something like this

    #101=100.00 (circ diam.)
    #102=#101/2
    #103=20.00 (tool offset #) - 20mm diam)
    #104=2.000(offset amount)

    G0 X0 Y-50.00
    G41...
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    Re: Need tapping help

    the original poster would have to say whether the thread has a call out for the thread or not
    as he mentions an engineer i would say that even he can not say whether this would be a non critical...
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    Re: Need tapping help

    I would not use the #1 drill (.228) as the minor dia. of the 1/4-28 thread is .211-.220 dia.
    using a 7/32 drill would put it at the top of the minor dia.
    the spiral point plug tap pushes the chip...
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    Re: Reamer Speeds n Feeds

    Jim is correct
    i usually use 60% of the drill sfm for the material i am doing and .001-.002 ipr per flute
    on the chnc the only way i had a reamer work was to stick it out as long as i could to...
  9. Thread: jerky tool paths

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    Re: jerky tool paths

    you could try hi cut pro either thru program or in the parameters
    here is where if you are using mastercam/esprit of other software
    limit the number of points that have to be read by changing the...
  10. Thread: Program okuma

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    Re: Program okuma

    can you post the O9029 program ?

    what you might be able to do is start a counter. This is for a mill control OSP200m it maybe different for a lathe
    If you want it out of the operator view call...
  11. Thread: National para

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    Re: National para

    are you looking to find out how long the cycle has been over for a single cycle or are you trying to find out how long the machine has been idling (%run /power on )?
    macman can give the general...
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    Re: Feeds and Speeds 6061

    you will need to give more information
    make and model of the machine
    control make and model
    maximum spindle speed of the machine
    does the machine have high speed machining ?
    how much look ahead...
  13. Thread: G71 details

    by rcs60
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    Re: G71 details

    the G71 is the ruffing cycle with the u leaving 3mm in the x and w leaving 0 in the z(second G71)
    the g70 is the finish pass to the programmed dimensions in line 80-90
    if you put 0 in the u (First...
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    Re: Fanuc/Robodrill rapid feed parameters

    there should be 4 buttons that say low, 25%,50% and 100% these will control the rapid
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    Re: OKUMA OSP PROGRAMMING PART OFF /PROFILING

    can you give more information on the part you are trying to machine
    print or some description of the cuts you want to do
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    Re: Trying to grasp lathe tooling

    you are correct when you say there are a lot of choices out there
    hhs will give you a good finish but you will be doing the tool grinding

    (generally)
    small machine tend to use positive...
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    Re: Interactive Macro Programming

    the variables will either be changed by the operators or will be done in the program
    I have not seen it done any other way yet

    even with the m109 the operator is changing the macro variable in...
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    Re: Tool Length Offsets using Pre-Set Tooling

    there are tool preseters that you would use that would have a cat 40 taper to hold the tool and indicator to give you the height of the tool
    this number is put directly into the tool offset page...
  19. Re: please, how to check alignment for small tool ...

    there are a couple of things that i can think of
    if the overhang is too much us a G50Wxxxx shift in the program to move the tool closer to the drill arm as long as the material is large enough to...
  20. Thread: Barfeeder

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    Re: Barfeeder

    some of the answers depend upon the make and model of the bar feed
    lns332 bar feed
    you would turn the end of the bar for the pusher collet
    the bar should be well chamfered on the other end to...
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    Re: Hello help is needed :D!

    books to read are by shinha and peter smid
    these will give you the basic format for parametric programming but they will be for fanuc control you will have to adapt if your control is not a fanuc
    ...
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    Re: Fanuc 18i-MB 073 alarm

    check the beginning of the program
    one of the controls that i have looks pretty standard

    %
    O0273
    the other one requires a space at the beginning of the program
    (space here)
    :1234
    ...
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    Re: Fanuc 180i Loop Counte

    these may be for the parts counter
    #3901 = Parts Machined
    #3902 = parts required
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    Re: Fanuc 180i Loop Counte

    I am not sure what you are trying to do as a loop counter

    M98 P0002 L10-- this will run the program 0002 10times


    M6T#100
    #100 = #100 + 1 >>>>>> omitted ---what is it you want omitted?
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    Re: HAAS DS30-SSY with M97 Looping

    you are welcome and i am glad it works for you
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