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    Re: Tension Compression tapping help

    I'm concerned about the slower feedrate of F18.8
    my calcs.... 1/32 x 800 = F25.0
    your slower feed would make the holder pull out as the tap is cutting
    , the spring would try to pull the tap back...
  2. Re: What are these called, what are they used for and what are they worth? Thanks!!!

    I agree with BBMNet...

    They are general tooling for older machining operations ie jig borers, manual mills etc.
    ...where they would "true" a drilled hole before a reaming operation. Not typically...
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    Re: using 3 axis mill as a lathe

    Glad you got it going...

    .... a suggestion for your post
    . find all G codes that are set active when powering up the machine & have these at the start of the NC file ( call these "the safety...
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    Did you try to put G90 into the program ? G91 G0...

    Did you try to put G90 into the program ?
    G91 G0 X0 Y0 will result in NO MOVEMENT
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    Re: using 3 axis mill as a lathe

    incremental is still active on the move after the G54 X0 Y0 .... so it's not going to move anywhere..
    put G90 on the line after the G28 returns

    G17, G18 & G19 are only of use when doing arcs. It...
  6. Re: Fusion 360-CAM -Ridged Tapping- Metric Tap programming into tool library, need he

    Unless there is a check to say this is a metric tool

    ... it could be a post error

    You are placing a metric value into an inch setting
    0.7" pitch is huge, it needs to be converted to an...
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    What Mcode are you using ? Have you registered...

    What Mcode are you using ?
    Have you registered the user Mcodes ?
    Did you have to make any extra bubble space ?

    it was for a horizontal machine (MX40HA), where you execute M201 to have pal.1 in...
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    Re: OKUMA MC500H PALLET CHANGE DIRECTION

    Look at this thread ....link
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    Re: C axis unwinding on Haas 5X

    It would be either a post or programmer error... I'd lean toward a programming error.
    .... long time since using PM, but look for a "Retract between Cuts" or possibly a "Keep tool down" setting
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    Re: GD & T Call Out, need help

    Its not a GD&T callout...
    it is a weld symbol, vee weld with level top... the o is to weld all around the joint
  11. Re: How do I make the dotted lines sync with the green curve?

    The 2 ways to "sync" the items
    1.. is to have a zero radius on the tool... (not practicable)
    2.. have cutter comp applied to the path... (additional problems will develop)

    There is no problem...
  12. The high-speed pocket routine has a feature that...

    The high-speed pocket routine has a feature that places a radius on sharp corner change of directions ... stepover has to be lower (~ 65% or lower, else cusps may remain that need further ops)
    Too...
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    Re: G81 cycle problems

    If you have a P value.. set it to zero
    else, program the cycle longhand using a G01 plunge with a G00 to retract...
    if there is still a lag at the bottom of the hole, then the issue is with the...
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    A trade product you may be thinking about is...

    A trade product you may be thinking about is DEVCON.
    We used one of their mixes for filling little oops done into a cast iron machine table by a prior user.

    I would also sugget that when you...
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    Re: Colchester 2000L Parameters

    Machine is long gone now... one of the guys was shifting it's location by crane, but slung it badly & dropped it. Broke a couple of items, oil pump & I think one of the boards in the cabinet.

    I'd...
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    Re: learning from my mistakes

    just keep doing what you normally do...
    everybody wants to slap you ????
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    Re: Colchester 2000L Parameters

    I put something in a thread 5 years ago
    ... search for a thread titled "colchester 2000L"
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    OK... I'll bite Do you know how to program a...

    OK... I'll bite
    Do you know how to program a lathe toolpath in Mastercam ?

    G71 is a turning op, G72 is facing.... it appears it is programmer training problem, not a post mod requirement
    ...you...
  19. Thread: Spindle speed

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    Re: Spindle speed

    Generally..
    the lower the RPM, the more torque that can be supplied by the spindle motor. And the larger diameter cutters that can be used, deeper cuts are possible
    ...now a high RPM spindle...
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    Re: how can i make this program on master cam

    Not really clear what your request is...
    Are you wanting to run the .mcam file on the machine ?
    or
    You want to modify the post processor to output a different .NC file that does make your machine...
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    Re: G41/G42 interference

    Scrap my last post.... I just read your code better

    Queries...
    what value do you have for tool radius (D8) ?
    ... must be smaller than 18.75

    single step thru your program so it won't...
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    Re: G41/G42 interference

    You are missing a start point in the 2nd contour after changing to G55
    ... if it is the same hole, delete the G55
    ... if is on a 2nd part, add a G0XY after the G55

    just noticed.... you are...
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    Re: Thread pitch error

    Do NOT use CSS (G96) when threading.
    do it all using a fixed speed (G97) as a changing speed alters the start of thread timing... so remove G96 S100

    Check manual if approach angle of 15° is...
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    It all depends on what feed mode the machine is...

    It all depends on what feed mode the machine is in before executing a "drill cycle".
    Lathes default setting at powerup is set to feed per rev. (G95)
    or can be set to feed per minute (G94) within...
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    Re: Doosan Puma 2100Y tapping mistery

    Sounds like a milling person working on a lathe...
    Lathes normally work in feed per rev... F375. means the thread pitch is really HUGE
    try a F1.25 (I'm guessing it's for a M8x1.25p tap)
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    I'd like to see kitty explain this one in Fanuc...

    I'd like to see kitty explain this one in Fanuc terms....
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    Re: adobe illustrator file

    Thread is 6 years old..... OP has probably upgraded the software .... or junked it
  28. Re: Xform translating delaying for 10 minutes getting hang

    Usually that is a memory or graphics card issue of your computer
    ... a very complex solid or surfaces could also add to your problems.

    What are your PC specs ?
    ... a screenshot of your shape...
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    Bugger off kitty.... that is not what I meant .....

    Bugger off kitty.... that is not what I meant
    .. I pictured part in spindle on left with origin at R/H face
    moving tool further left is Z- dir

    I have always followed the rule that you program...
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    Re: G76 Thread help

    I agree... G97 instead of G96
    M3/M4 missing
    Z-.225 going to Z.16 ( so starting in groove cutting away from chuck.... not allowing any chance to get to correct feed before actually cutting ... P & Q...
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