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  1. 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...
  4. Re: FANUC Oi Mate TC controller Threading problem

    dont see a Speed or spindle ON command
    check manual for 1st G76 line P030060
    03= # of finish passes
    60= angle of flank approach(I use 29 for 60° metric thread)
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    Re: Vernier Caliper

    Make sure it meets IP65 standard so coolant/oils etc. will not corrupt any measuring
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    Re: Chamfer callout, need help with math?

    chamfer size is defined on the distance from the intersection point to the point the angle is indicated on the drawing.... never the hypotenuse.
    so a 45° doesn't matter, as Adjacent length =...
  7. yeah, you're right memory on 700 thru to the...

    yeah, you're right
    memory on 700 thru to the 7000 is fixed. So you can't use it like the "Tardis" from Dr Who. It is not a HDD that can hold/run a large file, it is an option consisting of IC chips....
  8. Re: OSP 700M - Cant switch Operational Methods

    It is set using parameters ... but you can do it also on the pselect line
    add ;B or ;S after the file
    ie PSELECT *.MIN ;B <WRITE>

    this doesnt allow much larger files to be used.... it just...
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    Re: Fanuc 15M scaling using G51

    Have you tried using the X & Y for scaling ?
    ie
    X1.0 =100%
    X2.0 =200%
    X0.5Y1.5=X@50% Y@150%
  10. ???? 5mm = 0.179" ... last time I converted 5mm...

    ???? 5mm = 0.179" ... last time I converted 5mm it was 0.1968503937"
    problem is NOT a G20/21 issue
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    Why ?..... it's only a comment it will not alter...

    Why ?..... it's only a comment
    it will not alter the running of the machine
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    G43 is coding for taking up tool length that is...

    G43 is coding for taking up tool length that is placed in H1
    You have various issues with your progamming


    1... no XY positioning before plunging into the part
    2... T number not the same as H &...
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    Re: turning lathe OT system

    Is the spindle turning ?
    ( feed in units per rev )
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    Easy.. to create a surface....go .. create...

    Easy..

    to create a surface....go .. create surface revolved... select the curve, accept, select the line to indicate rotation axis, accept, then accept the parameters for 360° rotation, accept.
    ...
  15. Thread: Lines on Part

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    Re: Lines on Part

    try using surfacing strategy..."Flowline" allows to define a cusp height, even better if you also use a bull or ball mill... I suggest a bull ie 5mm cutter with R2 corners.
    ballnose cutters are not...
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    Re: Making a defined aspheric cuve

    You also need a line to define the axis for to rotate the profile around.... note the screen comments as to what feature it is asking to be selected.
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    Use Mastercam's "Clean Corners" strategy to take...

    Use Mastercam's "Clean Corners" strategy to take the material being left to say 0.001" before doing the finish passes... this stops the finishing cutter having more than a 50% engagement within the...
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    Sorry. can't help, as I haven't touched an Okuma...

    Sorry. can't help, as I haven't touched an Okuma for 12yrs
    ..& never used the READ/WRITE/GET/PUT commands
    ( you'll have to suffer Kitty's 2 bobs worth of monologue.... he'll give you more than 2...
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    IMO... flatness (when measured in free state) is...

    IMO... flatness (when measured in free state) is less than 0.5mm TIR by dial... pass (or a feeler gauge check underneath)
    ... parallelism of one side to another... equal to or less than 0.02mm......
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    Re: Interpretation problem

    I do agree that the opp. face flatness is a redundant control as the parallelism & size is dictated by the A datum face machining

    ..... a sheet was a good example of the tolerance usage... the...
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    It would seem that there is conflicting GD&T...

    It would seem that there is conflicting GD&T controls
    .... but it basically needs both faces to be very parallel AND the 32.1/32.0 size maintained ( just to put it into easy language )
    There is a...
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    Re: Interpretation problem

    top face (A) must be flat within 0.5mm
    ..... same with opposite face but opp. face must also be parallel to A within 0.02mm.... and thickness must end up to be between 32.10/32.00mm
    3.2mu surface...
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    Re: Old Router Code

    It nearly looks like a plotter type code I used on a drum type plotter
    ... look at a HPGL type driver ie a Roland plotter

    PU, PD are pen up/down
    PA is position absolute
    numbers are co-ords ......
  24. Re: Milltronics ML15 Centurion 6 how to change G18 plane

    There is no difference with ZX vs XZ .... it is the same plane

    A lathe is set to XZ (G18) by default.... it may not accept the G17/18/19 codes nor have any parameter that can be altered.

    This...
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    Re: CNC Lathe G-code for cutting radius

    This post was started back in March 2019
    the OP has probably worked it out

    so kitty... stop beating a dead horse
    .... there is no one at home to test your code.
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    Re: CNC Lathe G-code for cutting radius

    doubled up
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    Re: Why can't I use one pass here?

    Turn on "Auto Angle" ... or set "Rough Angle" to 90° or 270° to machine the thinner section
  28. Re: How to set the origin at the corner of the stock?

    in the stock tab....
    centre top is set as default where the co-ord XYZ points to...

    try L-clicking on a corner of the diagram (to move the stock origin )

    PS.... this is how to place the...
  29. Re: Okuma Millac 800VH - 15818 "APC A position not complete".

    I have had issues with APC no completing the cycle
    .... Rapid override set to zero
    .... spindle toolclamp in open condition ( or in-cycle )
  30. Re: iTNC 530 tool table transfer problem . . .

    You can open the .T file (control file) in Notepad .... then do a SaveAs to get it onto the computer
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