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    Re: Esprit and Citizen Cincom L20E VIII

    Ok, I got the files to attach in a WinZip file. The Program (.NC) I posted and the Esprit (.esp) file. This does a simple face, turn and cutoff.
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    Re: Esprit and Citizen Cincom L20E VIII

    Here's a sample of a simple FACE, TURN & CUTOFF off an L20 Swiss.
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    Re: ESPRIT 2018 post processor

    Ok, what do you need help with? Maybe I can help..
  4. Help building simulation file in Esprit

    Is anyone familiar with building machine setup files for simulation in Esprit? I'm building a Template file for my CNC router and not sure how to get the Y axis to move in Y with the head. It moves...
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    Re: Esprit Cam Vise

    It's very complicated but here's a short version. You need to create models of the components you want to use in simulation. Pick, then save as .stl files into a folder for later use. Go Solid...
  6. Re: run g-code in inches on Laguna machine set for MM?

    I run an inch post on my Laguna IQ and it works fine. All you need to do is change the post to call Feed rates in metric..

    N2 (Filename: .236 Rough)
    N3 (Saturday August 04 2018 08:01 AM)
    N4...
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    Re: Mastercam Swiss Expert vs Esprit

    The beginner class of Esprit will review machine setup and creating templates for each machine but probably won't cover much on tool holder setup. I had to model the tool holders and how to place...
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    Re: Speeds of Cut

    There's many factors to SFM, Have you heard the old saying? "You can't cut, what you can't hold" That saying is very true. SFM recommendations may work on a rigid machine with 1000psi through...
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    Re: Depth of Cut and Flute Length

    You can, as long as the flute dia. is the same as the shank dia. and you don't do a finish pass at full depth. fyi, Some software adds the finish pass automatically in the roughing cycle.
  10. Re: Need to decide on new CAM software package...

    Have you guys tried Esprit? I've programmed just about every type of machine with Esprit and it works awesome for 4th axis, HMC's, Mill turn lathes, Swiss, EDM, etc. I think it depends on what you...
  11. Re: Importing files from bobcad and aspire to Rhino

    Did you get your Laguna router hooked up and going?
  12. Re: Help needed will pay for services (obviously)

    Still need help with this?
  13. Re: ESPRIT Programmer opportunity in Illinois

    Little late but my two cents,
    A company needs an Esprit programmer for 18 months ..... to basically train current employees, setup everything to run smoothly and make sure the posts are perfect only...
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    Re: Sr. cnc programmer

    What about it?
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    Re: Chain feature conversion help

    You can also smash a model with no geometry to get geometry. It's a pretty handy feature. You're welcome.
  16. Re: Working on a custom software program to generate tool paths from graphics.

    There's already software that can do this,,, The G code is read so fast who cares how long it is? You can't read it anyway.. Sorry, but I think youre beating a dead horse..

    Have you heard of...
  17. Re: What software to use for Laguna IQ router

    V-Carve Pro is cheap and easy but powerful for engraving
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    Re: wrap engraving

    Setup the text for whatever you want like the picture... (Text Entry) Place the text where you want it to wrap the model.... Be sure it's orientated properly using the correct workplane... Once...
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    Re: Programming Parts On Tombstones

    You can save the models as a parasolid from one file and merge the parasolid into another. I have replicated esp files from one to another but it takes time and you need to know the steps. However,...
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    Re: Mastercam Swiss Expert vs Esprit

    I'm a sole believer in Esprit for Swiss and Millturn lathes. I worked in the quad cities programming Citizen Swiss lathes and once the posts were tweaked Esprit worked great with no hand editing. ...
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    Re: Espirit Compatability with Citizen

    Esprit works great for Citizen.. The simulation is awesome but the machine stl's that came with Esprit sucked. I created my own models for simulation...
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    Re: Chain feature conversion help

    Click on the chain, move cursor to open area on screen, right click, copy, click on arrow for list, click smash.. Done.
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    Re: Where to get T-slot clamps?

    SmartCAM huh? I really liked using SmartCAM back in the day. I have Version 11.5 but it won't work past Windows XP so switched to Esprit....
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    HELP! Esprit 2014 Error

    I get this error when starting Esprit 2014. It used to work till my computer crashed and had to re-install. Does anyone know a fix for this?
    All help is appreciated....
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    Re: Reading .pst Post files

    Mazak Quickturn lathe with sub spindle and live tools.
    Mazak Vertical mill with indexer.

    Does anyone have a post they would share?
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