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    Sinker Broken bolt

    When using a sinker edm to remove a broken bolt/drill etc.. How can you tell when you have gotten past the bottom of the broken Bolt, tap or drill bit? Does the voltage/amperage change? Or are...
  2. Thread: EDM wire brittle

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    EDM wire brittle

    Is it possible to re-anneal/repair edm wire that has gone brittle sitting on the shelf?
  3. Does anyone have the vectoring head on a Eltee...

    Does anyone have the vectoring head on a Eltee TRM-21. I could use some simple instructions on how to get cycle start to work. Was there ever a manual for the vectoring head?
  4. Eltee Pulsitron and general sinker EDM questions.

    I just bought an Eltee Pulsitron from a retired friend who had an EDM
    shop for 30 yrs. Sadly he died last week, before I had a chance to have
    him help me with it. I have been around EDM for a...
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    Re: Fanuc spindle alarm AL-12

    Ask away. Just be sure and read through the thread. There is some useful info in this one.
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    Re: Motor encoder alignment

    Could you please explain the wiring and voltages? I'm confused if we apply DC voltage to the motor, and or encoder. Without a voltage on the motor windings, how do you find "zero" on the motor? Is it...
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    I am thinking of using a 3phase generator to...

    I am thinking of using a 3phase generator to determine the size of phase converter we need for a VMC. (47kva @ 136amps) How has the generator worked out. Any suggestions?
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    Re: DIY G-Code Laser Cutter

    So I am upgrading an Epilog Co2 laser to use either a 455nm laser (Chinese) or a fiber laser (Probably a q-switched FAP 808nm or chinese) so a couple questions.
    1. The Synrad laser is RF input (5v...
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    Re: 4th Axis

    Do you have the parameters you can send me? We are trying to set up a 4th axis.
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    did you ever get some help with this? We would...

    did you ever get some help with this?
    We would like to enable the 4th axis. So basically, the same parameters get flipped.
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    Re: Fanuc spindle alarm AL-12

    Good luck with that. Seriously. I would replace ALL the driver circuitry, including the caps.

    I have decades of experience with component level repair of electronics, with a smattering of high...
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    Re: Fanuc spindle alarm AL-12

    I would also make sure your cabinet fans are working well. My spindle drive blew when one of the cabinet fans was blown. It had been out for a while, so that didn't help. But I had been running the...
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    Re: Fanuc spindle alarm AL-12

    https://cnc-specialty-store.com/fuses-fanuc-daito-fuse/dm-daito-fuse

    Who did the repair? I had mine done by PLC center (Radwell). I can't remember what the warranty period was (6months?) But...
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    Re: Fanuc spindle alarm AL-12

    I would also replace all the Electrolytic caps in the motor drive circuit. Even if they are not bad now, they will go bad soon.
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    Re: Fanuc spindle alarm AL-12

    I sent my drive to Radwell/PLC center for repair. plcCenter.com. Total cost was $916 with a 2 year warrranty. I paid extra for a 48hr expedite. ($183)

    Alternately you will need to replace:
    1.)...
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    Re: ball screw noise (axis jumping)

    There is a distinctive "circle" where the end mill dwells, and then jumps. You can not only see the effect in the cut, but feel the lag & jump during most of the y-axis travel range. I just happens...
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    ball screw noise (axis jumping)

    Y axis screw is jumping. Maybe about 0.002-0.003". Worse in one direction, and "appears" to be more prevalent in one location. But may be along the length of the travel. It jumps about every 1/2"....
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    fanuc al-02 alarm

    Steve, What was the final resolution to this? I have the same drive, and just had it repaired. Same problem (AL-02) is happening again.
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    kitamura stuck in machine unready

    Kitamura My3, Yasnac I-80. Machine is stuck in e-stop alarm. 2ndLS allows servos to start, then goes to machine unready (alarm 2190). Is this an axis limit switch problem? The DGN values show the...
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    haha, I am basically doing the same thing, adding...

    haha, I am basically doing the same thing, adding a 4th. But busy with other stuff. I have a Mori Seiki with Yasnac (Yaskawa) motors. I have a rotary with a DC Fanuc motor. I need to swap out the...
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    What did you do with the Yaskawa motor on this...

    What did you do with the Yaskawa motor on this Tsudakoma table? I am interested if you still have it.
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    al-12 alarm

    There are 7 optocouplers / phase drivers, on the to pcb...but only ONE power transistor module. I have a scope. Is there a way to determine which opto/phase is bad? The book shows some...
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    al-12 fanuc spindle alarm

    I have an AL-12 spindle alarm. My drive has only 1 transistor module. How do I determine the driver phase circuit on the top board? I see 7 drivers.
    clay
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    [QUOTE=littlerob;841555]HUH? No peck drilling? ...

    [QUOTE=littlerob;841555]HUH? No peck drilling? Sorry I was wrong.

    Robert

    CNCzone.com-The Largest Machinist Community on the net! - Powered by vBulletin[/QUOTE

    This link won't work? Any...
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    0M vs 10M

    Biggest concern is memory capacity, and drip feed capability, secondary are options installed/available. Where might I find an option parameter list?

    If it has a TAPE selection on the front panel...
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