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  1. Re: problem!! spindle issues and fadal feed over ride dial not working

    The only way i could see that happening is if the spindle does not have the locking drawbar. If its the one piece type the tool is only held in with bellevile spring pressure. Here is the patent of...
  2. Thread: Jump lines

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    Re: Jump lines

    Have you tried adding a space GOTO :END
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    Re: Hello everyone

    Dans le diagramme, les couleurs sont décrites pour chaque épingle page 33. Les couleurs sont abrégées en anglais. parce que dans votre image numéro deux, les couleurs correspondent à la description...
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    Re: Turret fadal only cw

    It is either you fuse or the solid state relay on K5 check those first or swap em temporarily. If thats not it it is the Capacitor on the end of the board there to the right :) ..... So if you swap...
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    Re: Lexan Window Thickness

    Fadal uses 3/16 Lexan you could also use 1/4 if you want even better. Fadal at first did use Tempered Glass on the first version of Full enclosure sheetmetal 1988 (you dont see many kinda rare but...
  6. Re: Advice needed on Fadal 3016 way condition

    This is how the table was made flat at the factory during the assembly
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FwTAEv8_EQ
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    Re: Vmc15xt going crazy

    Is the card in slot #8 your 1030 card is the led Blinking. Your video monitor may be going bad trying turning your video switch on and off. on and off. Sometimes you can adjust your monitor...
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    Re: Fadal Format 2 = G73

    change your SETP to format 1 does it work ? looking at your program it should be positioning in G0......... or hey try this put a G0 on the first move after the cycle is created
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    Re: Z0 after the tool change

    Are you running in Format 1 or Format 2 ...... Format 1 is the "FADAL" format = very safe and simple operation with the machine.... everytime a program stops it will return to defaults nothing...
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    Re: 4-20 Turcite Sizes

    Yes.... you will also have to re-cut the top of the table when your done most likely. And unless you can find someone in canada with a big enough cutter Dia. and length to reach the table, you may...
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    Re: 4-20 Turcite Sizes

    Something for the range of Aluminum 3" dia. at Fadal we used a simple carbide tipped flycutter..... so anything like that say a 3" shell only using 1 tooth 3000 rpm 10-20 ipm. not too fast rpm...
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    Re: 4-20 Turcite Sizes

    Any Fadal guy with a 6030 can do it :)
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    Re: 4-20 Turcite Sizes

    And to do it right when you machine the turcite and add the oil groove. relieve the middle of turcite maybe .001-.002 better contact , and also at Fadal they polished/sanded/lapped them to fit each...
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    Re: 4-20 Turcite Sizes

    you can buy the kit here https://www.fadalcnc.com/brg-0134.html size i believe for X axis is 2.5 x 42.5 x .062 and the Y axis 5.0 x 16.25 x .062 cut off the extras. Make sure you get the right...
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    Re: 4-20 Turcite Sizes

    which axis? example https://www.fadalcnc.com/brg-0002.html
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    Re: Problem With VMC 4525

    You pushed the green button right? after the main switch
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    Re: Fadal 4525 questions

    I was thinking you wanted a washdown like the hydrosweep which used the 100gpm. We have exactly the same thing as warrenb has, on all of our fadals a good 25ft. hose connected to a tee valve(so...
  18. Re: Machine Balance/Rocking Due to Weight Shifting from the Table

    yeah you would have to put a plate under the Dowel the casting in the front of base is not straight across(originally the leveling plates fadal used were only 1/2 thick steel squares with a c'bore in...
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    Re: Fadal 4525 questions

    Fadal used a 100gpm pump i think it was 3hp. for there washdown(need a good size tank or you will empty it real quick) , but then just plumb it thru 1" - 1.25" pvc to a couple of valves that you...
  20. Re: Machine Balance/Rocking Due to Weight Shifting from the Table

    You definitely want to use 4 individual pads. One of the original installers service tech Richard K. back when we were first building VMC's (1979 the VMC45) taught me a trick when he installed would...
  21. Re: VMC 40 Y-Axis Wiper....To add one or not?

    Well if you cleaned it all out your probably good for another 5 years :)
  22. Re: Matsuura MC600VF VMC with Yasnac i80M Controls NEED PARAMETER HELP

    Here is where to download the manuals for the Yasnac i80 control ...
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    Re: Thread Milling rules of Thumb

    download Fusion360 its great for just about everything from Design to Manufacture and its like only 20 bucks a month . And does a great job posting a file for just about any machine easy to create a ...
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    Re: Travel Accuracy

    Thats possible Carbide but it would give you alot of backlash and bk1955 says he has none, but yea i dont like those brass coupling spyders they are good at first then get sloppy. Have you done a...
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    Re: Travel Accuracy

    .017 to .010 error Did you check the alignment of the screw? Easiest way is to move to each end of the screw Hit the emergency stop and feel the screw, move to the other end hit E-stop and feel...
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