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    A search through the okuma forum will give you...

    A search through the okuma forum will give you the info for setting up the RS-232 ie. Comm software and wiring your cable to the plugs.
    Post your hybrid programming so we can see what's going on....
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    Ask a vague question, get a similar answer. ...

    Ask a vague question, get a similar answer.

    What dia is the bearing and how far out is it?
    Is the spindle stepped or basically the same dia along its length?
    Using a chuck or collet?
    What...
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    Like the others have mentioned already, shifting...

    Like the others have mentioned already, shifting your Z start point for the thread will do it.
    But multi-start threads can be programmed using the C axis which is handy if you don't have the space...
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    you mean .SDF? run schedule program?

    you mean .SDF?
    run schedule program?
  5. I don't want to stray from gremac's original...

    I don't want to stray from gremac's original question too far here.
    We all know what the okuma's can and can't do.
    I think a huge part of a customers impression of a machine is how well they are...
  6. The WFL machines look awesome! I would LOVE to...

    The WFL machines look awesome! I would LOVE to have one.
    This shop I think will be avoiding any more Okuma machines for a long time.
    Our MA400H (E100) is a weapon, but the Mac 250W and Multus B300W...
  7. Thread: Dwell marks?

    by zooloader
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    Dwell marks?

    Hi guys.

    NZ2000 T2Y2

    Noticed this morning after setting up a repeat job, that there appear to be dwell marks evenly spaced on the face and OD of the part being m/c'd on spindle one.

    They are...
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    Got a heat gun or an oxy set? A little heat is...

    Got a heat gun or an oxy set?
    A little heat is great for releasing things.
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    You don't even need a live centre. I've used a...

    You don't even need a live centre.
    I've used a bit of scrap turned into a dead centre (we don't have a pipe centre).
    Turning and milling worked fine.
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    what is the alarm?

    what is the alarm?
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    Thanks Blue1. That's interesting because it still...

    Thanks Blue1. That's interesting because it still doesn't match what I'm using. #5263 for me, but you suggest #5262 . I had several phone calls with Alan Clinch prior to my original post, and he was...
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    System Variables

    Hi All,
    I have just had my first go at using variables in a Fanuc program.
    The part required me to shift the Z offset for consecutive parts.
    One of the Sys Variables I ended up using left me...
  13. Bummer. If this is a new drill that you haven't...

    Bummer.
    If this is a new drill that you haven't much experience with, I would suggest running it simply as a replacement for your cobalts, using your original process (with correct cutting data for...
  14. You would be surprised what you can get away...

    You would be surprised what you can get away with, speed/feed wise.
    I used to machine cast disc rotors using a 30mm u-drill while turning od (280mm) and facing (280mm-105mm).
    Most attention is...
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    No, but I've noticed on our NZ that rapiding from...

    No, but I've noticed on our NZ that rapiding from Z axis home to either spindle (about 300mm) takes the same time using 100% and 75% override.
    The distance is too short for it's acceleration.
    I...
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    THWACK! That's the sound of all the guys...

    THWACK!

    That's the sound of all the guys involved with CE recoiling in horror.
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    Thanks for response guys, the info gives me some...

    Thanks for response guys,
    the info gives me some specific places to look at now.

    The machine has not been crashed, but was completely rebuilt after going for a swim, so maybe some misalignment...
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    NZ Turret Indexing

    Hi guys,
    When changing over tools on the top turret I've noticed metal particles (like needles and glitter) in the oil that pools within.
    Looking at the mill drive itself appears ok.
    But the track...
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    Our MA400H recently had its flood damaged floppy...

    Our MA400H recently had its flood damaged floppy replaced with the Okuma USB floppy emulator.
    It works fine.
    The system is set up to emulate 100 floppy drives.

    The supplied USB memory was a...
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    why not put an undercut (groove) at the start?...

    why not put an undercut (groove) at the start?
    what is a "one directional" thread anyway?
  21. Thread: Taper macro

    by zooloader
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    you can use a simple subroutine with common...

    you can use a simple subroutine with common variables to step out in dia and length for each revolution...
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    good lateral thinking!

    good lateral thinking!
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    Here's an extract from an Okuma manual. You...

    Here's an extract from an Okuma manual.
    You didn't mention that you had looked through one.
  24. Thread: NZ T2Y2

    by zooloader
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    Just what you use every day. When you partoff,...

    Just what you use every day.

    When you partoff, do you push again to a stop, or is it already at the correct length to start the next part?

    So far all the jobs we've done have been pushed to a...
  25. Thread: NZ T2Y2

    by zooloader
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    You may want to lengthen or shorten the bar...

    You may want to lengthen or shorten the bar length that you load into the barfeeder.
    As mentioned by underthetire, you need to be gripping in the 1st spindle to part-off your last part.
    On next...
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