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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 ......
  8. 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
  12. 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...
  13. 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 )
  14. 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
  15. Re: 0iMB sent program is concatenated/cut short - no error, not memory full

    quickest check is to query any characters that appear in the program .... but are not available on the control's keyboard
    ie @ # ' " : ° etc

    delete a suspect character then resend ... this will...
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    Re: Fanuc OM Series

    On our OM controls on our Hardinges ...
    one of them needs M6 before the T code.
    so try M6 Tx;
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    A google shows this machine is a 5 axis..... yes...

    A google shows this machine is a 5 axis..... yes ?
    it would need a custom post to suit that control & that machine

    A fanuc 5-axis post from another machine may not run your machine correctly.
  18. Re: Internal Threading program help!! how to work out the P value

    P for inch programming is 1 micro inch ie P0001
    your P026 = 0.0026"
    try P0260
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    Re: Okuma LB15 z position problem

    Is the front of the part still at the origin ?
    Has it been pushed back in the chuck by the cutting actin, or tailstock ?
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    Re: HMC Program Trouble with G03

    Your error could be that both I & K need to be stated on all arcs

    N103 would also error as it would use the K-42. value from line N101

    Suggest that all arcs have both addresses stated, and they...
  21. A word of advice.... a Udrill does not create a...

    A word of advice.... a Udrill does not create a flat base... some tips are square, some have a curved long edge... but the tip is rotated so the tip radius is what cuts the outer diameter. It can...
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    Re: unrolling a circle

    It's a bit more awkward than that
    .... if rolling or bumping a sheet, the OD stretches & ID compresses...
    roughly speaking, the mean sheet thickness is calculated for the bend

    ... so ... 9.75 x...
  23. Thread: Arc confusion

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    Re: Arc confusion

    Mills use G17 for standard arcs where the centre point is on the same plane as each point on the arc...
    so G17 XY & IJ
    G18 XZ & IK
    the 3rd axis is sometimes used for creating a helical move

    so...
  24. Re: What top wrench do you guys use for ER25 spindles?

    Design one that you can use away from the machine similar to LINK

    If you have MT3 tools like this
    .... then maybe a hole with 2 flats to stop rotation would work
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    I assume the machine is a mill... ... small...

    I assume the machine is a mill...
    ... small linear moves are what is creating the stutter ( executing the moves faster than what the program can be read... a standard issue ) (Adjusting or turning...
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