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  1. Re: How to remove or reduce time of spindle warmup function on Doosan T4000 Vmc

    hy, if 30minutes is for high rpms, close to spindle's upper range, and you rarely reach that area, then you may, not avoid, but reduce warm up time

    on the other side, if you use the machine near...
  2. Thread: FAILURE

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    Re: FAILURE

    hy :) if possible, consider shower coolant, so to keep the cabinet clean; target harmonic covers, sharp corners, those flat zones where chips stick, edge between door and cabinet etc, any location...
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    Re: 2d cad/cam simplification example

    hy :) it may also have sense, like trigonometric or backwards, and also other parameters if it is considered a particular case of an arch, ellipse or whatever



    if i may, this is only for rough...
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    2d cad/cam simplification example

    hello :) a normal cad should allow drawing basic shapes ( 5 of them : points, lines, circles, elipses, beziers ), and formula driven ones ( less used, but still )

    each one of the basic shapes is...
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    Re: code translations available

    hy super :) a simple translator that eats 10 lines and spits also 10 lines, can not handle that; this requires an approch that can translate paragraphs, not only lines

    a cad cam will recreate the...
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    Re: code translations available

    hy :) please, can you develop a bit those MAP/LAP ?

    i agree that g code list increased as configurations & options expanded over time, and also there are different codes for different machines,...
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    Re: code translations available

    yes, to some extent, but not full :) if it would be 100% universal, then it would mean that is possible to create a generic code, compatible across all different cnc brands, and, at this moment, this...
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    hello :) for mills, besides vinp, there is also vipb; so far, i have no specific details on how they are being switched but my guess is that there is a similitude to lathes drop and rapid droop /...
  9. Re: what is NOEX ?

    hello :) this is for those that wish to have a finish touch on their codes

    each block is being processed through 2 filters : [ logic/user task ] and [ machine command ] ( g/m code, system...
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    code translations available

    hello :) there are these common scenarions :
    ... few persons try and succeede in editing a cam post, and cnc parameters, at least those that target cycles, but such a road can take years
    ... some...
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    sometimes, it does not matter how many variants you test; what matters is the arhitecture; thus it may be possible that, untill a certain point, all testing is nothing but a wild shot :)

    on mills...
  12. Re: please, what is the purpose of dry run without machine lock ?

    hello again mr wizard :) please, what is restart e ?
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    hello mr wizard :) please, if i change vinp on :
    ... lathe, has no effect, unless g65 is used
    ... mill has immediat effect, even if i dont use g61

    maybe at power on, lathe is g64(off), and mill...
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    G95 S1000 F50 may be too much for vinp testing; that is close to rapid speed, and it may be possible that you are not even getting close to that feed during cutting

    try this toolpath in xy plane :...
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    pls share your test program
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    hy, something is fishy, because 0.015 should work much faster than 0.005

    0.005 - duration 1
    0.015 - duration 2
    0.150 - duration 3

    in reality, duration 3 < duration 2 < duration 1, while, in...
  17. Re: ----- Hole Patterns in Slope Mode -----

    hy corey :) i can't check your code, since i don't know multus

    if your code works, then i guess is ok; maybe try to ask for a code sample from your okuma dealer ?

    if you wish, i can deliver you...
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    hello again superman :) you are correct about those g codes

    please, there is something that i don't understand; if i change vinp on a :
    ... lathe, nothing will happen, unless i use g65
    ... mill,...
  19. Re: please, what is the purpose of dry run without machine lock ?

    hy superman :) yup, good idea to restart at a non-existing N

    i have a lot of wrong restarts, but it never kicked me to use that as a proof method :)
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    most toolpaths are a row of geometrical entities : lines & arches; let's simplify and consider that there are only lines; now, let's simplify even more, and consider that there are only 2 lines,...
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    Re: Okuma Macro and writing to file

    hy james :) i have seen others asking same question as you, but there was no simple(cost free) answer; you need file asignemnt functions

    okuma machines have built-in functions, that simply...
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    hello again :) using vinp=0 may be dangerious, and may lead to interference ( for example when drilling/tapping multiple holes ); try using 0.013, and if you will ever need to deliver something more...
  23. Re: while/endwhile constructs do longer work

    hy :) what about replacing all your loops with linear code ? maybe i can help you :)
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    Re: Okuma MX45 smal stop

    hy angorgus :) use this at the begining of your program : VINPX=0.0 VINPY=0.0 VINPZ=0.0 (VINPA=0.0)

    if it doesn't work, then try to check your tolerance parameters / kindly :)

    ps : hy bunny
  25. please, what is the purpose of dry run without machine lock ?

    hello :) please, what is the purpose of dry run without machine lock ( lathe ) ?

    about mills, i was told that there is something possible, like starting a program in dry-run while having z axis...
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    Re: Need help with softjaw design

    yes, or instead of a ball, you could simply cut a few threads, and use screws with kind of hemispherical heads

    if you use a ball instead of a cilinder, then you will increase grip

    if you tilt...
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    Re: Need help with softjaw design

    check attached :)
  28. Re: Fanuc 0/31 mill - interpolation turning

    in the end is all about if your machine can do it :)

    i would :
    g00 x0 y0
    spindle phase 0
    g01 x123 y15? f g94 spindle phase 350; use such a feed, that this block executes in 10 seconds, etc,...
  29. Re: Fanuc 0/31 mill - interpolation turning

    hy gunda :) that is similar to okuma turn cut function, cam turning, and other less common cases, like non round motion, or <>360*, thus there are special toolpaths that are generated by pairing a...
  30. Re: Help with 1/4 npt G71 on Okuma Lathe

    yes, sometimes may be just a little thing

    i forgot to tell you, on small id threads, thus when there are small inner clearances, insert may recut the thread on it's way out; this is hapening...
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