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  1. Thread: B Axis move

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    Correct.... Mazak doesn't use "THEN"...

    Correct.... Mazak doesn't use "THEN" statements. I've been asking for it for years but has yet to be added...

    There's a few ways about this which also depends on how the part it programmed. ...
  2. Thread: Mazak VMC

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    Well said... :cheers: Not sure how the...

    Well said... :cheers:


    Not sure how the construction is on the Mori you're comparing but I would say if it's a C-frame type, a VCN510 is in this range.
    If it's a dual column type, then a FJV250...
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    No alarms? or messages? Also, double check...

    No alarms? or messages?

    Also, double check your APC maintenance pages to be sure all the correct positions are lit for the changer .... (otherwise, may have to do what the person above...
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    Since you're UK, I'm not sure what's standard or...

    Since you're UK, I'm not sure what's standard or option but there's a couple ways to check....

    Look on your OPTIONS page in the control and see if it's lit up. Should be something like "SYNC MILL...
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    As Al said..... Either that or number all your...

    As Al said.....

    Either that or number all your programs using 8000/9000 numbers and lock out by parameter....
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    Can you post the code you have been trying?

    Can you post the code you have been trying?
  7. What machine is this? The G28 line is suspect...

    What machine is this?

    The G28 line is suspect as you should be in G91 for it...
    G91G28Y0Z0

    I'm guessing you're on a vertical here? Odds are, the home position for ATC is actually G30.

    Is...
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    Have you tried using G8 or G5 instead? Also,...

    Have you tried using G8 or G5 instead?

    Also, having the servos tuned will go a long way to fixing your issues. A .020 tall cusp for that program is a mile off IMO...
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    gotta be clear Ford.... ;) .... you're going...

    gotta be clear Ford.... ;) .... you're going back a few generations of controls there....


    can't speak for T2, 32 or Plus .... Too many years ago and I can't remember....

    However on M32...
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    You have other commands running as well? ...

    You have other commands running as well?

    there's a parameter that controls how the machine views motion in G43.4.... you can alter between Type I and Type II depending on settings. This may be...
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    I'm not sure what "Ford" is getting at here...

    I'm not sure what "Ford" is getting at here but....

    Mazak running EIA has no issues with macros as it is done all over the world.

    Curious about what you mean by "control adds zeroes...." ...
  12. If it's a LARGE tool but still within the usable...

    If it's a LARGE tool but still within the usable range of the magazine, as long as you describe the tool as LARGE on Tool Data you will be fine. Just make sure when you set up the LARGE tool, you...
  13. Hit a wall??? If you're using a tool diameter...

    Hit a wall??? If you're using a tool diameter that is even bigger than the magazine can hold, you don't have much choice here on a chain style mag since it goes all around.
    Is is a wall you can...
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    The older lasers I would agree.... There were...

    The older lasers I would agree.... There were much better builders out there. I recall the head burning up frequently on them and even to a point where many shops had the machines returned,...
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    Yes... as mentioned any shape can be programmed...

    Yes... as mentioned any shape can be programmed using G12.1. Not just on lathes but some mills and certainly for Multi-task machines (mill/turn centers or turn/mill centers).

    Stevo's thread "G3...
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    If you have V9 it came with it.... look in the...

    If you have V9 it came with it.... look in the post folder. There's probably 25 - 30 different posts in there for different controls....
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    Stevo, The numbers I gave are going to be a...

    Stevo,

    The numbers I gave are going to be a bit different than what you originally started with. The reason for this is as Kiwi's pictures illustrate, the effect comes from the fact that the...
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    Yes... what Chucker said.... The 'N'...

    Yes... what Chucker said....

    The 'N' doesn't belong in the GOTO statement. Take it out....

    GOTO will automatically scan for the "N" number you designate. So, GOTO135 will look for N135
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    OEE software does cost money... really good ones...

    OEE software does cost money... really good ones cost more. You can get DEMO versions or even speak with some DNC companies to set up a test machine and you will see how powerful and/or useful for...
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    LOL..... I imagine with part due dates and what...

    LOL..... I imagine with part due dates and what not, that brick wall just may come up pretty quick! Longhand will get the job done, no doubt.
    The absolute code for Polar works as I did run it...
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    which is my thought.... So, 1033 probably...

    which is my thought....

    So, 1033 probably needs to be a 3. 1032 seems to be a toss up between 1 or 3 ...
    OR maybe.... a 2 then a 3.... or .....

    LOL... Well, there's 3 to choose...
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    Actually... what Angel is stating about...

    Actually... what Angel is stating about parameters for axis swapping makes sense. Cylindrical and Polar use the same basic platform in dealing with linear/rotation swaps.
    This may explain why B...
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    OK so .... Here's the way I read this..... ...

    OK so .... Here's the way I read this.....


    This makes sense because the machine isn't where it's supposed to be to begin the arc anyway....



    Your display might show the machine moved .5...
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    I figured the incremental program wouldn't know...

    I figured the incremental program wouldn't know what to do. I was taking some guesses there and being that it's a loop program, I wasn't confident that the machine was going to like that.

    As for...
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    There's a few ways to do this.... First, save a...

    There's a few ways to do this.... First, save a copy of your post now before doing any editing to protect your current version.


    I see you have a statement (17) created but you won't need this. ...
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