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View Poll Results: Who works in manufacturing, machinist or programer, both

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  • I do it all, program, setup and run a CNC machine daily.

    938 66.48%
  • I setup & run a machine, but I dont do much/any programming.

    95 6.73%
  • All I do is program CNC machines.

    147 10.42%
  • Im into CNC as hobby right now. It is not how I earn a living.

    259 18.36%
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  1. #181

    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    I setup & run a machine, but I dont do much/any programming.

  2. #182
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    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    I have been a machinist for 22 years, now moved into programming with smart cam for two years

  3. #183
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    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    I do it all, programming is my favorite but i also do my own setups and running the machine.

  4. #184
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    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    I love custom CAMs, like a spindle commander, AutoCAM bores me, though im still on my second year of experience now on CNC`s but I can safely say on any CNC job you throw at me I can make it for you, it does`nt matter anymore if it`s stainless steel to wood, anyone noticed on china carbide bits are harder than US made carbide bits? last time I used US made carbide bits I resharpen every three days but now on the cheap china carbide bits I resharpen every two weeks? anyone noticed it?

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    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    I am impressed by the German tooling, Guhring in specific.

  6. #186

    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    I want to go back to sweeping chips next, but I can't pay my bills that way anymore.

  7. #187
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    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    I do it all daily. I started machining in the early 90's, took a break while getting an engineering degree, and am happy to be back at it.

  8. #188
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    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    I started using a small lathe (Unimat) when I was about nine years old. I bought a HF 8x12 Lathe in 2005 then a Sieg X3 mill in 2010. Converted the mill to CNC this year. I am a programmer by profession but not the CNC kind.

  9. #189

    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    Youngquist Brothers inc. in Ft Myers, FL is seeking an experienced machinist. Experience programming CNC lathes and mills a must. Experience operating manual lathes, mills, and drill presses also required. A candidate can expect to work on various short run projects.

    Our current machine selection consists of:

    Okuma Captain L370MW CNC lathe with OSP-P100 control with bar feeder
    Okuma LH55-N CNC lathe with OSP-E100L control
    Okuma OSP700L CNC lathe
    Mazak vertical traveling column mill VTC-20B with Mazatrol M plus control
    Kuraki KV-2000 CNC vertical machining center mill with a Fanuc series 16-M controller
    Work schedule is Monday-Friday, 7am-4pm with an hour for lunch.
    Health, dental, vision, and life insurance is offered after 90 days.
    Job Type: Full-time
    contact Mike Curry 239-489-4444 x212

  10. #190

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    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    CNC Fanuc machine- accidently I locked in the T handle L ratchet inside the cnc spindle when I was changing jaws. how to unlock the jaw so I can release the T handle L ratchet from spindle head?

  11. #191

    Re: Who works in manufacturing. programming or machining

    We do program, repairing and even retrofit an old machine, change the whole CNC control, AC servo motors and drivers, spindle motor and driver, etc.
    http://cncmakers.com/cnc/controllers/CNC_Controller_System/CNC_Retrofit_Package.html

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