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  2. Greg Williams

    tool axis limits on 5 axis programs

    Got a sample file? Your question will be easier to answer
  3. Matthew Hajicek - Conventus

    Windows 11

    I imagine there would be a noticeable performance hit.
  4. Yesterday
  5. rchipper

    C-Y axis milling cutter compensation help

    Thanks. That is common practice where I'm at. Good info.
  6. crazy^millman

    Haas lathe simulation environment CAD files

    We are on the same page and exactly what I was thinking when you posted that up. Might need to reach out to MCAMNW and see if you can help move this along.
  7. Jayson Kramer-CNC Software

    Haas lathe simulation environment CAD files

    Ron, this the machine model in our Machine environment. I thought this what he wanted. and we all ready have this built. this is the Haas ST-10 Y_C_Hybrid .Machine If this helps.
  8. Need help to understand how to use the tool axis limits on 5 axis programs. Tried to figure the logic on keeping my C axis constrained to 0-180 degrees and at the same time limit A axis to 0-90 degrees. Having limits on the x and y axis does not translate well into rotation limits of two rotating axis. I have managed to control one tool path through trial and error (not a good way to understand the kinematics of the limits) but when programming the very same tool path but mirrored (y axis) I cant seem to archive the same result. The A axis is easy enough to understand and control, but how x and y limits control c axis is the issue. And I have not found a good explanation on how limiting x and y will provide controlling c axis.
  9. crazy^millman

    Creating small boring tools

    Here are some tools I created for a customer. They decided to cheat me out of some pay so you get what they cheated me out of for free. They are divided into two components to use them as 3D lathe tools with no problem in Mastercam. I also added the PDFs they were created from so you have an idea what they were made to represent. Solid Carbide Lathe tools
  10. Stephen

    Haas lathe simulation environment CAD files

    I think I have all the files now. Royal and Benz sent me the files I needed this morning. I will forward all of it to my MC reseller and hopefully that is all they need. Thanks again for all the expert help. Steve
  11. Jespertech

    C-Y axis milling cutter compensation help

    You can try setting your lead in/ lead out to Perpendicular entry with 0 radius. This will prevent it posting the g41 line on an arc move which alarms out my Haas controls.
  12. crazy^millman

    Haas lathe simulation environment CAD files

    Read this: Jay it seems he doesn't have that, but has purchased it. His reseller asked him to get the CAD models for it and what he was requesting here and I had it. What you are showing looks exactly like what I had so then CNC Software does have the model, but the reseller is confused in asking him to get the model CNC software already has?
  13. Tim Johnson

    best end mill for aluminum extrusion

    We run our HSS jobber drills at 350 SFM starting at 1/8", solid carbide drills at 850 SFM starting at 7/32" and 409 SFM starting at No.36 coolant thru drill and up to 590 SFM at 1/2" in aluminum.
  14. Zoffen

    Windows 11

    I have done something like this but have the image on a Windows Deployment Server so I can Install it on any new computer hooked up to the network with network boot.
  15. Jayson Kramer-CNC Software

    Haas lathe simulation environment CAD files

    So you got the machine environment that looks like this as this does not have RT spindle ? and you are just missing some of the components you use in your shop and certain locators correct?
  16. JB7280

    best end mill for aluminum extrusion

    I usually run about 300SFM in aluminum with cobalt screw machine drills.
  17. Seedy steve

    best end mill for aluminum extrusion

    no such luck here. Just the cheap old HSS jobber drills. do u have any idea what kind of cutting speed can I get away with on crap drills? I've been using close to 200 but not over yet...' how much more can she take Captain?' thx S.
  18. Colin Gilchrist

    MPMASTER Based Post - No Rotary Output

    = Equals <= Less than or Equal to >= Greater than or equal to not() < when "0" = true, "any non-zero" = false
  19. Hello, I’m new to mastercam offline programming in my company. I’ve been on the relevant courses and I’m primarily focusing on the turning side of things. We didn’t cover much on the creating tools side of things. I’ve got a job I’m working on at the moment which requires boring an 11mm bore 15mm deep, and then down a 45deg angle to a 2.5mm drilled hole. I can’t get the stp file from the company’s tool I am using, and I cant seem to create anything through mastercams ‘create tool’ section small enough to replicate the tool I’m going to be using. I want to create a 3mm Horn boring bar, just not sure where to start. Thanks in advance for any help/tips!
  20. Bill Keinschmit

    Eltool right angle head

    We are looking at a CAT501M. We will be drilling some .191 holes in some titanium ribs in a part, the ribs are about .18 thick. I'm curious how the head repeats between tool changes or when you take the head out of the machine. Since the dogs in the spindle are a pretty loose fit to the tool holders, seems like the head would only repeat +/- a few degrees, especially if you remove it manually?
  21. Aaron Eberhard

    best end mill for aluminum extrusion

    In general, I'm a big fan of YG-1. They always seem to come out as a great choice when you're comparing the cost/life/material removal/availability matrix. I love their dream drills, though often I've find that Kennametal is just as good and a bit cheaper & more available from the local tool suppliers that I try to deal with, at least here on the East Coast. But as always, you can choose to dance the "I have no idea what I'm actually going to pay from MSC until I order it" purchasing dance...
  22. crazy^millman

    Windows 11

    My sense of humor.
  23. Tim Johnson

    MPMASTER Based Post - No Rotary Output

    Are you running multiple machines in this post? If so machine 8 is included in the A axis output.
  24. JB7280

    best end mill for aluminum extrusion

    I just processed a VERY big aluminum job with tons of holes of varying sizes. Because of the scope of the job, I wanted a drill intended for aluminum. I used YG-1's Dream Drill Alu for everything I could, and they worked great. They've got a DLC coating on them, nothing builds up and I'm absolutely flying through the holes. And they're much cheaper than the mitsu drills we tend to use a lot of.
  25. byte

    Windows 11

    Haha Newbeeee is that you?
  26. crazy^millman

    Windows 11

    Exactly when you got the NSA funding your Software you can do whatever you want. Off Topic Alert Hammer might be coming down any second for going OT.
  27. IbanezTim

    Windows 11

    You can turn off a lot of the telemetry from Win10 in the privacy tab of settings and it does turn off. However there is still a lot of hidden telemetry....
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