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  1. Mig, If the machine was running and now it isnt...this is what I was assuming. Then I'd be looking into something tripping the limit i.e. chips, gunk etc. Another possible, is the soft limit was adjusted outside the stroke end limit.
  2. Is there more to that alarm? usually Okuma will have some values pointing to XYZ. You could also check I/O to see what may be happening. And then look at basics, like chips or crud causing the trip...seen this one before.
  3. Hi Everyone, Starting my new job here and programming up a few NTX3000 mill-turns. Does anyone with a NTX3000 post directly from Mastercam and run?(without major editing) Would someone (or many) be willing to share a posted program with me? I'm looking for the G-code to Turn, drill/mill OD and face on both Main and sub spindles. The actual programming part I'm completely fine, its the G/M-code and order that I'm having problems with. We are working with our reseller, who is supporting us and doing an excellent job at it! I just want to get the end result program working exactly they way we want it and then go back to our reseller and have our post modified to output code more efficiently. My current problem is I don't know exactly what I want to be able to direct the post modification. Thank you in advance.

    Loop count

    May depend on the machine. But M98 P1234 L10 will run program O1234 10 times. try it in dry run 1st.

    Aermet 100

    Its not that hard to machine. I used 1.5% of the tool dia. in total chip load...so a 1/2 mill(6 flute) would be .0075 per rev or .0012 per tooth. Try for max depth of cut and limit radial doc so as not to break the tool. The material will wear notch at your depth of cut. Use tooling designed for Stainless and High temp alloys. Feed mills are real good here. If you'll have long cut times, create transition points and add a M00 to look at the tool for wear. Or Have rough, semi fin and fin mills.

    Okuma MA600 conveyor(s)

    yep...contacted them 1st. They are checking their contacts. But we want to move this soon - without bidding/viewing etc. Its brand new - has never been connected. So we want a cash offer(unless we know buyer), buyer to arrange all shipping if needed. We will load on truck for buyer.

    Okuma MA600 conveyor(s)

    Guys...1st I hope this is allowed, didn't see anything in guidelines. I have 2 brand new Okuma MA600 machines...I don't need the chip conveyors. I actually have two huge dust collectors sitting where the conveyor goes. So with that I'll let the conveyors go for a song...no joke, we need the space. message me if you are interested.

    Okuma spindle ramp-up time speed up?

    Same thought here...depending on TPI the spindle/feed is at the max accel/decal rate for the machine.

    Spindle Speeders

    Just gonna leave this here...I happen to have a 40,000 precise spindle, complete with aux chiller and mounting brackets. Hardly used! I bought it for a custom job & its complete. Was supposed to go with my machine/shop when I sold. The buyer didn't want it. Anyone interested? PM me so we don't hijack the current thread unless its the OP.
  10. T_MALENA

    Renishaw TS34

    High speed machining and spindle probe/tool probe package. Currently I run Renishaw TS27, OMP40, OLP40 & OTS. I believe the TS34 is for Horiz mills and the OTS/TS27 is avert application. Ive used contact probes & Laser measurement before. I'm a little more biased to the contact ones. - but just an opinion. ghuns When will your MA-600 arrive? I have two MA-600's coming towards the end of the year. Both will be loaded with Renishaw.
  11. a rotary union is what I used. instead of air pressure I plumbed all my vacuum lines through this...I did do some concepts with a shutoff valve on the vac table. It all worked as long as I NEVER had a vac leak. once a leak started vacuum was quickly lost. FYI A vacuum pump will constantly draw @29. A small pump or a large pump can only draw about 29. The small pump may only flow 2cfm & the larger ones 220cfm +. So a large pump will be able to handle a leak 10x larger than a small pump and not drop your part...more or less.
  12. T_MALENA

    Okuma .lib Autoload files

    short of sharing your machine online I would suggest your machine tool supplier or Okuma help line. I believe Hartwig is in your area. Jay is pretty good. I think he was a apps guy from Okuma. And when you solve this one please post the fix...I'm interested.
  13. T_MALENA

    Okuma .lib Autoload files

    I was thinking the same about the OCHG called in there more than once. or could you have it aliased twice? If not did you try to unregister/reregister the .lib files.
  14. T_MALENA

    Renishaw OTS Tool Setter Error.

    Get the manual out. And try pulling the batteries, maybe leave out for a time. put batteries back, when it starts to flash, trigger and hold the probe to get into programming mode - ref the manual here. Then don't touch it, it'll default to time out and off.
  15. T_MALENA

    Inside machine cameras

    GoPro here for the most part. I like that I can position the camera where needed to get a good shot of the cutting action. Another couple applications I have fixed Uniden outdoor cameras. The down side is I have 4 cameras in the machine & at a distance from the cut. So the GoPro gets a better close up video & the fixed cameras don't. But the fixed cameras don't get caught up in the action either...the gopro did - but only once.

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