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  1. Haas lathes without a C-axis/live tooling don't have a spindle brake M14/M15. M19 can still be used to orient the spindle and broach a single keyway on a Haas lathe. The M19 option just refers to being able to orient with a P or R address. If you have a newer NGC control and relatively updated software you can use G156. https://www.haascnc.com/service/codes-settings.type=gcode.machine=lathe.value=G156.html
  2. O9995 is Haas' master macro that populates/jumps to Renishaw's inspection plus macros. I only use this format when outputting from Haas' GUI for setup. Which the control does automatically into MDI. Anytime I add probing to a program I always use Renishaw's inspection plus macros. As you can add protected moves for clearances, link multiple measurement cycles, and not have the probe turn on/off for every measurement cycle. The A variable selects the measurement cycle from Haas' macro to Inspection Plus.
  3. If you need to probe a pocket, you feed to the desired depth with your protected move and remove the Z depth call in the measurement cycle. Otherwise it will treat it as a web.
  4. I was wondering if the Chinese ones were any good, I have seen them on Alibaba and the like. I will order 3 or 4. Thanks for the feedback! My issue is we are laser welding on our Hybrid systems. And I would rather not get a 1000 dollar vise up to 400 degrees.
  5. Trust me I am far from a Autodesk fan, but Fusion's alignment probing routines and ability to adjust the nc code to that alignment is awesome. Probing with skip signals for 3d probing is typically all I ever use Fusion for, unless a contract forces me to make a part in Fusion. Hour and a half mark talks about alignment. Granted this is for a Haas, but really any control with DPRNT capability could make it work with minor tweaks to the inspection post.
  6. I really like the YG-1 Alu-Power endmills for Aluminum. I always say if you have chatter issues with them....you are doing something seriously wrong. For extrusion work you may need to play around with conventional milling areas that are weak, so they don't grab on you.
  7. Below is for a Haas, you will want to use the inspection plus macros and not use the Haas GUI You can find the inspection plus manual here: https://service.haascnc.com/sites/default/files/Locked/2/Renishaw_Programming_Manual_H_2000_6222_0A_B.PDF M06 T24 (PROBE) G00 G90 G154 P1 X0. Y0. G43 H24 Z3. G65 P9832 (TURN ON PROBE) G65 P9810 Z0.2 F100. (PROTECTED MOVE) G65 P9810 Z-0.5 F100. (PROTECTED MOVE) (S1=G54,S2=G55....G154P10=S154.10) G65 P9814 D1.75 S154.01 (BORE CENTER FIND) G65 P9810 Z0.2 (PROTECTED MOVE) G65 P9833 (TURN OFF PROBE) G00 G53 Z0. (T10) (START MACHINING)
  8. A 95 Haas will accept pretty much any file extension. I have Gotek usb emulators in all my old Haas crt machines. Usually I dont even use a file extension. Simply the program number as it is three less characters (.nc) that you have to type in when loading. Real floppy or not it doesn't matter.
  9. Leave the floors heavy, plate it, ramp into the material past the plating. That way you are sidemilling the plating off. Come back in with a second tool to finish the floor and finish the "pocket" walls. Never done it with Nickel and Aluminum. But done alot of Silver/Aluminum and Nickel/Steel combinations without having the plating chip
  10. Black background. Lime Green wireframe. Solids/surfaces whatever color I am feel looking at that given day.
  11. Moving? ....moved. Can't buy a new seat with a perpetual license.
  12. I will be very interesting to see if they make a 2022 plugin. I loved the product but can't see it living long term as a standalone. Death by Subscription!
  13. wrong probe channel? should be the same though. Different MTB between what it is on vs where its going?
  14. If you are using Mastercam to program DED, FDM, and other extrusion additive or hybrid machines. You should be using the Aplus Plugin. Very easy to do what you are after with Aplus.
  15. The problem is the inherent increased linear error as you move further from COR, due to the rotary error. Having the ball mounted as close to COR as possible you reduce this error. However, that being said nothing wrong with doing a sanity check at different locations to double check. I normally run AxiSet around each rotary axis around 10 times at one fixed location, depending how bad it was first off. At least every 45 degrees for each hit, as you can see outliers in the plot. For most machines I can easily get it sub .0005" total error. But it depends on the overall accuracy of the machine. Running AxiSet a bunch of times really allows you to find tune your COR values and to make sure it is repeatable.

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