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by ImagineDragons
Mon May 30, 2016 1:12 pm
Forum: CNC laser, plasma, and lathes
Topic: X4 from Robotcutters
Replies: 16
Views: 3189

Re: X4 from Robotcutters

You are forgetting something important. What are you intending to do with the CNC?
by ImagineDragons
Mon May 30, 2016 1:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why can’t the first move clear material?
Replies: 10
Views: 2222

Re: Why can’t the first move clear material?

Wembley wrote:The problem could be with solidcam and not mach 3. All mach 3 does is follow instructions from solidcam. Its solidcam’s responsibility to lift the tool.
So what is the remedy to this issue?
by ImagineDragons
Mon May 30, 2016 12:51 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why can’t the first move clear material?
Replies: 10
Views: 2222

Re: Why can’t the first move clear material?

Why should I do that?
by ImagineDragons
Mon May 30, 2016 12:36 pm
Forum: Imported CNC routers and engravers
Topic: Best Lathe Indexing Tools
Replies: 13
Views: 1429

Re: Best Lathe Indexing Tools

I have some boring bars so these are external tools. All are HSS if not some minute home-made from hardened silver still for tiny holes. I am yet to have carbide insert versions for this. I don’t need it that much. The new lathe came along my biggest boring bar. This bar is something like 1 inch dia...
by ImagineDragons
Mon May 30, 2016 4:21 am
Forum: Artistic applications for CNC
Topic: Best Art
Replies: 9
Views: 3174

Re: Best Art

Nothing thrills me like this one
by ImagineDragons
Sat May 28, 2016 7:26 am
Forum: Imported CNC routers and engravers
Topic: Best Lathe Indexing Tools
Replies: 13
Views: 1429

Re: Best Lathe Indexing Tools

What you want to do is actually what counts. This is not what I am recommending, but as it happens, I have simply stated the following. Just a background (my contribution may or may not be reliable). I have been a model engineer (well, this is important as people from and industrial backgrounds usua...
by ImagineDragons
Sat May 28, 2016 7:24 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why can’t the first move clear material?
Replies: 10
Views: 2222

Re: Why can’t the first move clear material?

I use mach 3. It actually says that “safe Z is not set” How do I set that?
by ImagineDragons
Sat May 28, 2016 7:15 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Why can’t the first move clear material?
Replies: 10
Views: 2222

Why can’t the first move clear material?

I usually make mistakes and later correct them myself when I realize it. But I can’t get past this. I set the tool and load the g code. The tool tip on the material is at zero. Instead of lifting and clearing material when I start, it moves directly to first pos. What could I be missing?
by ImagineDragons
Fri Aug 28, 2015 7:22 pm
Forum: Milling, tooling and engraving advice
Topic: The sytem for fogless mister (milling cooling system)
Replies: 2
Views: 748

Re: The sytem for fogless mister (milling cooling system)

Forgive me, but at the risk of looking dumb, I will go ahead and ask - what on earth is a fogless mister? :cry: :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :arrow: :?: :?: :?:

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