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    More Fusion Changes

    Looks like more fusion packaging changes are coming. Updates to the Fusion 360 Manufacture Workspace and the Machining Extension | Fusion 360 | Autodesk Knowledge Network
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    OT : CRF250R Backfire

    Hello, I know this is WAY OT. Does anyone know of a good resourse or forum that could help me diagnose a backfire on a CRF250R? I tried the thumper talk forum but never got a response. This is a backfire under load or acceleration NOT deceleration. It works fine at idling along. Once you...
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    Changing lathe chucks

    I have a HAAS SL30 with a 12" Samchully hydraulic chuck. I want to change it over to a 4 jaw. We mainly manufacture split parts and must center the split line in the chuck before turning. The back of the Samchully chuck does not have an A2-6 taper. It has a flat back and uses an adapter...
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    G68 Rotation

    When using a G68 to rotate the coordinate system do I need to cancel it before changing work planes (G17,G18,G19)? I assumed I need to call out the work plane before the rotation command so we know what axis to rotate around but then once the rotation is set I could call up other work planes...
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    Lincoln 256 Error / Circuit Board

    Hello, I have a Lincoln 256. I run it on 208 single phase. I have had it for about 3 years. We use it very rarely, as in still on original spool of wire. We have 3 phase a the shop and have had several issues this summer with dropping a single phase of power. I am not sure if this is what...
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    Camplete Sold!!

    Autodesk Acquires CAMplete, Adding to Advanced Manufacturing Portfolio - Advanced Manufacturing I feel for any existing camplete customers.
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    DOOSAN DNM5700 Probing

    I have a round part held in a 3 jaw vise on a mill. I would like to probe and rest center at the start of each part cycle. Our cam software can easily handle the correct probe cycle but I am curious if there are parameters or some where I can look to see the difference between each part...
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    New Lathe consideratins

    I am starting to look for a lathe to replace my HAAS 2008 SL30. I currently have a price from HAAS for an ST35 and Doosan for a GT3100. I wanted to get a quote from DMG MORI on a CLX450 or CLX550 but never heard back from them. I have a call into Mazak on a QT250 - QT350 I am also waiting on...
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    G92 vs G54 on a Wire

    Why do people seem to prefer G92 programming vs G54 on wire edm? Or maybe they don't. The tech that installed ours used and and a couple of local shop do as well. We purchased bobcad wire software and they default to G92 as well.
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    BobCAD Wire

    anyone know is there is a setting to change between posting subroutines in bobcad V32 wire software? We are looking to stop using the G22 HXX commands.
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    Wire EDM Software??

    I recentely purchased an MV1200 mits wire edm. It has a 2D cam software in the control. do most people program at the machine for wire or use cam software? what software would you recommend? I would be looking for the budget friendly software :) I was considering smartCAM since I already...
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    Installation wiring for Mits 1200

    I was wondering if someone could share how the wired the power supply on a their Wire EDM. The mits 1200 we bought has a power supply on wheels so it can be moved out of the way. They said it would run on a 50amp circut. I have a 50amp breaker and some #8THHN I was planning to use. THHN is...
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    MV1200 Mits

    Anyone have some experience with the MV1200 S from Mitsubishi? Are the liner shaft motors all they claim to be? Maintenance issues? F800 touch screen control? Remote360 monitoring software? I am looking into purchasing our first wire machine and have been looking at Makino and Mits
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    Anyone willing to help walk me thru a turret alignment/check

    I have a 2008 Haas SL30. I am the original owner. A couple of months ago I had a part come out from not enough clamping force. It wedged between the turret and chuck. I did move the wedge on the machine. I had HAAS come and do an alignment. It still seems as though something is not quit...
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    Fusion360 Extensions

    Sounds like some of the new toolpaths in Fusion will be thru paid extensions. I am maybe reading between the lines here in the post. Inventor CAM 2020 instead of Inventor HSM 2020 (Namechange) - Autodesk Community
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    SolidWorks CAM Standard

    Now that it has been out for a couple years does anyone care to share their opinoin on the Solidworks cam standard that comes with all installs? I just got a quote to update SW and get current and was curious what others are thinking. I do a lot of simple milling. Drill, profile, slot...
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    Fusion eliminates tiers

    So instead of raising the price they removed all tiers standard/ultimate and one product for $495/year ANNOUNCEMENT - Fusion 36 tier consolidation, what does it mean? - Autodesk Community
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    Flourosint 500 Supplier

    Does anyone know of a good source for Flourosint 500?
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    OT: 1018/1026 Stress Relief Procedure

    Does anyone know the procedure for stress relief or 1018/1026 steel? The best I have found indicated between 500C-700C. I have heard a rule of thumb that it should soak 1hour for every inch of part thickenss. I am not sure how accurate that is and if there is a ramp up and ramp down...
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    OT: Chick OneLok jaw interface - Patented??

    I have been trying to search and find out if the chick onelok jaw interface is patented. I can't find any info saying it is patented. Does anyone know if it is? I have a couple of ideas of some things I would like to build for it and don't want to violate any patents or get them made and find...