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    SINNUMERIK 308D Advanced help

    Hi Luke, just saw this... it is SUNRISE and you could access
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    Siemens 808D Control help needed with Lubricant Low setting

    We have a small lab mill with a Sinnumerik 808D advanced controller. The machine had a hand lubricator which we replaced with an electrical one. The one we have will pulse occasionally by a setting. However we wish to connect the Lubricant low switch to the control. We found the right...
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    SINNUMERIK 308D Advanced help

    I seem to have done the biggest mistake in my life by buying a machine with a Siemens Control. I have always had Heidenahin and Fanuc controls in my entire working experience spanning over 40 years. I have bought a lab mill with this control and I wish to get to know how this machine handles...
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    BRIDGEPORT BOSCH DRIVE CARD 050881-408401- Need Help

    Have a bridgeport interact VMC with Bosch drives and Z axis turned up a fault on switching on the next day. Apparently the machine had two power transistors faulty and changed, however it is still bringing up fault after some time working. Power off and power on goes and comes back. Anybody...
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    SIEMENS SPINDLE MOTOR encoder

    Have a vertical machining center with a 1KW Spindle motor 1PH6135-4NF49-Z This motor ahs a RON 350- 2048 encoder fitted. Motor is damaged and need to replace and found an identical motor with same part number. However this has another type of encoder. ERN1387-2048 although the motor has the...
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    Fanuc OT on Gildemeister CTX 200 machine Overlimit alarms with Axis not over the limit.

    This morning, our CTX200 CNC lathe presented this problem. When referencing the X Axis, the machine gave a 510 Alarm Overtravel +X which was very far away from the X overtravel. Then I powered off and powered on the machine while pressing OPR button + Can. I tried to reference X. It moved...
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    BRIDGEPORT VMC1000/30 Tools ROTATING ARM TOOL-CHANGER PROBLEM

    Well, for those who wrote a possible solution, I will explain. After taking apart and renew the Springs in the Pull stud mechanism, taking off the Plunger piston and renewing the seals and another valve which operates the piston, changed the card, renewed the switches.. nothing was solved. I...
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    BRIDGEPORT VMC1000/30 Tools ROTATING ARM TOOL-CHANGER PROBLEM

    It`s a TNC407 control. I have noticed that the LED`s and Relays on the Type D relay board are not giving the correct signals. The Relays 9CR (tool Down) and 10CR (tool up) are not functioning. I have taken a similar pCB from another machine and it confirmed that the board on the machine is...
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    BRIDGEPORT VMC1000/30 Tools ROTATING ARM TOOL-CHANGER PROBLEM

    Is there a way to access the PLC????
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    BRIDGEPORT VMC1000/30 Tools ROTATING ARM TOOL-CHANGER PROBLEM

    This machine started to give up this problem. When machine changes the tool, the tool arm will stop half way with the error TOOL NOT UNCLAMPED. air keeps blowing.. then if you press CE and start button, it would proceed with the tool change and proceed with the program. This would happen with...
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    Best way to slice large diameter derlin

    Many thanks guys! I had in mind to get a new band-saw blade with large pitch and wide offset teeth for clearing. I iwll give this a try as this will recoup the expenses in no time definitely....
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    Best way to slice large diameter derlin

    We are currently buying pre-cut POM round bar from 200mm to 120mm Diameter in slices of 18 or 30mm. We are being overcharged in weight plus the cutting charge. We do have a mechanical band saw which can handle as large as 300mm in our shop but I know cutting Derlin can be tricky as the blade...
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    Haidenhain X Motor overheat-Bridgeport VMC760/TNC2500

    Switched on a Bridgeport VMC760/ TNC 2500B control and a few seconds later I got X motor overheat. I did not even switch on the machine! It ran for the past 6 months every day with no issue and got this when it was restarted. The error comes with the motor cold. I have come across someone...
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    GILDEMEISTER CTX 400 x 18T Fanuc Control SPINDLE PARAMETERS

    Have a Gildemeister CTX 400F machine x 2 axis and lost all the parameters in the machine. I managed to put them all in, however the spindle turns and stops immediately. I need the spindle parameters or if anybody has a similar machine and could give me a copy I would be most obliged. I do not...
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    GILDEMEISTER CTX 400 x 18T Fanuc Control SPINDLE PARAMETERS

    Anybody has a CTX400F machine who can send me the machine parameters? lost all the machine parameters and managed to put everything back except the spindle`s parameters. It just runs slowly for a few seconds and stops. The spindle motor and possibly that of the sensor parameters are not...
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    Help- fanuc 18t contol lost parameters

    We have a Gildemeister CTX 400F with a Fanuc 18T Control. The Machine came up with a lot of errors one morning as if the Battery got flat but apparently the Battery reads the correct Voltage. Anyway we input all the parameters which were eventually downloaded one time from the machine by an...
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    GILDEMEISTER CTX 400 x 18T Fanuc Control

    Anybody knows where the backup batteries in this machine are located? I found the NC battery but usually there are 3 batteries... The only battery I found is the NC Battery. Thanks in advance for any help.
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    Spindle drive fault- at start up- siemens- bridgeport vmc1000

    Thanks for your reply. The machine encoder is not driven by belt. The encoder is screwed to the motor and driven directly. Some years ago, we had the same issue and we could not work and we dismantled the encoder and found out that water was finding itself in the chamber into the encoder...
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    Spindle drive fault- at start up- siemens- bridgeport vmc1000

    We have a Bridgeport VMC1000. The machine has Siemens drives and Haidenhain controls. This machine brings up a spindle drive fault when doing the first spindle orientation when switching on the machine. We usually give the spindle a spin by hand and command M3 or M4 and usually it will spin...
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    Material bending 6082T6- ADVISE FOR STRESS RELIEVING NEEDED

    We are machining aluminium plates about 100mm x 600mm x 4mm thick which we affix to a jhttp://www.practicalmachinist.com/vb/images/attach/jpg.gifig and are machining off 0.5 mm from one side with a face mill. The material is previousy cut with a Guilliotine and we believe that this is leading to...
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