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Rigid Tapping G84 Canned Cycle

Rigid Tapping G84 Canned Cycle, let’s face it tapping on a CNC Machine can be a “right pain in the arse” as we say in the North of England. But help is at hand. All you need is a bit of knowledge and the right equipment and it’s a dream, an absolute pleasure. What is

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Avoid CNC Crashes Don’t Reinvent the Wheel

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This is an article designed to help you avoid CNC crashes. I listened to a fantastic documentary on Radio 4 the other day about Airline Crashes. The programme explained how the hierarchy (cabin crew, flight crew) caused wrong decisions to be made. In the Kegworth air Crash, cabin crew knew that the pilot had shut

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Haas Spindle Warm Up Macro

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Warm up Programme This Haas Spindle Warm Up Macro is something I created recently for the Macro training course that we offer at the CNC Training Centre. The course covers Macro Programming suitable for Mazak, Haas and Fanuc.   I must admit I often think that where Macro programming is concerned, a little knowledge is

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CNC Programming Safely Using Decimal Point

CNC Programming Safely (Decimal Points) CNC Programming Safely is very important so this post explains about the decimal point. Decimal points who needs em eh. On Fanuc controls and Haas controls depending on how you set a parameter number input can be taken in two ways. X20 is taken as a movement in X of 20mm

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Mazak Spindle Warm Up Macro

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Warm up Programme This Mazak Spindle Warm Up Macro is something I created recently for the Macro training course that we offer at the CNC Training Centre. The course covers Macro Programming suitable for Haas, Mazak and Fanuc. I must admit I often think that with Macro programming a little knowledge is a dangerous thing. On

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Checking CNC Programmes

Checking CNC Programmes (Prove-Out) Without Tears I am always amazed when I watch people Checking CNC Programmes or proving out as it is sometimes known. Even experienced machinists with years of experience often do this completely wrong. It really can be done without crashing the machine. What You MUST NOT DO When Checking CNC Programmes Don’t allow

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CNC Crashes ** Think The Unthinkable

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CNC Crashes ** Think The Unthinkable Every CNC Setter, every CNC Operator, every CNC Programmer they all have a story about their worst CNC Crashes. I’ll tell you about mine in a minute. That’s not what this post is all about. Today I want to give you something to think about next time the unthinkable

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Edgecam Instruction Simulation

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Edgecam Instruction Simulation In Edgecam there are two ways that you can simulate your programmes: Full simulation, this includes machine and fixture as well as tool collision detection. Instruction Simulation, individual or all your instructions can be simulated as you produce them. This article is about Edgecam Instruction simulation. You can simulate the whole sequence

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CNC Macro Programming Course Half Price

CNC Macro Programming Course Half Price

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  CNC Macro Programming Course Half Price Yes we are offering CNC Macro Programming Course Half Price so be quick you only have a few days. Duration:          2 days. Date:                  Call me: David 07834 858 407 Times:               Start 9.00am Finish 4.00pm includes lunch, coffee and

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CNC Lathe Tool Nose Radius Compensation Feature Image

CNC Lathe Tool Nose Radius Compensation

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CNC Lathe Tool Nose Radius Compensation This video “CNC Lathe Tool Nose Radius Compensation” is a follow up from my previous video “Tool Nose Radius Compensation on a CNC lathe”. When you use tool nose radius compensation on a CNC Lathe (that means we are using G41 and G42) you have to tell the machine where

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Heidenhain Programming Examples

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Heidenhain Programming Examples Heidenhain Programming Examples The control has been around for a long time and is fitted on many machines. It has improved with age as more and more useful features get added. This is a control that can be learned quickly and easily. It is a control that can be used on many

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Edgecam Part Modeler Tutorial, Parametric Model

Edgecam Part Modeler Tutorial Imagine you have a family of parts to create models for. The parts are all of a similar shape but the sizes vary in sizes. This Edgecam Part Modeler Tutorial Video explains how to link your model to an XL Spread Sheet. For simplicity I am using a washer but it could be

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Heidenhain Programming

Heidenhain Programming

Heidenhain Programming (Call: 07834 858 407) The Heidenhain control is very easy to learn because it gives the operator prompts right from the outset. Follow these ten easy Heidenhain Programming steps to create your first working CNC programme. (1) Start your Heidenhain Programming.  input a Programme Number when asked. On starting a new programme you are asked if

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Heidenhain Training

Heidenhain Training

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Heidenhain Training CNC Training Centre offers Heidenhain training both on site and offsite. The Heidenhain TNC control has been around since the 1970’s and similar to Mazak it was well ahead of its time. Heidenhain is a lot more friendly to the user than some controls. A lot of controls will allow you to basically

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Haas Programming

Haas Programming Training

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Haas Programming Milling and Turning Call 07834 858 407 Haas Programming, the Haas CNC control is very similar to Fanuc and all other ISO type controls. There are settings that you can alter to change its behavior. This means that you can get it to perform in a similar way to your other controls. It

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Edgecam Support

Edgecam Support From CNC Training Centre

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Edgecam Support The CNC Training Centre is a partner to Edgecam and are always working with the latest features of this innovative software. We can offer either Edgecam support on-site or Edgecam support off- site. Lots of customers buy Edgecam and complete the standard Edgecam training modules. After completing these modules they then find it’s

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Haas Training, Milling, Turning

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Haas Training (Call David 07834 858 407) The CNC Training Centre is a partner to Haas Automation and most of the Haas Turnkey projects in the UK are undertaken in conjunction with the CNC Training Centre. If you require training on or offsite on a Haas machine then contact me on 07834 858 407. Haas

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Training Course Fanuc Haas Macro Programming

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  CNC Macro Programming Training Courses (07834 858 407) (Suitable for Fanuc, Mazak and Haas Macro Programming) Duration:          3 days. Date:                  TBA (Please Call) Times:               Start 9.00am Finish 4.00pm Location:          Hinckley in Leicestershire. Flexibility: Take the Three Days Separately To Suite You (Suitable for Fanuc, Mazak and Haas Macro Programming) You can take the days separately if

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Canned Cycles Using G98 G99

Canned Cycles Using G98 G99

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CNC Canned Cycles Using G98 G99 (07834 858 407) (G Code CNC Programming) CNC Canned Cycles Using G98 G99, a canned cycle is usually one line of code for example to drill a hole. This one line of code tells the machine all it needs to know about drilling my holes.  Depth  Feedrate.  Point to

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CNC Battery Backup

CNC Battery Backup It’s Holiday Time Woopeeee Did you set the burglar alarm? Switched all the lights off? Turned off all the taps? Locked up? Oh just one other thing before you go.   CNC Battery Backup, I had a call from a customer the other day about a mysterious battery warning on the screen

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New CNC Training Classes

New CNC Training Classes and Courses for 2016 Call David 07834 858 407 New CNC Training Classes and Courses, this post is supposed to be about the launch of the new training courses from the CNC Training centre. All offered at nearly half price! CNC Training Courses Basic Turning G Code Programming. CNC Training Courses

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CNC Macro Programming

CNC Macro Programming

CNC Macro Programming an Introduction Call 07834 858 407 CNC Macro programming is sometimes thought of as a bit of a black art in CNC programming.  Macro programming is sometimes known as parametric programming.  It means you are controlling a programme by external parameters. Its Easy In fact the use of macro programming in its

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Edgecam Training

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  Call 07834 858 407 Please contact me if you require: Fanuc training. CNC programming training. Want to Learn CNC programming. Fanuc programming   training. Yasnac programming training. Any type of CNC course. Contact: 07834 858 407

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Fanuc Display – Relative Position

  Fanuc Display (Relative Position) is used only by the operator. Call 07834 858 407 You can reset Fanuc Display (Relative Position) just like you would on a manual machine with a DRO. So use it for setting or even measurements. One thing to remember is it will not retain it’s position when you turn the

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Edgecam Associativity How it Works

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This tutorial is about Edgecam Associativity its not really a tutorial. Call David 07834 858 407 It’s about the concept of Edgecam Associativity in solid modelling. It shows how you can create a model in your solid modelling system which can be transferred straight through to your programming system. Don’t watch the video about Edgecam Associativity yet

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Use What You Have

Use What You Have, New Technology Call 07834 858 407 Use What You Have. About 10 years ago my big gripe with companies when I was looking at increasing productivity and improving production methods, was that there was little investment in new technologies. I think that now things are a bit different, although there is

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Clocking Machine Vice (Never Again)

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  Clocking Machine Vice (A new series of videos designed to help productivity). Call 07834 858 407 This video explains how to set a vice so Clocking Machine Vice is a thing of the past.           As is very often the case we are probably stating the obvious.   You all know

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Order of CNC Code

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CNC Programming Basics: Running Order Call 07834 858 407 The order of your code in one block does not matter from the computer’s point of view (see below). The computer gobbles up a line or block of code and then makes sense of it.

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Copy Paste Fanuc CNC Control

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Copy Paste Fanuc CNC Control, here is a video that shows you how to copy and paste on a Fanuc control. Call 07834 858 407 Copy Paste Fanuc CNC Control, in the video I am using the Fanuc 18i on a big vertical lathe but most Fanuc controls are the same or very similar.  

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G71 and G70 Use to Rough and Finish Turn

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New video about the G71 roughing cycle on a Haas or a Fanuc control, also covers the G70 finishing cycle. Call 07834 858 407                                                        G71 is sometimes known as a canned cycle when in fact it is a multi repetitive cycle. The G70 cycle goes with it and can pick up the same lines

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Partxplore New Addition to Edgecam Toolbox

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Partxplore Edgecam Call 07834 858 407 Partxplore, Edgecam never let me down with their ability to keep improving and advancing their software. Now they added Partxplore to the suite of software. I am going to be using this no end in my videos and am so excited I had to make a movie about it.

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Haas Control Zeros Not Required

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For Example In MDI on a Haas Control When you type code into your Haas control there is no need to input the zeros. This applies in programme edit and in MDI. For example in MDI Try typing in: G90 G X Y Z Then press ENTER You will get: G90 G00 X0 Y0 Z0

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Heidenhain Circular Interpolation

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Heidenhain Circular Interpolation Call 07834 858 407 Heidenhain circular interpolation, mm what bullshit, this just means cutting in a circular move. Very often wrongly called interpolation here is Wikipedia meaning. Well that’s definitely confused me. But to me interpolation means movement. Circular interpolation moving in a circular motion, full or part circle. Linear interpolation moving

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Haas Setting Page 103

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Haas Setting 103 Call 07834 858 407 Haas Setting 103, I think this is so cool and is typical Haas. Try changing setting 103, this makes the green CYCLE START only work when it is held in, a really good way to prove out a programmes. Can’t wait to try this. The settings page on

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Heidenhain Sections in a Programme

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Heidenhain Sections Call 07834 858 407 Heidenhain Sections, I don’t get to work on Heidenhain controls anywhere near as much as I would like to. A recent training programme we undertook with a packaging company meant I got loads of time to have fun with this control whilst working with some fantastic people oh, and

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Layers in Edgecam

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Layers in Edgecam Call 07834 858 407 Layers in Edgecam, when I was a planning engineer at Rolls Royce in 1971, the year they went bust and the government had to take-over, everything was done with a good old fashioned pencil. If you can’t be bothered to read all my verbiage cut straight to the

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CNC Sub Programme

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CNC Sub Programme Call 07834 858 407 CNC Sub Programme, as well as in ISO programming Fanuc, Haas, Mazak ISO, and Siemens most CNC’s will have some form of sub programming.  This article appertains to ISO type programming but most of the features talked about will be available in some form on any CNC control. 

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Edgecam Tutorial Assemblies and Filters

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Edgecam Tutorial Assemblies and Filters Edgecam Part Modeler is part of the Edgecam suite of programmes. You can create solid models very easily with Edgecam Part Modeler from simple line drawings. You can move straight into Edgecam from Edgecam Part Modeler and start machining your component and the brilliant thing is that through associativity you

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Tool Nose Radius Compensation

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  Tool Nose Radius Compensation Call 07834 858 407 Tool Nose Radius Compensation, I think that sometimes in life we get off to a bad start with things. I know when I was a school I was convinced that I was useless at French, Physics and all sports. I just got off to a bad start.

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G0 Cancels Canned Cycles

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G0 Cancels Canned Cycles, this is not a news flash it’s always been the case. Call 07834 858 407 O0001(G28 Example) (PROGRAMMED BY ANDY MURRAY) G21 G90 G40 T01 M06(20MM ENDMILL) G90 G0 G54 X200. Y0 S1500 M3 G43 Z3. H1 M8 G81 G98 Z-5. R1. F100. X100. X50. G0 X25. (No hole drilled here

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G96, G97 and How To Calculate Surface Speeds

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Basic Turning Call 07834 858 407 Basic Turning, in the early days of CNC Turning G96 was one of the things that really made a massive difference to turning. It now meant that instead of having to turn a part at a fixed speed and feed, the part could be programmed in G96 which was

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Modal and nonmodal G codes

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Modal and nonmodal G Codes We all know that programming can be complicated. So let me explain to you how it all works. This article explains the real meaning of Modal and Nonmodal G codes.   Modal and nonmodal G Codes, modal means that once a command is issued it stays in the control. How

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G28 G53 Zero Return

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G28 G53 Zero Return (Call 07834 858 407) G28 is used to send a machine to Zero return for a tool change or at the end of a programme. G28 G91 Z0                   (Z axis moves up to tool-change) G28 G91 X0 Y0 Z0        (All three axis move to their respective zero return positions) I know some

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Haas Macro Programming An Introduction

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Haas Macro Programming Call 07834 858 407 If you can’t wait here are a couple of free macros…….. Haas spindle warm up. Mazak Spindle warm up.   Please contact me if you require: CNC programming training. Want to learn CNC programming. Fanuc control training. Yasnac programming training. Any type of CNC course. Fanuc training courses CNC lathe

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Just an address will do…

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Just an address will do (Call 07834 858 407) Just an address will do, when you work on a machine day after day or you work on the same CAD system. I believe that every now and then you need to look at what you are doing and take stock. You know like when you

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How to use G50 on a CNC lathe

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CNC Turning Basics G50 Speed Clamp How to use G50 on a CNC lathe  (Call David 07834 858 407) How to use G50 on a CNC lathe, G50 in a turning programme is a speed clamp. The machine accelerates up to the speed and clamps at the pre-set limit. You must programme a G50 before each

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CNC Programming Basics Letter O Number Zero

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CNC Programming Basics Letter O Number Zero Call 07834 858 407 CNC Programming Basics, in my very early days of CNC I got to do quite a lot of work for Hitachi Seiki the Japanese machine tool maker that unfortunately no longer exist. Many of their machines are still around and running. I was fortunate

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CNC Programming Running Order

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CNC Programming Running Order (CNC Basics) CNC Programming Running Order, the order of your code in one block does not matter (see below) O0001(G81 DEMO) G21 G90 G40 (G90 G40 G21) Works the same T01 M06 (20.0 MM DIA X 90 POINT SPOT DRILL) (M06 T01) Works the same G90 G0 G54 X12.64 Y88.0 S2546

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Leading Trailing Zeros CNC Programming Basics

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Leading Trailing Zeros (Call David 07834 858 407) You do not need leading or trailing zeros in a CNC programme (see below): O0001(G81 DEMO) G21 G90 G40 T01 M06 (20.0 MM DIA X 90 POINT SPOT DRILL) G90 G00 G54 X12.64 Y88.00 S2546 M03 G43 H01 Z15.00 M08 G0 Z100.00 Z1.00 G01 Z-0.1 Without leading

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Haas Screenshot How to Make One

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How to make a Haas Screenshot or Haas Screen Capture onto a Memory Stick Call David 07834 858 407 You might not know it but if you put your memory stick into your Haas control then press and hold SHIFT as you press F1 you get a Haas screenshot or a (Haas screen capture) on your

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Moving Stuff Around In Edgecam Part Modeler

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Edgecam Part Modeler and Edgecam Call 07834 858 407 At the CNC Training Centre we offer training on Edgecam Part Modeler and Edgecam. Where we have been most effective in training companies and employees is in the full integration of the Edgecam suite of programmes.   The Edgecam powerful suite of programmes, Solid modelling in Part

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New CNC Machines, Explore the Old One First

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New CNC Machines? Make Use of What You Already Have Call David:07834 858 407 Before you buy any new CNC machines or computer systems checkout what you already have you might be surprised at what you can do. Breath life into the old beast. Investment About 10 years ago my big gripe with companies when looking

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Jumping Sections of Programme Using G99 and Block Skip

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Sorry folks G99 should read M99 Please contact me if you require: CNC programming training. Want to learn CNC programming. Fanuc control training. Yasnac programming training. Any type of CNC course. Fanuc training courses CNC lathe training CNC Vertical Machining Centre training Contact: 07834 858 407

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Well Set Out CNC Code (CNC Programming)

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Well Set Out Code (Call David 07834 858 407) Well Set Out CNC Code is really important. It can save lots of time spent trawling through code trying to find the section you’re looking for. Simple things like leaving gaps after the tool change line can really help. The programme runs exactly the same but……

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Edgecam Version Update Now

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Edgecam Version (Call 07834 858 407) Make sure you are using the latest version of Edgecam. This software is rapidly evolving. You can spend a small fortune on tooling and CNC machines. Your CAD CAM system can make you fire on all cylinders.     Edgecam Training from the CNC Training Centre. Edgecam maintenance contracts

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Edgecam Part Modeller Tutorial 1: Setting Up Your Interface

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Edgecam Part Modeller (Call David 075834 858 407) Edgecam Part Modeller tutorial.Tells you how to customise your interface for ease of use. If you liked this video, please don’t forget to subscribe. My YouTube channel : CNC Training Centre Please contact me if you require: Edgecam Training Edgecam Onsite Support Part Modeler Training Any type

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Tutorial 2: CNC Programming Basics for Haas and Fanuc

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G98 and G99 (Call 07834 858 407) A canned cycle is usually one line of code for example to drill a hole. This one line of code tells the machine all it needs to know about drilling my holes.  Depth  Feedrate  Point to rapid to before drilling  Point to rapid back to after drilling What happens

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Roughing Edgecam (Centre Cutting Tool)

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Roughing Edgecam (Centre Cutting Tool) It is really annoying when you simulate a part and you can’t figure out why Edgecam is showing a collision and you don’t know what it is. When using the ROUGHING CYCLE it is important to tell Edgecam that the tool is centre cutting and this may cause a collision.

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Edgecam Tutorial 1: Intermediate Slices and Flat Land Finishing

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Intermediate Slices and Flat Land Finishing This is a short video that covers Flatland Finishing and Intermediate Slices. You may have forgotten you can do this or maybe you didn’t know it existed. Please add comments and request any tutorial videos you may want. If you liked this video, please don’t forget to subscribe to

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