⋐⋒⋐ Computer Numeric Control - Main Page

⋐⋒⋐ Computer Numeric Control All aspects of Computer Numeric Control - machinery as well as software. This forums is a Web, Mobile and Social Media interface to alt.machines.cnc.
There are 23185 articles in 2665 discussions. See the most recent and the best rated articles in ⋐⋒⋐ Computer Numeric Control

The most recent discussions

Knock Knock

December 9, 2020, 7:48 pm

anyone lurking or is this newsgroup literally a ghost town? does the group even propagate? -- boldmetalist@sdf.org SDF Public Access UNIX System - https://sdf.org Read more »

recomendations for table top milling setups?

June 16, 2019, 7:02 pm

thinking of doing some small (and I do mean _small_) milling, to make a set of molds for casting type for hand setting printing (aka Letter Press). Not sure it is a cost effective method of gett... Read more »

Fadal transformer issue

September 19, 2017, 9:10 pm

Fadal 3016 error 18 on x,y,&z transformer power issue maybe https://www.polytechforum.com/img/5z https://www.polytechforum.com/img/60 Read more »

I have a terco milltrainere cnc 4460 , control unit cnc 4000 , lathe attcch...

August 21, 2017, 8:24 pm

I would consider selling it for $375. . with a local pick up. South Louisiana Read more »

Work light

May 6, 2017, 11:20 pm

We have a Takang TNC-05 and Yam CK-2 Lathe, both use the same type of work light inside. It has a bulb built in to a small single wire harness. I assume , the whole thing gets changed? Any idea what ... Read more »

American turnmaster THL 1550

March 6, 2017, 3:27 pm

I am looking for the operators manual for the ATM THL 15 x 50 engine lathe. I have done quite a bit of research on this but not having any luck. Does anyone out there know where I can download a ... Read more »

going down in flames

January 5, 2017, 4:06 pm

hello out there this is my first post. I have a need for a working EIA ISO CNC program from a Daynapath Delta CNC controller for my VMC TREE 840 I recently purchased BOBCAD Software and am in need... Read more »

fanuc robotcut alpha -oc .

January 3, 2017, 2:39 pm

hi all i have fanuc wirecut -oc (1996) but dont know anything about it . anyone help me? Read more »

Very clever machinist, Keith Fenner.

December 11, 2016, 7:00 am

Neglect https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ExIpXTRRUvs Resurrection The refurbishment of the Wood chop saw, seen in Neglect... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LKmwi2QR3Ug Resurrection Part 2 https... Read more »

Carbide Cut off , Neck reduction grind and Weldon Flats on a Tradesman DC G...

November 15, 2016, 9:59 pm

I would put a picture up here but cant fiqure out how to attach it www.tradesmangrinder.com enjoy Jeff Read more »

Click here for other recent discussions »

The best rated discussions

Heidenhain TNC426 on Anayak

rating: 5

Does anyone know if there is a parameter setting for CYCLE 213 (stud finishing) to reduce the lead-in distance (away from the stud) ? The tool enters about an 1 away & will hit other contours close... Read more »

Tornado 300B

rating: 5

I don't know if this is the correct group to be posting this question but if there is a more suitable one could someone let me know or point me in the right direction elsewhere. I have an 8 year old ... Read more »

Ethylene glycol as machining, grinding coolant?

rating: 5

Can ethylene glycol, no mix with water, used as a machining, grinding coolant? It's used in anti-Freeze in cars and highly toxic if ingested! Material we're grinding reacts with water! Read more »

mastercam for dummies

rating: 5

I have some mechanical design experience in gear and fa brication.. I've been given the opportunity to pick up MasterCAM and learn it over a few weeks. Is such software to create tool paths useful f... Read more »

4th axis Dolphin CAD/CAM

rating: 5

Not for Jon Banquer Just had an email announcing Dolphin 4th axis cad/cam hit my in box. If interested goto http://app.mailerlite.com/i3l8h1/198920339/i5d3/1682335793 Site has an interesting vid... Read more »

Anybody in So. Cal want some surface grinders?

rating: 5
  [ 2 ]

Im closing down Mathews Gauge in Santa Ana, California, and Im up to my ass in suface grinders. Some Harigs, some Mitusa (nice!!) Look em up or drop me an email and Ill turn you on to them. There ... Read more »

.020" dia hole drilling

rating: 5

I have to drill 1,000 holes 1/4 deep in 6061 AL, using a .020 dia drill. Does anyone have a secret speed feed method/combination to improve drilling time? Center drilling isn't happening, I have a n... Read more »


rating: 5

http://pcfapt.com Anyone using it and have anything good or bad to say about the software or company selling it? -- Black Dragon Modesty: the gentle art of enhancing your charm by pretending not to... Read more »

Re: Edgecam vs Featurecam

rating: 5

************ look, it's ok to want the best product, it's ok to rip into these cam packages for high end stuff so power users can be unhindered. I get it. but.... WHOLLY SKILLSET BATMAN! Are y... Read more »

Monarch 10EE Parting Out - Cheap Tampa, FL

rating: 5

I have a Monarch 10EE I had planned to refurbish but health issues have squashed my plans. I am parting it out this week and then will scrap what's left over. No shipping unless it'll fit in a USPS... Read more »

Polytechforum.com is a website by engineers for engineers. It is not affiliated with any of manufacturers or vendors discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.