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Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection Today, 11:43 AM
Replies: 9
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Posted By TimPa
just for reference - a 24' x 24' x 8' room is...

just for reference - a 24' x 24' x 8' room is about 4600 cu ft. A 500 cu ft/min dc system can totally exchange the room air in 9.2 minutes...

other factors can come into play with air...
Forum: The Water Cooler Today, 07:06 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 286
Posted By TimPa
the troubleshooting method of "swap and try" is...

the troubleshooting method of "swap and try" is ok, as long as you maintain the test control. only try one thing at a time, make sure you run the same test every time, make sure what you are...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-13-2020, 12:27 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 196
Posted By TimPa
although i opted for the vacuum system, my...

although i opted for the vacuum system, my production runs are currently small in size, so i screw/glue down. haven't reaached time to design a vac pod yet. our pump is in a small adjacent room,...
Forum: General Discussion 07-07-2020, 07:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 350
Posted By TimPa
if you are taking your parts to a router table...

if you are taking your parts to a router table for a round over to break the edges (maybe 1/8"), you could leave many tabs around each part to hold it in place at 0.1" thick, as they would be removed...
Forum: General Discussion 07-06-2020, 01:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 776
Posted By TimPa
Thanks Logan, this was extremely helpful in a...

Thanks Logan, this was extremely helpful in a repetitive job i have going on! i am sure the other methods may work as well, this one was easy and works great! a worthy combination....
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 07-06-2020, 07:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 344
Posted By TimPa
typically, mototrs have a frame number posted on...

typically, mototrs have a frame number posted on the motor id plate. this frame number identifies the mechanial (and electrical) details about that motor, shaft size mounting, etc.. you can...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2020, 09:40 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By TimPa
These are for cabinets with an intentional lower...

These are for cabinets with an intentional lower cost. i agree that true stile and rail construction has greater appeal for sure, been making them for years. This project is 8 sided, so faux panels...
Forum: General Discussion 06-25-2020, 06:58 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By TimPa
thanks for the replies! i see that many of them...

thanks for the replies! i see that many of them are listed as mdf bits, but some say wood. i will certainly use the moulding toolpath. i informmed the customer immediately that the corners would...
Forum: General Discussion 06-24-2020, 10:59 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 500
Posted By TimPa
faux raised panel

I have a customer who would like some panels made that simulate a raised panel. where typically a raised panel like a kitchen cabinet door would be constructed of stiles and rails frame, with a...
Forum: Shop Talk 06-17-2020, 02:42 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 701
Posted By TimPa
when the strip is on the drum, one end becomes...

when the strip is on the drum, one end becomes tighter as it is turning and sanding. the other end of the strip is under tension and wants to "pull out" of the clip, or make slack on the drum.
...
Forum: Vacuum, work holding, dust collection 06-17-2020, 12:16 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 222
Posted By TimPa
don't have one wes, and, making an assumption...

don't have one wes, and, making an assumption that there is a vfd controlling the motor (from your description) - so i am way out there right now....

generally speaking, motors are designed to...
Forum: Shop Talk 06-17-2020, 07:15 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 701
Posted By TimPa
drum sanders are ok for some things. i got rid...

drum sanders are ok for some things. i got rid of ours for that reason...
Forum: Stinger I (Table Top) 06-16-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,705
Posted By TimPa
good stuff steve, thanks for the closure!

good stuff steve, thanks for the closure!
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 06-08-2020, 07:51 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,989
Posted By TimPa
that one also turned out great Jim - my...

that one also turned out great Jim - my favorite...

love the flag background, esp in these times!
Forum: The CAMhead Locker Room! 06-05-2020, 06:57 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 14,989
Posted By TimPa
that turned out very attractive, Jim! nice...

that turned out very attractive, Jim! nice work...
Forum: Vectric - Aspire 06-02-2020, 12:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 213
Posted By TimPa
tapered mortise

i am looking to cut a mortise (1.5" x 5.5") into a beam, as deep as my bit will allow. what would be the best way to program aspire to cut the mortise such that one dimension tapers in as it goes...
Forum: The Water Cooler 06-02-2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 235
Posted By TimPa
the cut-in/cut-out adjustment on the air...

the cut-in/cut-out adjustment on the air compressor's pressure switch is where the pump would be controlled as far as the pressure that is filling the tank. typically under the pressure switch cover...
Forum: CAMheads Show Room 06-01-2020, 07:41 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 860
Posted By TimPa
very nice looking job!

very nice looking job!
Forum: Panther Series 05-28-2020, 07:46 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By TimPa
thank you for the replies, that helped me find it!

thank you for the replies, that helped me find it!
Forum: Panther Series 05-27-2020, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By TimPa
here is my win ini file for soft limits ...

here is my win ini file for soft limits
[***********Soft Limits*************]
lolim=x-3.769 y-1.046 a-10000000
hilim=x66.914 y50.386 z0 a10000000
lobound=z-0.010
softlim=1


hilim for z=0...
Forum: Panther Series 05-27-2020, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By TimPa
the z position on the WINcnc control screen reads...

the z position on the WINcnc control screen reads 5.68" when z is at its uppermost travel (at soft limit i assume), wouldn't that be 5.68" above the table measured to the bottom of the cutter? (Z0 =...
Forum: Panther Series 05-27-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 309
Posted By TimPa
help with limit

error, soft limit exceeded Z+. i am working on the thickest material i have ever placed onto the table 4.7" thick. the 1/2" v bit is clearing the material by a good 1". i have the safe z height at...
Forum: Coronavirus help and information 05-27-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 722
Posted By TimPa
have in a supply near me, 1/4 plexi-what?, (not...

have in a supply near me, 1/4 plexi-what?, (not sure didn't ask) $223 sheet just called this morning.
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 05-19-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,060
Posted By TimPa
some troubleshooting ideas/questions: does...

some troubleshooting ideas/questions:

does it do this on both sides of the table? i.e x=0 and x=24

does the x axis exhibit similar (non-linear) travel inconsistencies?

i am not familiar...
Forum: Stinger Series CNC Routers 05-19-2020, 07:33 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 161
Posted By TimPa
there is a proximity switch located to the right...

there is a proximity switch located to the right of the motor on the stationary plate above the carousel. it "picks up" the screw protruding up from the bottom of the carousel just right of the T2...
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