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Permission Denied copying to (User Data) dir -Haas Next Gen Control

We recently purchased a new Lathe - Haas with Netshare, Next Gen Control. We are copying a file to the Haas Drive's (User Data) folder from a network PC. The problem we're seeing is random and ...
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What is relief amount in grooving operation

Can somebody please explain what relief amount at the end of cut in a grooving operation on lathe is?
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H6 tolerance shaft manufacturing

I’m a electrical engineer but an amateur in mechanics. I’ve been checking some tools and machines in the market for small works which would allow me to manufacture small but precise pieces, such as a ...
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Pneumatic Can Crusher (Number of holes allowed for crushing plate)

Hi I'm designing a pneumatic can crusher for my course, and came across a problem. How many allowable holes would be ideal to relieve pressure on the crushing plate of the device? Are there ways to ...
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How would a person be able to rebuild modern machining? [duplicate]

In a post apocalyptic setting, rebuilding humanity's technologies would be a pretty prevalent idea. I am in the process of becoming a mechanical engineer. Something that I have noticed is most classes ...
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Disadvantages of wire cut cnc edm

Before purchasing Wire cut cnc edm I just wants to know about disadvantages of it over using mechanical lathe machine.
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How can I change a turning lathe's spindle o-ring?

I bought an old turning lathe ( Żebrak TOS S32) but there is problem with the o-ring of it's spindle. I have opened the lathe and don't know how to take out the spindle shaft and replace the damaged ...
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How can I cheaply drill a 0.1 mm hole in a small piece of tungsten?

I have a 10 mm diameter rod of 99.5% pure tungsten that I want to drill a 0.1 mm hole in using my Grizzly G0768 lathe. The hole only needs to be between 0.1 mm and 1 mm deep and is for a 3D printer ...
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What chuck arbor do I need for a Jacob's JT #33 chuck and G0768 grizzly lathe?

The chuck I have is: Jacob's 0-1/2" JT #33 The lathe I have is: G0768 I'm wondering what chuck arbor I need to buy / how to determine that. Related: the chuck has threads in its hole, but I see no ...
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What's the most cost-effective cutter bit material that can be used to machine aluminum oxide?

Al2O3 is a hard, white material used for making firebricks and numerous molded ceramic parts. Say I had a firebrick, took a core out of it using a thick-walled diamond hole saw and a drill press. ...