Search found 18 matches

by Matt Quarles
Mon, Oct 13 2014, 4:00PM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: program tracking
Replies: 0
Views: 2686

program tracking

Is there anyway to track how many cycles are ran of a certain program and the time it was run? We have 3 model 67 machines with XP, Windows 2000, and Windows 7.

Thanks
Matt Quarles
Engineering
Able Manufacturing & Assembly
417-623-3060 x227
by Matt Quarles
Tue, Oct 01 2013, 10:01AM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: Axis 5 calibration is "creeping"
Replies: 3
Views: 4165

Re: Axis 5 calibration is "creeping"

Sorry I didn't see this earlier could have added that along time ago. :)
by Matt Quarles
Tue, Oct 01 2013, 8:00AM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: Axis 5 calibration is "creeping"
Replies: 3
Views: 4165

Re: Axis 5 calibration is "creeping"

Pulleys, belts, or worm gear I would say we run into this from time to time also. When this starts happening we replace all of these. We are also doing a lot of sweeping rotaries with everything we do.
by Matt Quarles
Mon, Sep 30 2013, 4:44PM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: machine simulation in Mastercam X6
Replies: 0
Views: 2921

machine simulation in Mastercam X6

Does thermwood have a machine file for a model 67 that will work in the machine simulator for mastercam X6?
by Matt Quarles
Fri, Apr 12 2013, 12:41PM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: CAM Solution..........!
Replies: 2
Views: 3570

Re: CAM Solution..........!

using mastercam here also
by Matt Quarles
Tue, Oct 23 2012, 12:26PM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: Composites and Thermwoods
Replies: 2
Views: 3755

Re: Composites and Thermwoods

anyone?
by Matt Quarles
Wed, Aug 17 2011, 4:22PM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: Tool safety zone with version 8
Replies: 3
Views: 3725

Re: Tool safety zone with version 8

Replaced the tool door switch also.
by Matt Quarles
Wed, Aug 17 2011, 2:25PM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: Composites and Thermwoods
Replies: 2
Views: 3755

Composites and Thermwoods

Is anybody out there running composites on their model 67 5 axis machines? What is the frequency of having to change bearings, ballnuts, etc...? Is there anything you are doing to minimize the downtime caused from machining composites on these machines?
by Matt Quarles
Tue, Jul 19 2011, 3:39PM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: Tool safety zone with version 8
Replies: 3
Views: 3725

Tool safety zone with version 8

We just had our big pattern cutting machine upgraded with version 8 and it has been running fine. Today I'm trying to run a pattern on the V-table and it moves over to start cutting and then goes into e-stop. I'm getting a message that is saying toolchange safety zone violation. Any ideas on a setti...
by Matt Quarles
Fri, Jun 10 2011, 11:15AM
Forum: Lounge
Topic: Joplin, MO. Tornado
Replies: 3
Views: 1529

Re: Joplin, MO. Tornado

I'm in Joplin also the tornado missed our plant by 10 blocks. We have some employees that have lost everything and sustained injuries. The pictures do not do this disaster justice it is unbelievable what that storm did. My clan is all fine we are 10 miles north of town and we had hail and heavy wind...
by Matt Quarles
Fri, Jan 08 2010, 12:26PM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: 5 axis probing
Replies: 1
Views: 3571

5 axis probing

I have just been asked if there was a way to mount a probe in a model 67 5 axis thermwood, probe a series of avk holes, and then shift the trimming program for any variation that may be found in the avk hole locations. I don't know if this is possible just wanting to know if anything is out there th...
by Matt Quarles
Wed, Jan 30 2008, 2:45PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: bull nose cutters
Replies: 2
Views: 671

bull nose cutters

Anybody running bull nose cutters to surface machine patterns out there. Wanting to try something different. What are you guys using and where are you getting them. Hopefully going to get tighter radius in the patterns without changing to another cutter.
by Matt Quarles
Fri, Aug 24 2007, 8:32AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: dust collection for model 67
Replies: 1
Views: 590

dust collection for model 67

Does anybody out there use a dust collection system for a 5 axis model 67 machine. I cut a lot of huge 3d patterns and the machine produces a huge amount of dust and chips. Looking for solution to dusty enviroment not sure if there is a way to attach something to the head or not.
thanks in advance
by Matt Quarles
Mon, Apr 23 2007, 4:15PM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Pulling programs off of a network
Replies: 7
Views: 989

Pulling programs off of a network

I'm trying to set up a system for operators to load files off of a network for security issues with part revisions and such. Is there anyone else out there doing this? When we try to load a program it will only let us access the hard drive on the machine and not go up any farther in the network tree...
by Matt Quarles
Wed, Feb 21 2007, 11:28AM
Forum: Thermwood 3-Axis Machinery
Topic: Hard drive bad
Replies: 5
Views: 796

Hey Ryan can I get that list of files that would be helpful thanks.

Go to advanced search