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by Bob Clark
Fri, Jun 22 2012, 8:39AM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: Faster Tool Change
Replies: 2
Views: 7461

Re: Faster Tool Change

I am using M48 for now while I perfect the feed rate on each species and tool. I'll remove it on the final programs. My concern at this point is speeding up the travel to and from the tool change. It would also benefit me if I could leave the cutting table stationary and pull the tools from the bar ...
by Bob Clark
Wed, Jun 20 2012, 12:46PM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: Faster Tool Change
Replies: 2
Views: 7461

Faster Tool Change

I'm in a situation where I need to save every second I can. I'm manufacturing thousands of small parts a week and even with custom tooling I still have to call two changes. I've fixtured my pods as close as possible to the toolbar. I've optomized my cut patterns and had tools made that can do more t...
by Bob Clark
Mon, Jul 18 2011, 11:24AM
Forum: Thermwood 5-Axis Machinery
Topic: Carving Library
Replies: 1
Views: 6508

Carving Library

It would appear the Carving Library software is unhappy with Windows 7 OS on my controller. Is this just something I'm missing or overlooking?

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