Using locators with a Thermwood

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Roger Erismann
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Using locators with a Thermwood

Postby Roger Erismann » Fri, Apr 04 2008, 5:51AM

CNC guys....

Cnn edge finders and indicators be used to locate workpieces on a thermwood model? Currently I program vertical turning centers and I was wondering if the same techniques we use in machine shop can used for locating workpieces on a Thermwood...
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Re: Using locators with a Thermwood

Postby Michael J Starry » Fri, Apr 04 2008, 2:19PM

Yes. It is the main way we locate fixtures on our 5 axis machines. I even use it for sheet stock on the 3 axis. Process is exactly the same on a Thermwood as it is on Mills and lathes.

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