89796Re: Tool Turret or QCTP
- Apr 1, 2008Daniel,
Ah only 50mm - should have looked it up at:-
A turning tool can be used for diameter turning , faceing or
profiling, so, with a little creative ingenuity and using turning,
screwcutting or grooving tools in the round holes in the turret, you
should be able to avoid using a QCTP.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Daniel Yosefi <yosefi83@...>
>travel on your X axis. My EMCO lathe is a small table-top lathe with
> Thanks, nice link.
> To use a tool plate like in the pill case demo you need a long
only 50mm of travel in the X, so I think I can't benefit much from
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> Subject: [mach1mach2cnc] Re: Tool Turret or QCTP
> Have a look at the Omniturn site, lots of interesting examples.
> In particular :-
> http://www.omni- turn.com/ Pages/Videos/ Video%20page. html
> The pill case demo has the "wow" factor.
> The toolplate on the Boxford is very versatile. With the toolposts
> and some home brew collet holders, I can manage all my small jobs.
> Mostly my runs are less than 100 off. For large production runs,
> could have the toolplate and it's tooling as an interchangeableitem
> for each job, cutting down the setup time.
> --- In mach1mach2cnc@ yahoogroups. com, Daniel Yosefi <yosefi83@ .>
> > Hi Ian,
> > WOW!! The tool plate is a very interesting idea, yet I can't see
> how you can use more than 3 tools...?
> > Thanks,
> > Daniel
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