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Re: Consew Lathe Conversion-CAUTION

Hi Bertho, I suppose you will want Mach3 to start/stop and control the speed of the cms1000. Do you have a definitive plan on how to do this so far? Do you
Gaston Gagnon
9:48 AM
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43176

Re: Consew Lathe Conversion-CAUTION

Thanks Bill, I use Solid Edge but I can import Solid Works directly and of course STEP & IGES files. I also have AutoCAD so there should be no problem. Bertho
Boman33
5:05 AM
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43175

Re: Consew Lathe Conversion-CAUTION

Bertho, I do have some info for you. I went pretty much with the original design that Taig used with some modification. I figured that their design has worked
William Hardin
4:05 AM
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43174

Re: Consew Lathe Conversion-CAUTION

Hi William, I just ordered a CSM-1000 to be used with a Taig Mill spindle. Do you have any information available on your mounting system? Thanks in advance,
Boman33
12:26 AM
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43173

Re: Consew Lathe Conversion-CAUTION

Thanks Don for a detailed long reply. I found the JB belts you are referring to. I only saw single pulleys. I assume you are making your own 4-step one. Is
Boman33
12:21 AM
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43172

Re: Consew Lathe Conversion-CAUTION

Bertho. I think you will be pleased with the motor. A couple of us has been working on getting it on the Mill. Motor mounting is one issue, and the pulley
campgems
8:23 PM
#43172
 
43171

Re: manual mill power feed

... You ought to be able to use the CNC coupler and motor mount. Any NEMA 23 motor will fit. I suspect you'll want a gear motor instead of the typical
Paul J. Ste. Marie
Jul 4
#43171
 
43170

manual mill power feed

I'd like to add a power feed to my mill's X axis. In searching the past conversations the only ones I found regarding the Taig mills were about 15 years old.
hill.dan37
Jul 4
#43170
 
43169

Re: Consew Lathe Conversion-CAUTION

OK, I too took the bait and ordered the CMS1000. I will use it on a Taig spindle and maybe also upgrade my MicroMill. Next step is trying to collect
Boman33
Jul 4
#43169
 
43168

Re: Direct drive spindle

Tom they were, They could also print pictures of the Mona Lisa as well as Christmas tree banners, you name it in addition printing checks, reports, billls,
campgems
Jul 3
#43168
 
43167

Re: Direct drive spindle

Weren't those the printers that could play songs, by selecting certain sequences and densities of characters on a line? I do believe I heard the Marine Hymn
Tom Harrison
Jul 2
#43167
 
43166

Re: Direct drive spindle

... and the noise is painful. It's about the only time I wear ear protection, or leave the room. Too many years of working in Industry and loud guitar playing
campgems
Jul 1
#43166
 
43165

Re: Direct drive spindle

... I'd have made some small keys and matching key ways :) ... Never come across them until these threads here. ... Combine that with an 8mm spiral up cut bit
Steve Blackmore
Jul 1
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43164

Re: Direct drive spindle

Steve. My ER-20 head was the result of already having a set of Woodruf cutters and some other tooling with 1/2" shanks. The one project that pushed me over he
campgems
Jul 1
#43164
 
43163

Re: Direct drive spindle

... Don - there are air cooled high speed spindles with ceramic bearings, I use a 2hp on my router. They work fine with loads of torque between 5 to 24K, but
Steve Blackmore
Jul 1
#43163
 
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