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Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 27 May 2015, 13:31
Replies: 719
Views: 54,163
Posted By KenC
I'll just shim the Angle. Save the drilling &...

I'll just shim the Angle. Save the drilling & tapping chore. Self-levelling epoxy? Too messy for my liking.
Anyway, if you are really as precision as I imagine you are, you will still Shim the...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 20 May 2015, 02:16
Replies: 187
Views: 18,433
Posted By KenC
on the phase, It does, follow the...

on the phase,
It does, follow the manufacturer's specsheet and you should be ok.
if you don't have one, its impossible to tell the correct pole without expensive equipment or trial and error. the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 17 May 2015, 01:41
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By KenC
Spindle holder? Something came loose. U gotta...

Spindle holder? Something came loose. U gotta find it.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 16 May 2015, 01:55
Replies: 23
Views: 2,884
Posted By KenC
Looks very much like a mechanical problem. I...

Looks very much like a mechanical problem. I would start by yanking parts of the machine to see if they are totally secured, such as the router holder, W-wheels, etc etc.
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sat 16 May 2015, 01:06
Replies: 17
Views: 4,069
Posted By KenC
can't afford oriental motors.

can't afford oriental motors.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 12 May 2015, 21:55
Replies: 778
Views: 71,386
Posted By KenC
From what you suspected, it seem like my pinyin...

From what you suspected, it seem like my pinyin entry (Chinese character entry) is causing the problem.

I'll dig further the next time it happens.

Thanks
Forum: Rails & Rollers Sun 10 May 2015, 02:16
Replies: 45
Views: 26,788
Posted By KenC
Import bearings from china are always cheaper...

Import bearings from china are always cheaper than our local produce. ;)
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Sun 10 May 2015, 01:57
Replies: 17
Views: 4,069
Posted By KenC
Sorry for your trouble. I didn't know what...

Sorry for your trouble. I didn't know what happened, it went away as soon as it happened...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 09 May 2015, 02:49
Replies: 187
Views: 18,433
Posted By KenC
I derive my circuit from similar circuit. ...

I derive my circuit from similar circuit.
http://www.the12volt.com/installbay/uploads/E33_Latching_Relay_2.gif
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 08 May 2015, 23:08
Replies: 187
Views: 18,433
Posted By KenC
If it is possible, don't use magnetic contactor....

If it is possible, don't use magnetic contactor. I changed to SSR which has zero-crossing ability, i.e. it will only turn on AC is at 0V of the sinewave and only switch off when the cycle is...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 08 May 2015, 00:53
Replies: 778
Views: 71,386
Posted By KenC
G64 Px.xxx sometime its call constant velocity, ot...

G64 Px.xxx sometime its call constant velocity, other times its called path following. Play with Px.xxx to achieve the smoothness you desire. for graphic stuff, dimension is alway not important....
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Fri 08 May 2015, 00:33
Replies: 17
Views: 4,069
Posted By KenC
Not fuzzy, hardcore nor hard headed bunny, Just...

Not fuzzy, hardcore nor hard headed bunny, Just another lazy bunny who don't believe everthing I read. :D

The true fact is I really don't know how to answer "which is easier" or "which is better"....
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Fri 08 May 2015, 00:11
Replies: 187
Views: 18,433
Posted By KenC
4000W/230V= 17.4Amp. You sure you want to...

4000W/230V= 17.4Amp.

You sure you want to run higher than 4kW on single phase?
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Wed 06 May 2015, 21:01
Replies: 17
Views: 4,069
Posted By KenC
Keep reading.

Keep reading.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 04 May 2015, 22:25
Replies: 778
Views: 71,386
Posted By KenC
Try G64

Try G64
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Mon 04 May 2015, 22:18
Replies: 17
Views: 4,069
Posted By KenC
No master here. Just one who don't care much...

No master here. Just one who don't care much about branding.
As I said, a part from the sticker, they are identical in my eye, so, they are no difference in setting up.
Forum: 50. Toolheads Thu 30 April 2015, 03:30
Replies: 30
Views: 4,970
Posted By KenC
2.2kW is 3 horses. My 3kW can not do 3/4" MDF...

2.2kW is 3 horses.
My 3kW can not do 3/4" MDF in one pass. Barely do 1/2" MDF with 3/8 straight flute. Sometimes, it breaks the bit.
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Tue 28 April 2015, 11:04
Replies: 17
Views: 4,069
Posted By KenC
Other than the sticker on the motor, I can not...

Other than the sticker on the motor, I can not tell the difference :D
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 26 April 2015, 06:53
Replies: 27
Views: 4,610
Posted By KenC
Why don't you narrow down the list and tell us...

Why don't you narrow down the list and tell us which are your choices.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 21 April 2015, 21:29
Replies: 174
Views: 28,456
Posted By KenC
You forgot to put a toilet bowl on the y-car... :D

You forgot to put a toilet bowl on the y-car... :D
Forum: 55. Dust Management Mon 20 April 2015, 21:54
Replies: 13
Views: 4,337
Posted By KenC
You don't need spot on balance. plumb all the...

You don't need spot on balance.
plumb all the inlet pipe to a inlet header box & outlet to a outlet header box. but x10 is gonna be messy.
Anyway, I'll still go for the Thien cyclone using the...
Forum: 55. Dust Management Fri 17 April 2015, 20:42
Replies: 13
Views: 4,337
Posted By KenC
Very true, parrallel cyclone are very common in...

Very true, parrallel cyclone are very common in industry. One application I can think off is big 50~500ton/hr biomass boiler.
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sat 11 April 2015, 23:49
Replies: 187
Views: 18,433
Posted By KenC
the calculated figure is a guide, not something...

the calculated figure is a guide, not something you must follow to the dot...
IMHO, get the calculated figure & use the nearest voltage you have. btw, nobody really want to use lower voltage,...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Wed 08 April 2015, 22:25
Replies: 187
Views: 18,433
Posted By KenC
I would not pick this when I have all the choices...

I would not pick this when I have all the choices in the world. but if that is what I have in the junk pile, I would try it out. won't harm a thing IMHO. If it doesn't work out, then I'll use a...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 07 April 2015, 04:24
Replies: 187
Views: 18,433
Posted By KenC
50V won't burn the motor... if it doesn't burn...

50V won't burn the motor... if it doesn't burn your driver 1st.
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