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General Mach Discussion / Mach3 or jog shuttle?
« on: February 06, 2015, 10:46:52 AM »
On occasion when using the jog shuttle;  http://www.tormach.com/store/index.php?app=ecom&ns=prodshow&ref=30616
the machine that I am using continues traveling in the same direction and rate that I am jogging, sometimes damaging parts or tools. 

The times that I recognized this event occurring and attempted reverse and or stop movement I have been successful and have had to resort to hitting the master stop switch.  Another quirk I have noticed (might be related) is on occasion when using (feed hold) is that when resuming the cycle (cycle start) the on screen arrow is unresponsive for up to 30 seconds. 

Any ideas?

Thank you.


Share Your GCode / Speeds and Feeds 7075 T-6
« on: February 04, 2015, 09:40:55 AM »
Would somebody back me up on speeds and feeds for the following described pocket cut in 7075 T-6 Al?

1.5 h.p. maching @ 5000rpm

Tool .375 2 flute carbide end mill, finishing end mill
DOC 1.1", width  of cut .75" length 3"

I'm picking up 19ipm for feeds

Thank you

General Mach Discussion / Mach Screen
« on: December 24, 2013, 10:57:46 AM »
Would somebody please chime in.   The display of the object that I am working while on the Mach screen is too small.  Please point me in the direction where I can find instruction on how to adjust display sizes.  Thank you all.  Merry Christmas.   Jerry

General Mach Discussion / How to enable my 4th axis
« on: April 21, 2013, 11:26:16 AM »
Dear Members

My current mach3 screen only displays X,Y,Z axis.

Recently installed my 4th axis and am at a loss on where to begin with enabling the 4th axis to display and how to configure the settings.  Please advise me of where I can find this information.

Thanks all


Newfangled Mill Wizard / Mill Wizard will not load tool path screens
« on: March 24, 2013, 05:00:27 PM »
Dear Board
I am having difficulties in obtaining a visual display of all most any job that I create.  The sets that i take as I go dow the road of job creation are; new job/ select material/ tool calc feed.
I eventual select a function (rectangle row of holes,  circle, rectangle, slot)   to perform / define origin/ direction of cut etc. No image is displayed.

The only EXCEPTION to this is when I select thread mill I am presented with a graphical representation on my screen.  Please advise.  Thank you


Newfangled Solutions Mach3 Wizards / unable to view job
« on: March 24, 2013, 09:45:09 AM »

Dear members

I recently purchased the NFS Mill Wizard software.  Problem is that I am unable to display an image of the "work" on screen. I perform the following steps: new job/select material, calc feed.......pick a function and define origin and direction etc.  Save job.

For some reason I am unable to see / have lost the ability to see a display of the tool path on the screen.  Please advise.  Thanks in advance. 


Dear Members:

In 03/2013 I purchased Mach3 along with the NFS wisards license.  Mach3 works without issue. FYI, I am running a Windows7 seven computer.

I repeatedly receive "unlicensed file" message when I attempt to save and run some of the wizards leading me to believe that my license was not properly installed.........

Would somebody lead me on a path to properly installing the NFS's.  Thank you.


General Mach Discussion / Enabling Mach3 wizard
« on: March 19, 2013, 11:44:16 AM »
I have a purchased version of Mach3 running on a Windows XP stand alone computer.  I want to purchase a license to use the Mach3 mill wizards.

Does my stand alone computer need to be connected to the internet to download the product license key?
Can I download the license on my internet connected computer and use the wizards on this computer that does not have Mach installed?

Thank you all in advance


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