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by Scheffy
Wed May 29, 2019 11:14 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Odd spoil board flattening pattern.
Replies: 3
Views: 707

Re: Odd spoil board flattening pattern.

I run into the same issue when doing cuts along the X axis. My thought is that it's due to the gantry just being way more flexible with fore/aft movement. With the machine off just grab the bit and pull it toward and away from you vs. side to side and you'll see the difference. Side to side mainly j...
by Scheffy
Tue Mar 26, 2019 3:23 pm
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: Pendant Menu
Replies: 5
Views: 988

Re: Pendant Menu

I've called NWA about exactly this and they admitted that there's no manual currently, though they said they're working on one. That being said, the guy I talked to (Russ I think?) was pretty knowledgeable about the features. Might be worth calling them up when you have the pendant in front of you a...
by Scheffy
Wed Mar 20, 2019 11:26 am
Forum: CNC Shark
Topic: computed run time vs machine actual
Replies: 3
Views: 667

Re: computed run time vs machine actual

Vectric has a little blurb about this in their online manual: https://docs.vectric.com/docs/V9.0/VCarvePro/ENU/Help/Toolpaths/Estimating%20Machining%20Times.html Basically if the actual machining time is consistently twice what it estimates now, just double that scale factor. Might be worth double c...
by Scheffy
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:12 pm
Forum: CNC Shark Pro Plus HD
Topic: Feeds and Speeds
Replies: 16
Views: 4797

Re: Feeds and Speeds

I'm in my first few months of playing with an HD4/water spindle combo too so I'm sort of in the same boat. The end of this PDF has a pretty comprehensive table with starting points without getting too far into the weeds with anything: https://static1.squarespace.com/static/59efc96d90badec50a4afa15/t...