Tool Length Probe Error Analysis

Automatic tool length probing avoids manual measurements and touch offs and helps verify lengths already in the tool table. Probing tool-length offsets is done into LinuxCNC with an automatic tool length sensor. The sensor has two electrical connections to a Mesa 7i76e board for detecting the tool and for protecting…

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KvvCreates Shop Highlights and Trailer

Highlights from the shop of the last four years. Thank you to everyone who checked out my work. Special thank you to those who contributed with suggestions. When a project is not going well, it's easy to get down, but just look at all that's been accomplished, and be proud…

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Upgrading a California Air Tools 10020C Compressor

The California Air Tools 10020 compressor is marketed as a quiet compressor, but as stuff wears out, the compressor gets loud. To improve it, safety couplers replace the originals and the unloader valve is muffled. Empty to full cycle times reduces to 123s from 330s. Sound levels reduce so that…

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