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by jopatengraving
Sun Aug 30, 2015 2:47 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: z axis error
Replies: 2
Views: 1792

z axis error

Hi Guys, I was doing a Z0 and cutter got caught in the spindle and wouldnt move down as got jammed and therefore now z axis keeps giving an emergency stop z axis error. I've turned the machine on and off but still nothing. Everytime press Z0 it gives error. any ideas?

Thanks
Mal
by jopatengraving
Thu Aug 27, 2015 9:52 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: Bevelling plastic plates
Replies: 0
Views: 1359

Bevelling plastic plates

Hi All, hoping someone can help or suggest best method to use. I want to start doing plastic signage (Electrical tags etc...) that need a beveled edge. I'm using an egx 300. I purchased a cutter than does beveling and it is .60 at the tip so quite large as it was the small width they had Whats the b...
by jopatengraving
Mon Apr 20, 2015 9:26 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: nose cone
Replies: 11
Views: 3532

Re: nose cone

Thanks Renniwano, with our items, there not always the same thickness so just the slightest bit out and it is leaving part of the engraving shallow. We aren't using the nose cone at the moment as everything I've tried with it it is just scratching the items and making them unusable. The issue is wha...
by jopatengraving
Mon Apr 06, 2015 1:42 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: nose cone
Replies: 11
Views: 3532

Re: nose cone

Hi Andrew, is there a plastic nose cone that will fit the egx 300 at all?
by jopatengraving
Thu Feb 19, 2015 9:34 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: nose cone
Replies: 11
Views: 3532

Re: nose cone

Hi Ryan, I'll try it across some other tags I have and see if that makes a different. I'll let you know

Thanks
Mal
by jopatengraving
Mon Feb 16, 2015 10:05 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: nose cone
Replies: 11
Views: 3532

Re: nose cone

Hi Ryan, Changed nose cone to one I know hasn't been used. Still same result. Must be the small metal parts sticking to it or something. If I put sticky tape on the tag, no ghosting but to do that and clean all the tags would add lots of time. Have also tried the oil but mixed results. Any other tho...
by jopatengraving
Sun Feb 15, 2015 9:17 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: nose cone
Replies: 11
Views: 3532

Re: nose cone

Ok, take 2, still same issues engraving the metal with nose cone. Engraving into zinc alloy (Spinning) and wasn't having any issues until today. Now it continues to ghost the engraving with a fine marking. Its like the nose cone picks up something and then as it goes around the letters or numbers it...
by jopatengraving
Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:44 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: nose cone
Replies: 11
Views: 3532

Re: nose cone

I think I worked it out, looks like had some metal on the bottom of the nose cone so cleaned it all up and looks ok so far.
by jopatengraving
Sun Feb 15, 2015 1:10 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: nose cone
Replies: 11
Views: 3532

nose cone

Hi Guys I'm using nose cone when engraving tags to ensure get consistent depth but finding it is marking (Like a ghosting) of what I engrave. So I engrave the name Jinxy and above the engraving very lightly but to the left will be those same name just marked lightly. Any ideas? Was thinking of putti...
by jopatengraving
Mon Jan 26, 2015 8:30 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: Windows XP & Dr Engrave - Pause for tool change
Replies: 1
Views: 1316

Re: Windows XP & Dr Engrave - Pause for tool change

ok, well now it wont engrave at all. if anyone can suggest a solution that would be appreciated. Thanks Mal