While I'm waiting for my machine to show up (Syil X5 Linear), I have been working on getting MasterCAM all configured for my machine and tooling.
I'm going to be utilizing the Tormach TTS with my Syil 'ATC' (in quotes because it's really just a power drawbar plus table-mounted rack), and am working on tool tables. The issue I've run into though, is that I'm unable to find any published dimensions for the various TTS tool holders (set-screw holder, collet chuck, drill chuck).
I could wait for the machine and tooling to come in but I'm impatient.
Does anyone have these handy? Thanks!
Phil is correct. However if you are looking for general dimensions this tutorial gives basic dimensions on the lower part of the holder. They are all close in size.
Phil: I did notice that in the tool setup, but I was trying to get everything I could fill out for now while I wait for these machines to show up.
Like you say I'm probably getting ahead of myself - the wait is soooo painful!
I am just looking for some basic TTS dimensions so that I can start making my TTS holder/organizer while I am sitting around waiting for etrade to get their bleeping [censored] together and give me my money so that actually get my mill...
I believe the 'hole' should be slightly bigger than 3/4", but how big should the 'keep out' area be around the hole?
I don't know if this will help much but I have all the TTS holders created in SprutCam. It is a text file and I have attached it to this post.
You will need to watch the video to know what the text means but it is pretty simple. If you have SprutCam you can just copy and paste the text into the tool holder box
Tormach updated their web site somewhat recently, some of those old links have changed. If you go to Tormach's web site and look thru their video tutorials you will find a similar tutorial to the one linked to in the post above. here is a link to the video, the part about the tool holders is about half way thru the video. Note that the dimensions Eric gives are not real, just to illustrate how it works.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=f1tRZI1PINQ&feature=youtube_gdata]SprutCam version 7 - Beginning Tutorial 3 - Tool Library and Custom Tool Basics - YouTube
Sorry, the simple answer is Ø.812" holes on 2.125" centers, that is based on the wooden tool holder I received from Tormach with the TTS set.
Last edited by Gerry Sweetland; 09-03-2012 at 02:17 PM. Reason: Additional info
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