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A taper thread milling Custom Macro

by Mitchell Callan of Fuller precision Inc.

I have written a macro that machines a taper thread with a single point thread milling cutter. This will help anyone that doesn't have a true pipe thread mill. Also, it forms a spiral motion, which is necessary for taper thread milling even if a true taper thread mill is used. It will cut any pitch or size of pipe threads

In main program:

  • G65 P9000 U0. W0. A.375 R5. E10. Z-.5 V18. F10.

Custom macro:

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