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Detached:phidgetStepper Phidget

Dear sir/madam,

 please anybody let me know how I should handle this error

Error is like that

“Detached:phidgetStepper Phidget

Bipolar Stepper Controller 1-motor 507314202”

 

This error occurs frequently,

 

Thanks, and best regards

 

waseem

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Does anyone us a filament modeling software?

Hello, I'm having some issues with my fiber placement. Trying to wind dry fiber onto a smaller spool with flanges, and the winder is dwelling on  one side of the spool and not the other or will switch back and forth. Wondering if there is any modeling software that will work with the xwinder for filament winding. 

-Cheers

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End Angle

Can anyone explain to me what the "add'l end angle" does for the winding?  I have tried it at multiple settings and can't determine how the instrument is using this setting.

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Filament Skipping

Hi everyone this is my first time posting here. I am noticing an issue with the start of the second pass of a helical wind. On the second pass it tends to space out a good distance from the first pass going from right to left. On the return from left to right everything starts falling into place from there on.

Is there a reason why it does this and is there a way to fix it? I’ll get a picture tomorrow when I make a tube.

Your help is most appreciated.

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4-Axis to 2-Axis Conversion

Hello. I have ordered the 2X-23 Delivery Head 4X-23 Conversion kit and am waiting for delivery. I assume there will be instructions provided with the kit but wanted to know if there any resources available to get me started prior to the arrival of the conversion kit, such as which parts to disassemble?Thanks, Brett Millermillacuda@gmail.com

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torque adjustments

I am new to the x winder. After a few hickups, I completed some good 2 axis winds in 3 axis mode. My question is on the subject of winding torque... How do i know if i need more torque or less torque on a particular motor? Do i increase torque for larger the diameter of mandrel? How about the delivery head torque? I noticed both delivery head motors getting warm ( I turned down the  torque)...?  I'm also have trouble with loose ends on 35* wind angles on small diameter mandrels...? I'm…

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3 Replies · Reply by Aaron Lederhose Feb 21

Wiring

Hello, is there a better explanation of how to wire the winder up? I'm just not understanding how there are 4 identical axis controllers and dont see how they are labled or defined in the assembly pdf online, my winders didnt come with a user manual. any pictures or extra advice would be appreciated. 

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2 Replies · Reply by Samuel VanDenBerg Feb 19

Control Boards Not Connected

We recently upgraded the PC our X-Winder was connected to, and we're running into an issue.  Whenever we try to run Executor, it throws an error stating some control boards aren't attached.  We have a 2 axis setup.  As far as I know, everything is setup the exact same as on the old PC.  It was previously on Windows 7, now on Windows 10.  We also noticed the power supply was weak, and thought upgrading it would help, but no luck. The mandrel and carriage axes are connected, and we didn't need…

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