Tag Archives: accuracy

Custom Quills

I am sold out of the custom-made stainless-steel collet quills. I have no plans to make any more. This dop was the final change I made to my Omni-e Faceting Machine before abandoning the swing-arm base completely and moving to … Continue reading

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Omni-E Digital Encoder

I’ve just posted an article about the Omni-E Faceting Machine’s digital encoder. I finally got the time and energy to take apart the Omni’s faceting head and encoder and snap some pictures. What did I discover? Nothing that I wasn’t … Continue reading

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Measuring Quill Runout

I’ve had a few emails asking the best way to test the runout on your Omni faceting machine quill. I didn’t take any photos when I did it using a standard dial indicator and stand, and I don’t particularly recommend … Continue reading

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Omni Digital Encoder Drift

Over the past year and a bit I’ve heard from several people who own Omni-E faceting machines who have trouble with their digital angle readout spontaneously changing degrees without rhyme or reason. I had not experienced that until recently and … Continue reading

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