Monday, August 27, 2012
It was a great, fun filled three day weekend. Then, there was Monday......ARGHHHH......I hit the gun show Saturday, and on the way in, I get a call from work where one of my machines died and he needed help programing the other OD grinder to do the job that was in the other one. I go in today to find my OD grinder down, the neighboring CNC ID decided it didn't want to be left out, so it too threw in the towel. My CNC ID grinder then decided if the other machines were getting a vacation, it was too, so it shit a battery on it's driver board. Why a bad battery on a FANUC board would disable the machine I have no clue, but it did. Lucked out and the new purchasing guru actually does his job. I gave him the battery and he headed down the road and got me a replacement within an hour. I am not use to that kind of response. Our old purchasing guy sat on PO's and orders, or just lost them. By days end, I cobbled my two machines back to working order, but, the neighboring Okuma is still vacationing. It seems like anytime I take a little extra time off, the machines decide to crash. OD is back up with limited ability until part comes in, hopefully tomorrow. Hope tomorrow improves. I am already for the weekend. Hopefully a three day weekend, but I am not holding my breath.