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    Thanks tonyfoale! We've added your XY Limit Switch Setup to our Lathe Accessories category,
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    To be accurate, this was on a lathe so they are X and Z axes not X and Y.
    The spindle axis on a machine tool is usually called the Z axis.

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    Quote Originally Posted by tonyfoale View Post
    To be accurate, this was on a lathe so they are X and Z axes not X and Y.
    The spindle axis on a machine tool is usually called the Z axis.
    Fixed, thanks.

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    Trigger points repeatable to 0.0001 inch (0.00254 mm)

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    Trigger points repeatable to 0.0001 inch (0.00254 mm)
    That is very good.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Guy Marsden View Post
    There are also magnetic sensors that look almost identical and they will detect either a N or S pole from a short distance just like these inductive sensors. They come stock with the inexpensive tachometers that I've installed on all my equipment:
    Thank you sir. I have one of those and have lost the instructions with the hookup data. Now I can install it as soon as I do the 50 or so things in backlog. I have been working on a house to sell lately and it has been eating up all my time.



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