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    Re: Mill column design questions

    @Eldon_Joh: Thanks for the added information. Very encouraging. Have you thought about changing to larger bearing balls in your blocks to increase the preload? I have read of others doing it but,...
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    Re: Mill column design questions

    @Eldon_Joh

    I don't understand the flat plate on the bottom.
    What you want is another closed box about the same size and shape as the Z column.


    I went through several iterations looking for...
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    Re: Mill column design questions

    Took a while to get back to this. The mill is intended for "hobby" use, primarily machining of aluminum. The design is somewhat constrained to components that I already have and the fact that I do...
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    Re: Mill column design questions

    Working to refine design. Questions originally posed remain.
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    Re: Mill column design questions

    That was just a detail. Here is a more complete view of the proposed box structure.

    Any further suggestions and insights regarding my questions would be appreciated.
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    Mill column design questions

    In the process of designing a small, precision 3-axis mill for processing aluminum. While I can do FEA to evaluate most any design feature, it really is not a substitute for experience. I have seen...
  7. Need Super BL PV2 amplifier manual and setup software

    Just recently acquired a set of nice, though dated Super BL P50 servos and amplifiers.

    I am now looking for the user manual and related setup software for the Model PV2 amplifiers. The full...
  8. XZero machines have 6" Z

    Check out XZero. They have a forum here.
  9. 800W Spindle & 1.5KW VFD **US version??**

    Many of the small Chinese CNC Routers, typically the 6040s, spec a 110v version for the US market. These include a 800W Spindle & 1.5KW VFD.

    But, I have not been able to get an answer whether...
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