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  1. Re: 6 axis robot or 5 axis cnc for 3d stone sculptures?

    You may want to check this out;

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Q1VDHF9yM1o

    There are more than a few places around the world that are carving stone with a robot. Rigidity as it applies to...
  2. Thread: Cam for robot?

    by MARV
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    Re: Cam for robot?

    Hans,
    I don't know enough about Mach 3 (or other control systems), but there is a fundamental difference between conventional CNCs and robots. Conventional systems employ linear movement with their...
  3. Thread: Cam for robot?

    by MARV
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    Re: Cam for robot?

    I should also mention that the software will output brand specific code to a variety of different robots.
  4. Thread: Cam for robot?

    by MARV
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    Re: Cam for robot?

    Hans,
    Most industrial robot manufacturers have seen fit to concoct their own proprietary code to run their robots, so they don't read g-code. There is however a bit of software that converts g-code...
  5. Re: Changing X-axis envelope during machining, automatically. For machining long plan

    Sounds a bit like you’re re-inventing the wheel.

    You didn’t mention your budget, but a “hybrid” CNC can fairly easily be assembled with the use of an industrial robot as the heart of the system...
  6. Re: Techniques for piping vac hold on moving table?

    Another option from McMaster Carr;

    https://www.mcmaster.com/5393k49

    Fairly flexible and durable. Depending on your set-up, you may get away with a smaller diameter (pods/pucks, etc.).
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    Re: Kuka robot servo drive wiring

    Marc,
    You might try this forum;

    https://www.robot-forum.com/robotforum/

    I used to program an ABB robot used as a CNC for carving. Whenever I hit a snag, I'd post to this forum and got answers...
  8. Re: Would someone like to 'spec-out' a 2'x5' or 2'x6' CNC Router set-up for me to bui

    Brent,
    As I mentioned earlier, a lot of good advice on this forum. The challenge is to ferret out what might apply to your application, something only you can determine. So I thought I’d describe...
  9. Re: Would someone like to 'spec-out' a 2'x5' or 2'x6' CNC Router set-up for me to bui

    Brent,
    Normally I wouldn't weigh in on most subjects here, but I come from a production woodworking background with nearly 50 years experience in the trade and have managed to transition into CNC...
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    Re: Spindle Motor source

    There are no 100% guarantees in life. Only promises.

    I'll take my chances on the one I've picked. If it craps out early, I'll let everyone know. Thanks again.
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    Re: Spindle Motor source

    Thanks Gerry. Thats the kind of endorsement I was looking for.
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    Spindle Motor source

    I have a CNC Router Parts Pro kit that I expect to start assembling soon, but need a spindle. I'm looking specifically for a 2.2KW 18000 RPM spindle with an ER25 collet to be used with collet...
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    Don't know if this thread is dead or not, but...

    Don't know if this thread is dead or not, but thought I'd respond if the original question persists;

    Instructions for handling a complex 5 axis post in IRBCAM are explained in the IRBCAM manual in...
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