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  1. Re: Understanding manual tool release wiring diagram for HSD ES919 Spindle

    So I discussed this further with a friend and I think I have a little better understanding-- or at least enough to test a theory. is the 8 "Button Output" an optional connection for an external...
  2. Understanding manual tool release wiring diagram for HSD ES919 Spindle

    Hey Guys I'm struggling understanding how to wire up my HSD manual tool release and was looking if someone can help me figure this out!

    https://i.imgur.com/7JuRzmz.png
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  3. Need some guidance switching controller for AXYZ 5012 Table

    Hey,

    I recently picked up an AXYZ 5012 table in "kinda working" shape. I bought it second hand from a shop using it to cut corian. When I bought it the machine could jog in the x/y directions but...
  4. Re: looking to upgrade from cncrouterparts machine to used mid-level or industrial?

    Hey Jim, Thank you for your reply.


    Agreed, I would be going in expecting not much support from the manufacture at all and relying more on the community's help since they are all pretty similar...
  5. looking to upgrade from cncrouterparts machine to used mid-level or industrial?

    Hey everyone, I've been using my CNCrouterparts (24x48) machine for about 4 years now and I've really reached its limitations for my needs. I've been looking for months between various machines and...
  6. Re: Vacuum hold down fixtures for job specific parts for aluminum sheets

    thanks for the links and videos! allstar adhesive was exactly the place i was looking for. I talked to Mike and he was very helpful. Just placed an order and gonna give it a try!
  7. Vacuum hold down fixtures for job specific parts for aluminum sheets

    Hey guys, I'm currently using double sided tape on MDF to hold down my aluminum sheets (0.040-0.050). I run a coolant mist as well to prevent my bits from gumming. While it works great, after a few...
  8. Re: Bits/Settings to cut aluminum!! 35+ broken bits! Help me before i go broke!

    with the method of spray adheasive/super77 is the spoiler board reusable? how many times can you use it before junk and chips start sticking on it?
  9. Re: Bits/Settings to cut aluminum!! 35+ broken bits! Help me before i go broke!

    Now that I increased the amount of tape i apply its helped out a great deal. I shear most my material slightly bigger than my cut piece so theres not much room to clamp (plus its hard to clamped the...
  10. Re: Bits/Settings to cut aluminum!! 35+ broken bits! Help me before i go broke!

    Awerby, First off great advice! I figured out my recipe to cutting soft malleable aluminum such as the 3000 series! I'm going to try breaking this down as best as I can, you've touched upon a good...
  11. Re: Bits/Settings to cut aluminum!! 35+ broken bits! Help me before i go broke!

    Ok, so now im REALLY going insane. I don't understand what I'm doing wrong. literally EVERYTIME I've use some sort of calculator, it breaks my bit instantly. From what I understand, I'm still using...
  12. Re: Bits/Settings to cut aluminum!! 35+ broken bits! Help me before i go broke!

    various aluminum. the 3003 and 3105 are the ones that im really struggling on. the other stuff that cuts well, I'm unsure of. Probably 5000/6000 series

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    im not sure, ill...
  13. Re: Bits/Settings to cut aluminum!! 35+ broken bits! Help me before i go broke!

    I think there are too many videos without coolant (ie toolstoday's video on the amana bit) cutting thicker aluminum that i think .040 should be fine without coolant/air... i'll hook up some...
  14. Re: Bits/Settings to cut aluminum!! 35+ broken bits! Help me before i go broke!

    which downcut bit are you using/recommend? I've gone crazy and im just ordering a ton of bits that "other" people have used with success hahaha

    Majority of my work will be .040-.050 aluminum at...
  15. Bits/Settings to cut aluminum!! 35+ broken bits! Help me before i go broke!

    So I've search High and Low, tried a WIDE range of settings and still cant dial it in.. I'm going broke from buying bits so i need some advice.
    Literally everything i've tried doesnt work. gwizard...
  16. Also what CAM program do you guys recommend for a...

    Also what CAM program do you guys recommend for a beginner? Are' there any free ones? I'm looking at vectrics software but im not sure which one would suit my needs the best... I'm thinking 2d?
  17. Thanks for the recomendation, I think I will use...

    Thanks for the recomendation, I think I will use them instead. I dont remember if I called or emailed automation technologies but i just remember having a bad taste from them, I think I was asking a...
  18. I also just placed my order for linear rails,...

    I also just placed my order for linear rails, ball screws and couplers. I'll head to the metal supply shop soon to start picking up material for the frame =)
  19. ok so its been a while and i'm back at it! My...

    ok so its been a while and i'm back at it!

    My biggest decision right now is deciding on electronics..
    I'm basically looking at my options from automation technologies inc.

    my choices seem to...
  20. That is understood, thats why i backed out of the...

    That is understood, thats why i backed out of the solsylva plans a while back. I began looking at it and saw id much rather make it out of steel. From there i knew i wanted to simplify it and design...
  21. Also what accessories do you guys recommend...

    Also what accessories do you guys recommend getting right off the bat?
    I need everything as I have none.
    End mills - should i get them from grizzly or are enco's better?
    r8 collet set
    clamping...
  22. My pre-build thread for my first milling machine! (G0704)

    So to start off I was originally going to build a CNC table to cut an aluminum spacer I have been designing. After advice from others, they recommended looking into a mill and adding cnc...
  23. You are absolutely right. to be honest, i've only...

    You are absolutely right. to be honest, i've only used a real mill which was a large bridgeport at work (quit that job though) so i did not even think about re positioning the piece. so the debate is...
  24. So are you saying a large in cutting the aluminum...

    So are you saying a large in cutting the aluminum this quickly and efficiently (to me at least) is due to the software? I would have NO problem with a machine cutting like that.....
  25. I've looked into the mill option. money isnt the...

    I've looked into the mill option. money isnt the issue for purchasing one since ive found used bridgeports for around 1300 (which is less then building the cnc table) but they are manual (with DRO) ...
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