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    Re: Upgrading timing belts

    I have no experience, but this one comes with 9mm HTD3 belts and one 3nm Stepper to power two 10mm pitch ballscrews with ratio 1:1,25.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n58g3pBqPkE
  2. Re: Need simple DIY CNC machine my son and I could build?

    Take a look at grabcad:

    https://grabcad.com/library?page=1&time=all_time&sort=recent&query=cnc%20router
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    Re: Just another extrusion/Aluminium CNC

    Aligned the X Axis:

    X left:

    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=423482&stc=1


    X center (after tightening the slave rail it changed to 0.03mm which is still fine for...
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    Re: Just another extrusion/Aluminium CNC

    The Y Axis is aligned. The Ballscrew for the X Axis arrived today.

    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=423404&stc=1


    To make things more rigid I mounted a 120x80...
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    Re: Just another extrusion/Aluminium CNC

    Simple 30mm diameter jaw couplings.

    https://www.cnc-discount.com/wellenkupplungen/122
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    Re: Just another extrusion/Aluminium CNC

    Today I started aligning some parts.

    The left Y Profile was clamped in position with 1-2-3 blocks and attached to the bottomframe.

    To flush both Y profiles I clamped them between the...
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    Re: Just another extrusion/Aluminium CNC

    @fretman_2 thanks. I'm very happy with it too.

    PS: Some pictures of the aligning process will follow these days.
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    Re: Just another extrusion/Aluminium CNC

    I received the large Profiles yesterday and mounted them. Next step is aligning and squaring everything which feels like it will be much butthurt. :D
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    Re: First Cnc Build With extrusion

    What size are your energy chains?
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    Re: Acoustic isolation of dust collector

    There are many videos and infos available if you search for "sound proof cnc (or vac/compressor) enclosure".

    https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=+sound+proof+vac+enclosure


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    Re: First Cnc Build With extrusion

    That looks pretty good.
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    Re: Just another extrusion/Aluminium CNC

    I wanted 10mm pitch but ordered 5mm. **** happens but I can live with it.
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    Re: Just another extrusion/Aluminium CNC

    This it how it looks at the moment:

    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=420736&stc=1
    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=420738&stc=1...
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    Just another extrusion/Aluminium CNC

    Hi. I'm working on this build for about 2 years now and jsut wanted to share some pictures of the progress.

    The Framesize is 1000mm x 800mm. It is a direct driven dual drive gantry design inspired...
  15. Re: How to cut Ali side plates for a new CNC ROuter

    It is possible to drill very fast if you use extra short drills (they are accurate even if abused) and a strong 2-speed drill within a solid drill stand like wabeco offers.


    PS: Everything (more...
  16. Re: How to cut Ali side plates for a new CNC ROuter

    Hi. If you just want to cut the plates you can use a miter saw. Today I used this one for 20mm plates. With much WD40 coolant and multiple slides it works very good, even with the original HM blade...
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    Re: What spindle are you using

    Rattm Motors offers a 2.2kw Spindle that is a bit longer than the other 2.2kw Spindles around and has more Torque. Together with the Nowforever VFD which has some kind of simplified vector control,...
  18. Re: DIY Gantry-CNC heavily influenced by CNCzone...

    If I had access to a larger cnc I would build a minimal steel base/bed. Something simple like this one:


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

    Maybe in the future.


    The Z and Y Axis...
  19. Re: DIY Gantry-CNC heavily influenced by CNCzone...

    It pretty much looks like the one I build at the moment:


    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=409758&stc=1
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  20. Re: DIY Gantry-CNC heavily influenced by CNCzone...

    Really nice build. Looks solid.
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    Re: Saturn 2 4x4 - Building 2nd Machine

    Hi, as long as it is possible to get the rails parallel it should be pretty easy.

    1. Remove the rails
    2. Measure the distance from each thread to the outer edge and draw a sketch in cad.
    3....
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    Re: Aluminium-/Extrusion CNC Build

    If you don't have a drillstand, but profiles and linearrails: :D

    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=405650&stc=1
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    Re: Aluminium-/Extrusion CNC Build

    The Y Axis with the slides:
    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=405640&stc=1
    https://www.cnczone.com/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=405642&stc=1...
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    Re: Aluminium-/Extrusion CNC Build

    As you may notice, the motor and the ballscrew in the CAD is mounted to the front of the Z. On the actual build everything is mounted to the back.

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    Aluminium-/Extrusion CNC Build

    Hi,

    just another build Thread for a CNC Router based on Aluminiumextrusion.

    Specs:

    25mm Linear rails on all axis,
    1605 Ballscrews for Y and Z Axis
    2005 Ballscrew for X Axis
    Motors:...
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