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Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 23 March 2016, 03:34
Replies: 122
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Posted By litemover
Working on some stuff now, so stay tuned. It's...

Working on some stuff now, so stay tuned. It's going to be awesome!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 22 March 2016, 18:56
Replies: 122
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Posted By litemover
just moved the OC machine, getting it up and...

just moved the OC machine, getting it up and running again in antoerh part of OC.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 07 April 2014, 05:24
Replies: 224
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Posted By litemover
Charge Pump on?

Charge Pump on?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 03 April 2014, 01:13
Replies: 122
Views: 22,713
Posted By litemover
Hey thanks for the compliments guys. Again,...

Hey thanks for the compliments guys. Again, really appreciate it. BTW, my name is Christian, so not too far off :D I'm always impressed by the potential of this machine. I would be reluctant to...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 29 March 2014, 18:29
Replies: 122
Views: 22,713
Posted By litemover
Thank you for the comments! Really appreciate...

Thank you for the comments! Really appreciate it:)

Chris
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Fri 28 March 2014, 20:03
Replies: 37
Views: 13,275
Posted By litemover
I did a model and an exploded diagram of the...

I did a model and an exploded diagram of the whole thing and it was a good exercise, but it really helped the people who helped me out as well. My next adventure is going to be to model a 5 axis...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 28 March 2014, 19:46
Replies: 122
Views: 22,713
Posted By litemover
What I've been making...

Hiya everyone,

Sorry I've not posted any updates for months. After building the last machine, things got kind of hectic and it was 7 days a week 12 hours a day for a couple months. Now I'm back...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 28 March 2014, 19:18
Replies: 428
Views: 67,708
Posted By litemover
Hey Matt, Incidentally, YES i am back. I'll...

Hey Matt,

Incidentally, YES i am back. I'll PM you my details!

CC
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Tue 18 February 2014, 17:52
Replies: 6
Views: 3,849
Posted By litemover
Very nice! Do you place the presentation face...

Very nice! Do you place the presentation face face up or face down? Looks fantastic! Thanks for the help.
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Tue 18 February 2014, 01:26
Replies: 6
Views: 3,849
Posted By litemover
Thanks! What are you setting your spindle speed...

Thanks! What are you setting your spindle speed at? Also down ur or upcut o flute?
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sat 15 February 2014, 15:16
Replies: 6
Views: 3,849
Posted By litemover
Cutting Aluminum foam core

Does anyone happen to know if a Chinese spindle, 4kw, would be able to handle cutting 1/8" aluminum foam core board? I have one small project I need to cut some windows out of it and bend it. The...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 15 January 2014, 01:06
Replies: 122
Views: 22,713
Posted By litemover
Ok, well I managed to get the Spindle running via...

Ok, well I managed to get the Spindle running via Analoge, but not through mod bus. The only thing is that I can only get it to run very slow, and it won't go faster. There is no trim pot on the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 14 January 2014, 17:32
Replies: 122
Views: 22,713
Posted By litemover
Hey Guys, Just purchased an RS-485 adaptor...

Hey Guys,

Just purchased an RS-485 adaptor for hooking up my VFD to modbus and it only has 2 outputs on it. B- and A+ for RS485. How do I get this into Modbus? My VFD has R+T+ R- T- on it. Is...
Forum: General - MM Operating Sat 04 January 2014, 14:45
Replies: 6
Views: 4,104
Posted By litemover
Hey all, Just wanted to say, the tape was...

Hey all,

Just wanted to say, the tape was particularly useful, and continues to be. It's a no residue tape called Polyken 105. I usually use it to tape flooring to house stages that can't be...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Wed 01 January 2014, 15:22
Replies: 9
Views: 4,435
Posted By litemover
Well thanks to everyone for the help on the thick...

Well thanks to everyone for the help on the thick acrylic. It came out near perfect. I wasn't too thrilled about trying to get the workpiece off and took off most of the tape, which was a smart...
Forum: General - MM Operating Sun 29 December 2013, 14:48
Replies: 6
Views: 4,104
Posted By litemover
Yes, thanks for the the advice. I think I'll...

Yes, thanks for the the advice. I think I'll take some of it off for sure and possibly shim too.

Chris.
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sun 29 December 2013, 12:04
Replies: 9
Views: 4,435
Posted By litemover
Thanks Al, I heard for smaller diameters, climb...

Thanks Al, I heard for smaller diameters, climb is the way to go, then for larger, conventional is definitely the way to go. My chamfer mill is about 2" diameter with 1/2" shaft and I'm using an...
Forum: General - MM Operating Sun 29 December 2013, 04:02
Replies: 6
Views: 4,104
Posted By litemover
Too much tape?

Hi all,
I'm needing to tape my workpiece which is a 48x96" slab of 3/4" thick black cast acrylic. I'm using a double sided tape that I normally use for attaching flooring onto stages which can't be...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sat 28 December 2013, 20:49
Replies: 9
Views: 4,435
Posted By litemover
Yes indeed. Well, I'll take it slow and test...

Yes indeed. Well, I'll take it slow and test first. We'll see. Anyone know how deep I should go with each pass to keep a nice polishable edge? Cast acrylic 3/4" thickness.

Thanks!
Chris
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sat 28 December 2013, 03:33
Replies: 9
Views: 4,435
Posted By litemover
Thanks for the advice, I found a 60 degree...

Thanks for the advice, I found a 60 degree chamfering bit I'd like to use as the bevel edge. I should take at least .015-.03 of material off then? in one pass Should I mill out most of it in a...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 28 December 2013, 03:28
Replies: 122
Views: 22,713
Posted By litemover
Just squared up my gantry to near perfection. I...

Just squared up my gantry to near perfection. I had no idea that 1 .005" shim could make sure a huge difference. 1/16" of an in, unbelievable.

Big thanks to Greg from Warp9td for all the help he...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Wed 25 December 2013, 22:46
Replies: 9
Views: 4,435
Posted By litemover
Beveling Thick Acrylic

Hi all,

I'm about to set out on a 48"x96" x 3/4" beveling adventure and was wondering if anyone has any advice on what the best way to bevel 3/4 acrylic would be at 30-45 degrees. The bevels...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Wed 25 December 2013, 22:42
Replies: 6
Views: 3,446
Posted By litemover
I've been using onsrud single "O" flute downcut...

I've been using onsrud single "O" flute downcut for 3/16" and lower as it reduces the movement, and for 1/4" and higher a single flute "0" uncut spiral with tabs. BTW, a multi tool for cutting tabs...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 25 December 2013, 22:36
Replies: 122
Views: 22,713
Posted By litemover
Thanks, it is going to be a news background. ...

Thanks, it is going to be a news background.
I'm cutting an acrylic desk and was going to put a bevel on it. The acrylic is 3/4" thick, the bevel is going to be 30 degrees. Hopefully, I can cut...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 24 December 2013, 04:13
Replies: 122
Views: 22,713
Posted By litemover
Hey, Anothor project i designed and...

Hey,

Anothor project i designed and fabricated on the mechmate. Had a bit of a scare over the past few days. My power supply must have spiked or something taking out my ESS. Lukily had a spare...
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