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Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Tue 11 June 2013, 16:18
Replies: 4
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Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Yes, made for continuos motion

Yes, made for continuos motion
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Mon 10 June 2013, 06:20
Replies: 4
Views: 3,161
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Thank you for the quick response. Everything is...

Thank you for the quick response. Everything is shielded inside the control box behind the transformer capacitor and rectfier. So all data from breakout to drivers and drivers to external terminal...
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Sun 09 June 2013, 10:45
Replies: 4
Views: 3,161
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Help with What I have already installed

Hi,

I believe I made a big mistake. I wired the motors with 18/4 non sheilded cable. I believe i needed sheilded cable now that I look back. Should I finish with what i got and then try running...
Forum: Rails & Rollers Mon 13 September 2010, 07:45
Replies: 6
Views: 5,404
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
The price was about 500 in the end i believe. But...

The price was about 500 in the end i believe. But the best way to get the rail straight is a laser jet. I used a cnc punch but the problem turned out that the punch slightly warped the 1/4" material...
Forum: Rails & Rollers Sun 12 September 2010, 14:39
Replies: 6
Views: 5,404
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
I saved money where i could. I work at a sheet...

I saved money where i could. I work at a sheet metal fabrication shop so i knew where i could change some things... I didnt have anything cut out by laser. But i wish i had now but its to late. But...
Forum: 60. Wiring & Cable Management Sat 12 June 2010, 09:57
Replies: 2
Views: 2,654
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
How to figure A- and A+

I know how to figure out the pairing of wires. A and B. My question is does it matter which pair you designate and A or B and does it matter which one is the negative of the pair and which is the...
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Wed 14 April 2010, 05:46
Replies: 2
Views: 2,935
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Thank you Gerald you are fast at replying and...

Thank you Gerald you are fast at replying and always a help. I also had a question. Is there a formula to estimate accuracy? I saw the resolution but thats not necessarily accuracy or is it?
Forum: Rails & Rollers Tue 13 April 2010, 17:40
Replies: 6
Views: 5,404
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
hiwin linear rails on ebay

Hi i found hiwin linear rails on ebay about 4 foot long comes in pairs with 4 trucks. By the time i did the math on the custom made rails with angle iron and the crazy expesive v bearings i decided...
Forum: Driving Mechanisms: Rack/pinion, gears, screws, belts & chains Tue 13 April 2010, 17:28
Replies: 2
Views: 2,935
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Spur Gear decision

Hi, I have 640oz (+,-) with a 4:1 gear ration on top of that.

Going to purchace the stdsteel gear rack 20/20 (or w.e it is i dont have the info right in front of me.

But i was wondering which...
Forum: General - MM Build Fri 15 January 2010, 18:38
Replies: 6
Views: 4,329
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Yeah this is a great design... But also im sure...

Yeah this is a great design... But also im sure gerald and the rest of the mm boys would understand that you gotta use whats readily available and what best suits you.
Forum: General - MM Build Thu 14 January 2010, 20:23
Replies: 6
Views: 4,329
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
depends on the thickness of the aluminum and...

depends on the thickness of the aluminum and grade of aluminum... Im using half inch aluminum for my z axis doesnt flex at all... If you have a friend in the metal fabrication business im sure he can...
Forum: Archives Sun 29 November 2009, 20:07
Replies: 4
Views: 2,798
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
They are hiwins but i just need suggestions and...

They are hiwins but i just need suggestions and pros and cons on the ways i was questioning about mounting the rails
Forum: Archives Sun 29 November 2009, 20:06
Replies: 4
Views: 2,798
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Everything is based off the mm i had to go cheap...

Everything is based off the mm i had to go cheap on some stuff... i cant afford to get my stuff laser cut so i had to modify... I didnt realize you guys wouldnt respect that..
Forum: Archives Sat 28 November 2009, 17:37
Replies: 4
Views: 2,798
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Bought Linear Rails, Help mounting (non-MechMate)

Hi, I have recently bought linear rails for my machine... standard guide ways and trains for them. Ok question is im not sure what the best way to mount them is. The will be mounted on top of a...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Wed 16 September 2009, 20:11
Replies: 17
Views: 8,090
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Thanks brad i actually just got ballsy and did it...

Thanks brad i actually just got ballsy and did it its all parrell and it came out right. Thank you domino also and gerald... I just got my bob in today so hopefullly tomorrow ill get some thermal...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Wed 16 September 2009, 16:28
Replies: 17
Views: 8,090
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Also what size fuses should i put between my...

Also what size fuses should i put between my drivers and power supply?
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Wed 16 September 2009, 16:11
Replies: 17
Views: 8,090
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Okay thank you guys... I actually got a pdf...

Okay thank you guys... I actually got a pdf finally from antek about the transformer now im kinda worried... BUt first of all did i not have the symbol right for the voltage reader? i was using V~ at...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Tue 15 September 2009, 20:39
Replies: 17
Views: 8,090
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
well when i test the voltage after the recitier i...

well when i test the voltage after the recitier i get 56v with the V~ and hmmm i guess when i test it with the other i get half that grr... im scared to hook up the wires the opposite way because if...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Tue 15 September 2009, 17:10
Replies: 17
Views: 8,090
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Aww frick i forgot to put a resistor on the...

Aww frick i forgot to put a resistor on the capactor... now it is charged at 54.7v what do i do?
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Tue 15 September 2009, 16:15
Replies: 17
Views: 8,090
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
After the recitifer i use V~ right? and i...

After the recitifer i use V~ right? and i actually kinda thought about the capacitor being the problem but wasnt sure... And thank you i will hook everything up right away and tell you the results......
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Tue 15 September 2009, 09:03
Replies: 17
Views: 8,090
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
OKay now i tried hooking one red and black...

OKay now i tried hooking one red and black together and one black to hot and one red to nuetral i get 36.8 volts green to green blue to blue and now the question remains how come im not getting the...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Tue 15 September 2009, 08:41
Replies: 17
Views: 8,090
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Troubleshooting a DIY Power Supply

Okay guys i have an antek 600 watt powersupply... It has two outputs at 38 volts and basically thats what i need before the recitifier... Well this is how john at antek told me to hook it up.. I cant...
Forum: 702. Power Supplies Thu 09 July 2009, 10:07
Replies: 2
Views: 3,406
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Amperage question

If i did the calcutlations and my amperage i need is 14.5 (rounded) would it be safe to go with something lower lik 13amp or higher around 16 amps? how do i decide what is safe or not?
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 06 July 2009, 14:06
Replies: 14
Views: 4,957
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Yup old technology i called the company back the...

Yup old technology i called the company back the green is ground and the torque is 233 in/oz meaning either gear down or buy new motors... trying to work out a deal with the guy that supplied them he...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 05 July 2009, 17:05
Replies: 14
Views: 4,957
Posted By shelbygt500buddy
Yeah i was going to design a belt drive for...

Yeah i was going to design a belt drive for them... planning a 7:1 ratio for those... i was told they are 500 oz but i guess we will see...
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