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Forum: Rails & Rollers Mon 31 August 2020, 22:08
Replies: 50
Views: 102,770
Posted By Codered741
It seems that the superior bearing domain is up...

It seems that the superior bearing domain is up for sale, so I'm assuming that the company went under. Anyone have an alternative source, that can be purchased online?
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 27 December 2013, 22:07
Replies: 116
Views: 81,646
Posted By Codered741
Hi all, Just checked the videos, they...

Hi all,

Just checked the videos, they should be all good to go now!

http://youtu.be/OSvdGoM5hTs
http://youtu.be/4cMzAEfQX0s

Let me know if they don't work!

-Cody
Forum: General - MM Build Mon 10 January 2011, 11:37
Replies: 10
Views: 7,586
Posted By Codered741
Thc

As was said, the deflection in a plasma machine is not as critical. But be sure to put a good Torch Height Controller in place, this keeps the torch at a constant height from the material.

So...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 12 November 2010, 19:45
Replies: 116
Views: 81,646
Posted By Codered741
Update

So we were cutting our first real project for the automation department, and we ran into a small issue.
It seems that our plasma power supply has a problem, it is not putting out the correct...
Forum: Rails & Rollers Fri 12 November 2010, 17:46
Replies: 13
Views: 13,607
Posted By Codered741
Kit

The kit of laser cut parts.
Forum: Rails & Rollers Fri 12 November 2010, 16:08
Replies: 13
Views: 13,607
Posted By Codered741
an option

You could use your router table to do aluminum rails, quite easily, just spray some WD-40 on the bit every couple of inches. But to do steel rails, you would still need either a very small bit, or a...
Forum: Rails & Rollers Thu 11 November 2010, 23:06
Replies: 13
Views: 13,607
Posted By Codered741
Problems

So there are a couple of problems here. Your ordinary router spins far too fast to cut steel (8000rpm), for your vbit you would need a machine that would spin at about 500rpm, depending on the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 15 October 2010, 21:45
Replies: 116
Views: 81,646
Posted By Codered741
about that...

Yea... well the machine will get a water table, as soon as the machine HAS a home. It is still in flux, certain people do not want to give up the space... So for now we are still dragging it out...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 14 October 2010, 20:59
Replies: 116
Views: 81,646
Posted By Codered741
More Cutting!!

Test cut using the foam knives, and some M-16 sideplates and clips for props!!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 05 October 2010, 13:02
Replies: 116
Views: 81,646
Posted By Codered741
Photos!

As promised, the first few files that we have cut on the machine this year.

10424

10425

10426
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 04 October 2010, 19:51
Replies: 116
Views: 81,646
Posted By Codered741
my bad

Yea... this last week has been a liiiiiiiiiiitle hectic. But i will get a photo up tomorrow, two actually, we are cutting knives for a foam carver tomorrow! basically making big shaper bits.
...
Forum: 40. Z-Slide Fri 10 September 2010, 10:29
Replies: 10
Views: 12,754
Posted By Codered741
lol

He was just asking us the other day if we remembered this.

That and Pascals' law..

Apparently some of us need some more beating....

-Cody
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 04 August 2010, 22:13
Replies: 116
Views: 81,646
Posted By Codered741
Beat me!

You beat me to it!

However, I could not have said it better!

Some of us are still here, lurking, and I will be sure to keep adding photos as time goes on, and school starts again.

-Cody
Forum: Graphics & CAD Sun 25 July 2010, 09:31
Replies: 3
Views: 7,633
Posted By Codered741
Not all in one.

From reading the website, i think that you will still need to have a machine control software, mach3,emc, etc. While the website is not tremendoously clear on the details, it says that it will...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 08 June 2010, 23:42
Replies: 241
Views: 141,670
Posted By Codered741
Geez i hope not. I posted that from my phone in...

Geez i hope not. I posted that from my phone in the airport, the dangers of surfing on a small screen. P

My bad! I'll look closer next time.

-Cody
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 08 June 2010, 00:16
Replies: 241
Views: 141,670
Posted By Codered741
Of course...

Duh... I should have caught that... Never mind!


-Cody
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 07 June 2010, 21:21
Replies: 241
Views: 141,670
Posted By Codered741
Spider.

Is it just me, or is the spider way small. Seems like a Big gap between the spider and the side plate.

Also missed the bend for the gas strut mount.

You are movin quick! Good luck!

-Cody
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Mon 24 May 2010, 13:36
Replies: 59
Views: 66,580
Posted By Codered741
Just wishing.

No real plans yet. Just thinking. I was/am thinking about building a small footprint machine using the mm box, and then building the big machine later, as I don't have anywhere to put it right now. ...
Forum: 701. Motor Drives Fri 21 May 2010, 13:46
Replies: 59
Views: 66,580
Posted By Codered741
201X with PMDX-132?

Anyone tried the 201X drives with the PMDX 132? I like the layout of the 132 until i noticed that there was no way to tune the motors when using the 203V. But the 201X has the adjustment on the...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 19 May 2010, 20:31
Replies: 116
Views: 81,646
Posted By Codered741
Isolation

So I posted in another thread that we were having some isolation issues upon the start of the torch, and Mike asked me to say something about it here.

What we believe was happening was, as our...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 16 May 2010, 20:52
Replies: 116
Views: 81,646
Posted By Codered741
Motion Control

Just one thing... The class is Motion Control, not motor control. But otherwise looks great!

-Cody
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 16 May 2010, 20:44
Replies: 99
Views: 59,537
Posted By Codered741
why not proxes?

do you have something against the proximity switches? They are a tried and true solution, and are really easy to implement.

Just wondering.

And limits will stop the machine, but just in...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 15 May 2010, 19:13
Replies: 99
Views: 59,537
Posted By Codered741
limits and E-Stop

I wouldn't wire the limits and the E-Stop in series, they don't do the same thing!

The limits are used for both homing and derailing, while e-stop kills power to everything in an emergency...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 14 May 2010, 15:59
Replies: 99
Views: 59,537
Posted By Codered741
Eccentrics

The Gantry and Y-Car dont use the eccentric bushings. Just an M12 bolt through side plate and the bearing, with shims to make it ride right.

See M1 20 100AB

-Cody
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 14 May 2010, 13:24
Replies: 71
Views: 37,415
Posted By Codered741
Plasma

Welcome!

Just one thing to note with the plasma, the cutting surface needs to be electrically isolated from the rest of the frame, especially if the power supply is a high frequency start. Before...
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