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Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 20 June 2010, 15:57
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Posted By uncsamococlass
yep prox switches all around.

yep prox switches all around.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 21 May 2010, 06:55
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
we wanted a torch height controller and went with...

we wanted a torch height controller and went with a package from c and cnc. our torch unit lacked thc and arc good signal so we used the arc good transformer from them as well. both of these features...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 12 May 2010, 07:48
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
there are at least 14 different kinds in my...

there are at least 14 different kinds in my toolbox... or where i have lost track of the count
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 08 May 2010, 13:03
Replies: 116
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Posted By uncsamococlass
i am working on getting the drawing package put...

i am working on getting the drawing package put together
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 08 May 2010, 09:47
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
the plasma lead is a 20' shielded machine torch...

the plasma lead is a 20' shielded machine torch lead
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 08 May 2010, 09:32
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
all the nice electronics are closed up. we are...

all the nice electronics are closed up. we are only testing in this space. we are moving it to our metal shop for use. which is much better equipped for ventilatiion. still i am considering a...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 07 May 2010, 16:40
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
Really close

Getting so close

We spent some time dialing in preset volts on the torch height controller and then some more with travel speed

We ran a bunch of circles and squares in 1/4" plate and 16 gauge...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 07 May 2010, 13:55
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
getting closer and closer... dialing in torch...

getting closer and closer... dialing in torch height controller... getting it working
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 07 May 2010, 07:01
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
Yes metal smoke is most certainly dust!

Yes metal smoke is most certainly dust!
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 06 May 2010, 12:24
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Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
getting closer and closer

machine keeps getting closer and closer. these are very excting times around here. these are also very busy times around here. we are trying to wrap up this project and a few other ones we have going...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Thu 06 May 2010, 11:47
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
we are holding off on the logos until sean joins...

we are holding off on the logos until sean joins us next week. working right now at ironing out the bugs.i will get more pictures next time i am over in the shop.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 01 May 2010, 14:00
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
getting closer

hey all

we have got the frame painted, reasembled and are in progress wiring it all up. we need to ring out all the wiring before we power up. we also need to complete the cutting surface. Images...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 20 April 2010, 19:20
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
ah

ah that would be this. we are in the process of setting this up as a test station for some of our equipment. i am not sure its original purpose, we likely picked it up surplus and are converting to...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 20 April 2010, 17:02
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
don't know what you mean by radio broadcast.

don't know what you mean by radio broadcast.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 19 April 2010, 20:45
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
motors bench tested

after being pulled away for some productions, a conference, and a couple other projects the team has been able to get back together and do some nice work on our cnc project.

the motors have all...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 13 March 2010, 09:50
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
We work with tube most of the time, are set up to...

We work with tube most of the time, are set up to work with it in our metal shop, and found it easier to source than the channel. We also found it a fairly easy process to build the frames this way...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 10 March 2010, 17:20
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
We had our final class of the term today. Made...

We had our final class of the term today. Made short lists of things left to do for both the machine and the control. Next week is spring break. We may get a little done but are not going to push it....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Tue 09 March 2010, 10:35
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
1st and 2nd of april most of us will be at a...

1st and 2nd of april most of us will be at a technical theatre conference in kansas city. we are in session through the end of may.

sean leaves tomorrow, and we are currently scheduling his next...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Mon 08 March 2010, 20:11
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
progress on a monday

we made quite a bit of progress on the project today.

managed to get most of the brackets mounted today, hoping to get the cable chain mount attached, and the moutn squared away for the control...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 05 March 2010, 13:40
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
Thanks We are plugging away pretty strongly....

Thanks

We are plugging away pretty strongly. This is the last full week of winter term. We are a mixed class of second and thrid year grads, and fourth year undergrads.

It is a pretty fun...
Forum: MechMates already cutting Wed 03 March 2010, 21:55
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
Midweek progress report

The team has been hitting it pretty hard the past couple days. We have most of our parts in house and fabrication well in hand. The control cabinet is underway.

Very exciting these days.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sun 21 February 2010, 14:11
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
we are planning to use airflow exhaust. our metal...

we are planning to use airflow exhaust. our metal shop has a decent exhaust system in place, so we are going to let that handle the fumes.
Forum: MechMates already cutting Sat 20 February 2010, 16:19
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
A good week

We had a good week.

Purchasing underway, and parts coming in the door. Thanks to all those helping with the process..

A few minor purchases left to make, but ready for the shop to get rolling....
Forum: MechMates already cutting Fri 12 February 2010, 15:30
Replies: 116
Views: 81,709
Posted By uncsamococlass
This week we have been getting purchases...

This week we have been getting purchases underway, about half done there. We spent some time on the table. And clarified some of the electrical drawings. Our batch of laser cut parts arrived today,...
Forum: 10. Base Table Wed 03 February 2010, 19:31
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Views: 10,174
Posted By uncsamococlass
We are looking to have two z slides, one to fit...

We are looking to have two z slides, one to fit with a router to engrave or spot hole centers, one fit with a plasma torch. We are researching implementing a THC. Our cutting surface well likely be...
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