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Old Jan 31, 2012, 04:01 PM
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"done by ourself" cnc router and hotwire cutter.now with video.

Joergen and I have teamed up on building cnc mill and hotwire cutter in one machine
It starts looking like we are near finish..
Joergen & Claus.
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 08:33 AM
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Nice! Any chance you'll be releasing the plans?
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Old Feb 01, 2012, 02:20 PM
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there might be a chance..
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Old Feb 02, 2012, 09:20 AM
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What are the cutting area limits?
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Old Feb 02, 2012, 06:18 PM
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for the router it is something like 550 mm x 1100mm
for hot wire cutting it is 450 x 1000 x 400 mm
but the towers can be moved closer to each other down to 100 mm,
that gives extreme possible
angles for the wire

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Old Feb 07, 2012, 10:16 AM
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ready for fine tuning

first time every thing in one place.

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Old Feb 14, 2012, 04:02 AM
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getting things to work together.

just an opdate.
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 02:08 PM
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Nice looking machine. Are you building a support table?
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Old Feb 16, 2012, 07:04 PM
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not it have got power.

today we pluged in all the motors to the board... and they all worked
in a day or two the table plate will be on..... 600 x 1250 mm
CNC mill/hot wire cutter, first time powered up (0 min 21 sec)
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 12:35 PM
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this first video the machine is running 75 mm / minute
we ( Joergen) have now made it run 600 mm / minute without loosing steps.
that gives new possibilities .
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Old Feb 17, 2012, 05:30 PM
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one step more.

now the top plate is on.
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Old Feb 26, 2012, 01:12 PM
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cnc-

Joergen soldering the last plug for the cnc project.
the first test runs have been done! at the moment we can run 400 mm /minute.
the old one have been tuned to run 180 mm/min.
the last collets for the router will be here on monday...
it is a bit of a victory ...

Joergen and Claus
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Old Feb 27, 2012, 04:32 AM
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Well, wires have been soldered.

Will test the connections to night. Can't wait.
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Old Mar 04, 2012, 03:56 PM
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some steps forward..

now we move with full funktion and home- zero buttom function.
Here is a little video of the result.
CNC Mill first run with a pencil (2 min 33 sec)

Joergen og Claus
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Old Mar 08, 2012, 01:23 PM
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Fantastic work, you guys show the way
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