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Forum: General - MM Build Sat 04 August 2018, 08:40
Replies: 5
Views: 1,655
Posted By maxman
I tried it, and like the other posters said, ...

I tried it, and like the other posters said,

The problem is the high cost of software, Getting Delcam or mastercam to program a custom Kinematic post processor is very expensive.

definitley not...
Forum: The Market Place Thu 12 July 2018, 02:36
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By maxman
A few pics showing basic construction. ...

A few pics showing basic construction.

https://www.dropbox.com/sh/hsbqm487mav0a8x/AAAqgLM1eQwcRZJsPf7cU1Yda?dl=0
Forum: The Market Place Thu 12 July 2018, 02:04
Replies: 2
Views: 203
Posted By maxman
Mechmate Frame For Sale

Hi,

Old build of a Mechmate Plasma Table (around 2010).
Used for testing plasma and never used again.

3000 x 1500 working Envelope.

Precision ground rails
V groove bearings
Racks
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 13 November 2008, 22:34
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Cabinet info

Hi all , Thanks for your good cabinet reviews:D, We buy our aluminuim in 1 ton coils so , yes in a sense I did just roll off a piece to make the cabinet. Also you must remember I have 2 MultiCAM...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Thu 13 November 2008, 09:01
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Progress Update

Hi all, Sorry so quiet in the forum front , but I have been hard at work getting all the bit ready for the next big phase in construction.

So Far I have.

1 x main panel partly assembled
1 x...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 20 October 2008, 23:22
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Progress Report 21 October 2008

Hi All,

Slow progress here at the moment, too much to do to make money to buy all the components, and now it seems that is will all cost even more due to the exchange rate.

I have nearly...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 19 October 2008, 22:54
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Noga

Hi,

Yes we got ours from Tool Quip. You will just need to make a storage container for your cutting fluid. You will not belive how great those NOGA systems are after struggling with the Trico...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Sun 19 October 2008, 22:54
Replies: 21
Views: 10,090
Posted By maxman
Noga

Hi,

Yes we got ours from Tool Quip. You will just need to make a storage container for your cutting fluid. You will not belive how great those NOGA systems are after struggling with the Trico...
Forum: About this Forum Wed 15 October 2008, 07:37
Replies: 203
Views: 57,955
Posted By maxman
Rory in Cape Town

Keepin up the African Beard Quota.......2308
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Sun 12 October 2008, 23:43
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Thumbs up Orders Placed

Hi all,

Build will begin today with full steam ahead.
Our two MultiCAM machines are now loaded quite heavily and we could really use the excess capacity the mechmate will provide.

Have...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Tue 07 October 2008, 23:18
Replies: 21
Views: 10,090
Posted By maxman
For all - Link to the Lubricating mister site- ...

For all - Link to the Lubricating mister site-

http://www.noga.com/nogaProducts.php?catID=noco

What ever you do , dont buy the "Trico" mister , The kerosene / Parrafin destroys the plastic its...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 07 October 2008, 23:18
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
For all - Link to the Lubricating mister site- ...

For all - Link to the Lubricating mister site-

http://www.noga.com/nogaProducts.php?catID=noco

What ever you do , dont buy the "Trico" mister , The kerosene / Parrafin destroys the plastic its...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Tue 07 October 2008, 23:07
Replies: 21
Views: 10,090
Posted By maxman
Hi Chuck, Yes i know that 'Spiral 0' cuttting...

Hi Chuck,
Yes i know that 'Spiral 0' cuttting bit well they are very good at plastics and soft aluminuim (1200) but i found them too expensive and fragile for really pushing hard through "tougher"...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 07 October 2008, 23:07
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Hi Chuck, Yes i know that 'Spiral 0' cuttting...

Hi Chuck,
Yes i know that 'Spiral 0' cuttting bit well they are very good at plastics and soft aluminuim (1200) but i found them too expensive and fragile for really pushing hard through "tougher"...
Forum: Cutting various materials - bit selection, feeds, speeds Tue 07 October 2008, 06:45
Replies: 21
Views: 10,090
Posted By maxman
Hi Chuck. We cut alu all day on our 2...

Hi Chuck.

We cut alu all day on our 2 MultiCAM machines.

We use a 2 flute "quick spiral" full carbide cutting bit, Spinnnig at between 11000 and 14500RPM. Feed rate on a 6mm dia cutter will be...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 07 October 2008, 06:45
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Hi Chuck. We cut alu all day on our 2...

Hi Chuck.

We cut alu all day on our 2 MultiCAM machines.

We use a 2 flute "quick spiral" full carbide cutting bit, Spinnnig at between 11000 and 14500RPM. Feed rate on a 6mm dia cutter will be...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 07 October 2008, 00:59
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Hi all, Thanks for the great welcome on the...

Hi all,

Thanks for the great welcome on the forum.

I have subsequently decided to hunt around my workshop to see what steel I already have here to make the table from, and then go from there,...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 06 October 2008, 01:46
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Spreadsheet required

Hi all,

Does anyone know where that Excel spredsheet for the bill of materials is?

I saw it here somewhere, just can't find it now.....
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Mon 06 October 2008, 01:43
Replies: 31
Views: 9,245
Posted By maxman
Alu console frame together and some steel cut - Cape Town, S.Africa

Construction of 2 machines - one wood router and one router / plasma combo
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