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Forum: 10. Base Table Thu 02 September 2010, 09:53
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Posted By smreish
Mark, One thought is you could do the entire...

Mark, One thought is you could do the entire table and gantry from 2 x 2 tube and just double up the 2x2 to make it 4x2. Additionally, only buy the 2x2 x 1/4 wall for the tubes that will need...
Forum: 10. Base Table Fri 27 August 2010, 19:46
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Posted By smreish
Om pk 296-7.2 for gantries. Z slides are...

Om pk 296-7.2 for gantries. Z slides are kehling direct drive with 20t pinions

If using router all the time i would at least us 11 ga and stiffen the heck out of the spoil board and leg/frame...
Forum: 10. Base Table Fri 27 August 2010, 10:49
Replies: 53
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Posted By smreish
Mark, - 2x4 tube 3/16 or 1/4" wall - tapped...

Mark,
- 2x4 tube 3/16 or 1/4" wall - tapped all the holes. 5/16 UNC
- IF table was for plasma only would I make it so heavy? No, I would have used 2x2 sq tube 11 or 14 gauge and then used the...
Forum: 10. Base Table Thu 26 August 2010, 16:24
Replies: 53
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Posted By smreish
Mark The quick answer before I get to my...

Mark
The quick answer before I get to my printed plans is it's okay, I'll try to explain. First, the MM#1 which the plans are based on were designed for the EU / SA standard board sizes which are...
Forum: 10. Base Table Sun 22 August 2010, 14:14
Replies: 53
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Posted By smreish
Milling is limited to aluminum sheet stock. Cut...

Milling is limited to aluminum sheet stock. Cut dry or lightly atomized water borne coolant with the appropriate onsrud bit.

Plasma spark were arrested via a spark blanket below slotted table and...
Forum: 10. Base Table Sat 21 August 2010, 13:49
Replies: 53
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Posted By smreish
Mark, The students at UNCSA came up with a...

Mark,
The students at UNCSA came up with a great slat table solution. Small sections of 2" c channel welded ontop of the cross bearers that allow for 18 ga strips to be placed between. This...
Forum: 10. Base Table Thu 05 August 2010, 09:10
Replies: 53
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Posted By smreish
bed height, torch height spindle travel, torch...

bed height, torch height spindle travel, torch travel...all consideration.

The long version the the z slide in the plans allows for 11 to 14" of travel. This was maintained in the build.

Sean
Forum: 10. Base Table Wed 04 August 2010, 17:13
Replies: 53
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Posted By smreish
Don, Great to hear from you sir #1 MM outside...

Don,
Great to hear from you sir #1 MM outside of the Gerald Camp!

The detail about the MM Plasma machine was to carefully build the table within a very close tolerance to maintain the datum...
Forum: 10. Base Table Wed 04 August 2010, 11:19
Replies: 53
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Posted By smreish
Mark, What issue are you referring to in the...

Mark,
What issue are you referring to in the TorchMate thread? I don't recall us having any significant "bed-to-cutter" registration issues. (pretty familiar with the build since I was there :p...
Forum: 10. Base Table Tue 03 August 2010, 19:26
Replies: 53
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Posted By smreish
Mark, Have you downloaded the drawing set's...

Mark,
Have you downloaded the drawing set's yet.....5 pdf downloads.
The drawings have a series of nomenclature that dictate the method.....saw, cut, weld, assemble, etc.

The first set of...
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