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Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 08 November 2015, 17:57
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Posted By Sinbad
How do you find the size of the motors, if you...

How do you find the size of the motors, if you had the your time again - would you consider going larger?

I notice you're in SA - without imposing - would it be possible to have a chat and...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 29 October 2015, 03:29
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Posted By Sinbad
so my quite seems reasonable i guess.

so my quite seems reasonable i guess.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Thu 29 October 2015, 00:16
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Posted By Sinbad
Just received the quote for steel, supplier only...

Just received the quote for steel, supplier only sells lengths so there is significant wastage... Cost is for approx $700AUD.

What are other peoples experiences / thoughts with cost and wastage?
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Mon 26 October 2015, 23:14
Replies: 13
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Posted By Sinbad
Yes i admit that more time needs to be invested...

Yes i admit that more time needs to be invested studying the plans - and this is the point, which is, alot of research needs to be done before embarking on the build.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Mon 26 October 2015, 18:04
Replies: 13
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Posted By Sinbad
The one thing i have struggled with so far is the...

The one thing i have struggled with so far is the determination of the correct setup of the gantry (correct length of tubes, and ensuring square before welding).

The table size is also tricky but...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 18 October 2015, 19:54
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Posted By Sinbad
are steppers of this kind overkill for our...

are steppers of this kind overkill for our applications?

http://www.automationtechnologiesinc.com/products-page/nema-42/nema-42-high-torque-stepper-motor-2830-oz-in-2
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 18 October 2015, 05:12
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Posted By Sinbad
thanks Rick, thinking i might use the last beam...

thanks Rick,
thinking i might use the last beam for a 4th axis or to clamp vertical work pieces somehow.
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sun 18 October 2015, 03:54
Replies: 21
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Posted By Sinbad
Updated layout. I'd sure appreciate some feedback...

Updated layout. I'd sure appreciate some feedback on the detail
Thanks
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sat 17 October 2015, 17:31
Replies: 21
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Posted By Sinbad
Rick are you able to elaborate please, im...

Rick
are you able to elaborate please, im having difficulty locating any dimensions in the plans denoting how these should be laid out. 10 10 30 doesnt have any dimensions in my set?

Actually on...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sat 17 October 2015, 01:28
Replies: 21
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Posted By Sinbad
And the finished front view

And the finished front view
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Sat 17 October 2015, 00:03
Replies: 21
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Posted By Sinbad
A few hours of work has yielded the following...

A few hours of work has yielded the following (pics attached)
My layout is based on a 1300x2550 (1220x2440 sheet with extra allowance for some margin of error).

According to the plans:
10 10...
Forum: Introduce yourself and start planning Wed 14 October 2015, 19:04
Replies: 21
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Posted By Sinbad
Looking for Steel - Adelaide, AU

Hello Gents,
I'm new to the forum (obviously) - have been contemplating building one of these beauties for a few years now as my second DIY CNC. My first machine is a hobby CNC made from plywood, so...
Forum: Construction started, but not cutting yet Tue 13 October 2015, 23:13
Replies: 28
Views: 13,634
Posted By Sinbad
Awesome work. I was contemplating using HIWIN...

Awesome work.
I was contemplating using HIWIN linear rails and this has inspired me.
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