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Old Mon 05 September 2016, 15:51
Just call me: Gary C
UP of Michigan
United States of America
Jet 1221vs CNC Lathe Converion

Not MechMate, but lots of CNC tinkerers here. Remove if not appropriate, please.

Custom built CNC conversion for Jet 1221vs Lathe. Equipped with Jet stand, 4 jaw syncro chuck, drive plate, drive spur, live center 5/8" mandrel and numerous other accessories. Ballscrew drive for X and Y on supported linear rails. All components cnc cut from billet stock. 5 amp, 4 axis control will run on WinCNC, Shopbot, Mach, Linux or any other using standard DB25 pin interface. (not included) Optional adapter required for ShopBot.

All manual operations of the lathe remain intact. CNC operations include rotary 4th axis (Indexer) or CNC Lathe turning with Lathe motor. Operates on 120V 15A

The following videos show various turning and rotary 4th axis operations. All toolpaths generated using VCarve Pro with custom post processor.

Rotary Rounding via 4th axis or lathe turning:

Profile Roughing and turning with VCarve on surface:

4th Axis profile using continuous turn method:

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Price $2500 plus shipping For more info email:
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