robotics - electronics - machining
  Wednesday November 30th 2022 06:44:43 PM

CNC Power Supply

But first... A couple good Feed charts and calculators

Feed Speed Wizard

Chiploads for various materials

Feed Rate Calculator

Milling Speed and Feed Calculator

Started with 3 surplus transformers

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Mounted the diode packs to the bottom for now.

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Found a piece of heatsink at the scrap yard. Cut down to a workable size. Squared the ends on the sherline.

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Edge milled for mounting. New stepper drivers. Started wiring the drivers.

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New enclosure for the electronics.

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Mounted the drivers to the door.

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Started wiring in the Mesa cards. Still need to rewire the pendant plug. 

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Changed the stepper plugs to DIN plugs.Started the encoder for the spindle.

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Moved electronics around a bit.Made room for the 7i84 SSerial IO card.

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