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Author Topic: Fhyndoh's pit  (Read 14120 times)

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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #30 on: April 09, 2018, 05:31:19 PM »
Nice job.

I have the same 6040 cnc as well, cheap alternative to getting into cnc. Did you add endstops or homing switches to your cnc? I have not added them yet but would like to.

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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #31 on: April 09, 2018, 05:49:38 PM »
i've added homing switches and a tool height sensor. i couldn't have done this project without both, as it required multiple setups and the 0.2mm depth milling with a 0.4mm end mill for the text is very expensive on end mills unless the depth of cut is "just so".

i would add the above modifications as soon as your time allows. i even had a motor failure and power failure during the cutout of this and the homing switches allowed me to rescue the part.

EDIT: and if you haven't got a low profile milling vice get one - it increased the use i get out of mine, and the tool life and surface finish on aluminium exponentially. i'm making a vacuum chuck at present to cut my panel fascias.
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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #32 on: April 09, 2018, 08:52:37 PM »
Nice... :thumbsup:

I just bought limit switches for my own CNC project...building a modified Sphinx - I plus'd up the size of the gantry.  Still need a spindle and a few hardware odds and ends, but closing in.
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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #33 on: April 10, 2018, 03:15:20 AM »
Have you done the ICP pcb yourself? It's wonderfull!
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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #34 on: April 10, 2018, 09:54:31 AM »
Nice work

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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #35 on: April 10, 2018, 03:46:35 PM »
seeing as the interest in this seems to be fairly high i'm going to write up my experiences and learning from my CNC machine and the PCB making stuff if people would find that helpful.
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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #36 on: April 10, 2018, 05:36:52 PM »
I'm sure the info you publish will be very useful.
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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #37 on: April 10, 2018, 08:24:35 PM »
... :notes: ... :vprules: !
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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #38 on: April 11, 2018, 05:05:10 PM »
http://www.viperpits.org/smf/index.php?topic=11140.0

i will add photos and links and updates as able
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Re: Fhyndoh's pit
« Reply #39 on: April 12, 2018, 10:19:53 AM »
A true masterpiece, thank you!
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