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Taig Mill with Servo Motors

Here is a picture of the Taig Micro Mill with Brushed DC motors
Aug 15, 2014

Using CAD for CNC

Hi to all, I added an example, CAD to CAD2Lathe to Mach3 Turn to my CAD page. http://www.cad2gcode.com/cncprojects/id21.html
Aug 2, 2014

Two auctions of interest to machinists

Computer accessory company Alsop is moving their production to other facilities (suspecting China) and auctioning off their manufacturing facilities. Alsop:
Dave Halliday
Jul 16, 2014

Re: FOAM-- [CAD_CAM_EDM_DRO] Measurements to compare machines

I am a little hesitant to post this but as a service by daytime job company can supply Type 1 or Type 2 Polyurethane Grout with an agregate. This is marketed
Gary Click
Jul 10, 2014


CNC zone has a huge (4,000+ entries) discussion of epoxy/granite for damping structures. Dave 8{) -- "A word to the wise ain't necessary - it's the stupid
David G. LeVine
Jul 10, 2014

FOAM-- [CAD_CAM_EDM_DRO] Measurements to compare machines

Hi Mike and all:       You can buy a gallon of epoxy that will mix with the stone to fill your you tubes with from a company in Penn. if I remember
William Thomas
Jul 10, 2014

Re: Measurements to compare machines

Plasticine would probably do the same,    ........Edmund......... On Wednesday, July 9, 2014 6:18 PM, "'David G. LeVine' dlevine@...
Jul 10, 2014

Re: Measurements to compare machines

On 07/08/2014 04:12 PM, timg@... ... On the other hand, a dedicated home shop machinist could actually MAKE a ballbar tester fairly easily. You
Jon Elson
Jul 10, 2014

Re: Measurements to compare machines

On 07/09/2014 01:07 PM, editor@... [CAD_CAM_EDM_DRO] ... Another vibration killer is high density foam. It will NOT stop flexure, but it
David G. LeVine
Jul 9, 2014

Re: Measurements to compare machines

I tend to agree that the pin can be a weak point but, in the 3+ years I've had the Sherline lathe, mill and the TAIG mill, the most egregious problem with any
Jul 9, 2014

Re: Measurements to compare machines

Agreed a Ballbar test result would be very interesting. Unfortunately not everyone has one of these $4000 - $9000 devices. Heck they cost more than many
Jul 8, 2014

Re: Measurements to compare machines

You are thinking of rotation around the pin. I agree with the key or with our angle adjuster that is not an issue. What I am referring to is the heads ability
Jul 8, 2014

Re: Ball screws

As the current mach # development team said at a meeting "we cannot truly compensate for backlash because the table can move in one axis from the pressure of
Jul 4, 2014

the original list of the guys that signed up at a CNC seminar at Na

Anyone want that list? If not my heirs will throw it away as it means nothing to them. bill List Mom In a message dated 6/29/2014 2:05:43 A.M. Mountain
Jul 3, 2014

Re: Ball screws

Ball screw is use because not back lash when adjusted corrected  a regular screw or acme will always have  back lash  this is so the machine can go one way
ronan hanlon
Jul 3, 2014
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