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GMFC version 3.91.14

Hi All, GMFC V3.91.14 is available from my site. This version introduces few major features and corrects few bugs. New Features: - Improvement of the UI of the
Gilles Muller
Sep 10
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16730

DIY CNC foam cutter in making

Hi all...this I should Sudarshan. I am in the process to build a CNC foam cutter. It's using some u shaped aluminum extrusions which have some sort of guiding
sudarshanpujari
Jun 28
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16729

Re: foam cutter plans?

Thanks but I a man looking for larger sizes...say the the Rc universe cnc
sudarshanpujari
Jun 28
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16728

DIY foam cutter in making

Hello to all... This is Sudarshan, I am in the process of making a CNC foam cutter out of some u shaped aluminum extrusions. They are in built with some
sudarshanpujari
Jun 28
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16727

Re: foam cutter plans?

You could go with what I have for sale at https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?2827557-CNC-Foam-Cutting-Towers#post36805550
bbixel
May 27
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16726

Re: foam cutter plans?

... Στις Σάβ., 27/05/17, ο/η Larry larry.ryan@... [CNCFoamcutters] έγραψε: Θέμα: Re:
Παξ John
May 27
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16725

Re: foam cutter plans?

Budget? Sent from my iPhone
Larry
May 27
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16724

Re: foam cutter plans?

Can you offer a bit more information? IE: What type of parts do you want to cut? How large a part do you want to cut? What type of foam do you want to cut?
testfly2
May 26
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16723

Re: foam cutter plans?

Probably best to look at images in the forum or on Google . . . perhaps you'll see something that appeals ? Cheers . . . Gene ________________________________
Gene Tanin
May 26
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16722

foam cutter plans?

i wish to build a foam cutter...online plans don't inspire much trust...are there any suggestions in this regard?
sudarshanpujari
May 26
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16721

Re: Machine for cutting foam to test boat designs?

The software can be a ton less expensive. MeshCAM does a good job of generating G code from a CAD model. There are now good and reasonably priced stepper
ankerbs
Apr 27
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Re: Machine for cutting foam to test boat designs?

There are many apps for hotwire cutting and the French and Italian guys have been making amazing foam core airplane models. This process could be adapted for a
Richard Gammon
Apr 27
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Re: Machine for cutting foam to test boat designs?

I use a Mechate (shopbot clone) which can be built to whatever x/y/z travel is desired.  Mine has 10ft-x, 5ft-y, 14in-z.  Runs on winxp using Mach3.  Cost
Stan Lewis
Apr 27
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Re: Machine for cutting foam to test boat designs?

The best machine I have found so far is the 51x51x27 inch model here with the StyroMill option. It does both hot wire and milling:
vincecate
Apr 26
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Re: Machine for cutting foam to test boat designs?

You could use a robot arm and a rigid loop hot wire cutter. I have seen several designs for these on the WWW. It carves like a sculptor would. They were
Malcolm Parker-Lisberg
Apr 26
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