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43687

Re: SuperCamXp Videos

is there a reason somebody would choose this over mach3 or usbcnc? it seems very pricey in comparison. it also seems very limited, with only 3 axes. (also- a
juangelt
Feb 12
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43686

SuperCamXp Videos

SuperCamXp is a Draw and Cut three axis Mill control program. I began writing it in the early 90's. It is a direct CAD interface to the attached machine. Tool
azdlb
Feb 12
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43685

Re: Install swarf curtain on mill. [1 Attachment]

Exactly what I was looking for. Thank you, Graham Bill From: "gebowes@... [TAIGTOOLS]" To: TAIGTOOLS@yahoogroups.com Sent:
Bill M
Feb 7
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43684

Re: Install swarf curtain on mill.

I used the way cover from Little Machine Shop. http://littlemachineshop.com/products/product_view.php?ProductID=1431&category=
    gebowes
    Feb 7
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    43683

    Re: Install swarf curtain on mill.

    Not sure how much this would help nut for my maxnc and LMS mill way covers I just used small hardware store angle brackets and some AL angle from Lowes
    WAM
    Feb 6
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    43682

    Re: Install swarf curtain on mill.

    I didn't worry much about the leadscrew, but I put one around the headstock so swarf wouldn't be flying all over the bench. In a message dated 2/6/2016
    steve_fornelius2000
    Feb 6
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    43681

    Install swarf curtain on mill.

    What are some of the easiest ways to mount "swarf curtains" (Don't know what else to call them!)? I have a flat vinyl piece and a bellows type. None of the
    semobill4114
    Feb 6
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    43680

    Re: Manual mill motor upgrade

    It is my intent to ultimately use an Arduino to tap into the internal step and direction signals from either of my two CNC controllers, FlashCut (steppers) or
    mrehmus
    Feb 2
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    43679

    Re: Manual mill motor upgrade

    Thanks Mike -- excellent pics of the 4th axis you put together! Looks like a great alternative for dividing to a fixed index plate or an expensive dividing
    jnwoofer
    Feb 1
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    43678

    Re: Manual mill motor upgrade

    ... On 60Hz supply ;) At 50Hz overheating is a problem. But we do have the same problem with running 50Hz motors on an inverter, however on the better quality
    Lester Caine
    Jan 31
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    43677

    Re: Penn State motor duty cycle

    I have used the Penn state motor for a long time now and several times I have asked it to run for several hours at a time, and I have never had it over heat
    J. Todd Shultz
    Jan 30
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    43676

    Re: Manual mill motor upgrade

    Yes, I will upload the pictures today. The stepper is a NEMA 23 that was formerly on a Sherline CNC mill. With the 6:1 timing belt setup, it has plenty of
    mrehmus
    Jan 30
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    43675

    Re: Manual mill motor upgrade

    The power rating on most low cost motors is highly suspect anyhow. You have to know the phase of operation they are rating the power for and the duty cycle. By
      Jeffrey Birt
      Jan 30
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      43674

      Re: Manual mill motor upgrade

      Yeah I have some typing problems. Carpal tunnel, mostly fused spine... Going to try and make a new set of robotic arms for myself. As far as penn state
      Cary Brief
      Jan 30
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      43673

      Re: Manual mill motor upgrade

      ... Mute point - You'll never get to use the full 1/2hp anyway - Taig mill is simply not rigid enough to use it fully. Here's the figures for using 0.5HP (or
      Steve Blackmore
      Jan 30
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