Owner: Milwaukee MakerSpace
Champion: Steve P.
For info on how to get trained see this page CNC Area 4x8 Router
Based roughly on a cncrouterparts.com CRP-4896
Entire z axis custom designed and fabricated by Steve Pilon
Cutting Area: About 49“ x 100” (You can comfortably cut a 4×8 sheet of plywood with a 1/4 router bit.)
Control Software: Mach3
Breakout Boards: 2X cnc4pc.com C10 Manual
Stepper Drivers: 4X Gecko G203V Manual
Hold Down Extrusions: 8020 inc 1050 profile
Spindle VFD: Rockwell Powerflex 4m 22f-b017n103 Manual
Spindle: 3kw square type off of ebay
This is a partial list only
July 30, 2018: 120v control cabinet fan died, z axis driver heat watchdog tripped shutting down the z axis, z axis test working fine once it cooled down. (spilon)
2021 The original used ball screw broke, multiple valiant attempts were made to repair it but those proved unsuccessful. A new ball screw was purchased and the z axis was modified to accept the new ball screw.
Base cut setting for a 1/4“ 2 flute square nose (straight or spiral flute)bit:
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