Category: Retired Assets

Zen Toolworks CNC

Steward: None. We no longer have this at AMT. Asset Number: AMT038 CNC engraving/mill by Zen Toolworks aka Guido Photos Useful info Guido is his nickname and engraving’s his game. Currently, this CNC beast is equipped with a 3mm 30degree V-shape bit, meant for engraving. Other bits can be used up to a shank diameter …

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Zen Toolworks CNC buildup

Started to put together [[Zen Toolworks CNC|Al’s CNC micro-mill]]. Stopped at around step Y-14 on the buildup because the lead screw turns very hard. I am worried the stepper motors will not have the power to overcome it, resulting in too many stalls. [[File:IMG_20110116_164255.jpg|500px|thumbnail|center|The hardest thing was to make a vise to push those bushings …

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Zen Toolworks CNC/Materials

Materials that can be worked on the Zen Toolworks CNC ===[[Expanded PVC]]=== [http://www.woodweb.com/knowledge_base/Milling_Expanded_PVC.html Preliminary research] suggests that it can/should be cut at hi RPM (18000) and IPM (200) with 3/8″ dia. O-flute bits. 18000 x .375 = 6750 So the tool face should be going about 6750 SFM. Practical testing still pending. ===[[Acrylic]]=== ===Wood=== ===Aluminum===

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Shapeoko

[[Category:NA]] We gave the Shapeoko to Sudo Room in 2017 Name:[[Tool Stewards|Tool Steward]]: On May 16, 2014, Inventables kindly donated a Shapeoko machine to Ace Monster Toys. It lives upstairs in the back near the electronics bench, in its own enclosure. To run it, use the website (yes a website!) http://easel.com. To connect to the …

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