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by salomon
Wed Sep 19, 2018 5:00 pm
Forum: Machine Mechanics
Topic: rail scratches and linear bearings
Replies: 8
Views: 4186

Re: rail scratches and linear bearings

You'll have to take the whole Z~ router assembly apart. Keep track of bolts. Watch out for the Z limit switch and eventually the X limit switches on the gantry back. Once you get to where you can unbolt the X bearings you still have a challenge, The top bearing looks like it can slide off the end o...
by salomon
Mon Feb 22, 2016 1:15 pm
Forum: Open Talk
Topic: Router choices for Asteroid for plastics and aluminum
Replies: 11
Views: 5290

Re: Router choices for Asteroid for plastics and aluminum

Hi, I own a Meteor with Dewalt DWP-611 Router and SuperPID controller, I can control the desired speed directly from LinuxCNC (need another breakout board and secondary parallel port) or manually with a knob, when I use the PC control the best thing is that when the material gets hard to cut or some...
by salomon
Sat Jan 16, 2016 8:28 pm
Forum: Software
Topic: setting up a network on LinuxCNC Control PC
Replies: 5
Views: 3546

Re: setting up a network on LinuxCNC Control PC

What I made was install Dropbox in both Design and control PCs, and share a folder with the G-code files.

I dont know if it the best solution but it works for me, the files are updated in less than 10sec.

Best regards
by salomon
Sat Dec 19, 2015 1:13 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Yet another Clamp
Replies: 1
Views: 1842

Re: Yet another Clamp

Another pic

clamp2.png
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If you want the files you can buy me a beer!


Best regards
by salomon
Sat Dec 19, 2015 1:11 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Yet another Clamp
Replies: 1
Views: 1842

Yet another Clamp

I have T-nut inserts in my spoil board. so I 've made this clamps that are perfect for me, notice at as the screw is partially hidden in the hole what makes it perfect to avoid collisions with my homemade dust boot. I use a T-nut and a screw at te tail of the clamp to level the it according to the m...
by salomon
Tue Dec 08, 2015 1:00 pm
Forum: Open Talk
Topic: Only one y axis motor turning
Replies: 7
Views: 3422

Re: Only one y axis motor turning

Before doing that make sure there is no a limit switch pressed or activated in the not moving Y motor side.

Best regards
by salomon
Wed Nov 11, 2015 12:35 pm
Forum: Open Talk
Topic: Have to get a new router!
Replies: 15
Views: 8187

Re: Have to get a new router!

Check it again, it was sent to you in July 22, Subject "Cesar Venezuela"
by salomon
Fri Oct 09, 2015 4:52 pm
Forum: Open Talk
Topic: First Time Cutting
Replies: 3
Views: 2352

Re: First Time Cutting

by salomon
Fri Oct 09, 2015 1:41 pm
Forum: Open Talk
Topic: Have to get a new router!
Replies: 15
Views: 8187

Re: Have to get a new router!

... If you want longevity, the chinese VFD spindles are worth the investment. They use high dollar german bearings, are quiet, and use an ER-20 collet system - which opens up a whole new world of tooling options. The only things I don't like about them is that they require 220V and they take about ...
by salomon
Fri Oct 09, 2015 1:22 pm
Forum: Projects
Topic: Homemade Dust Boot
Replies: 1
Views: 1661

Homemade Dust Boot

Hello Everyone, I would like to show you a dust boot Prototype I've made for my CNC, (I've made also a cheap cyclone separator so it keeps my Shopvac almost dust free!) dustboot.gif It was made with several layers of 3mm plastic (you name it plexiglass I guess) glued together, its a little bit thick...

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