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CNC Plasma

CNC Plasma
2 February 2014
This carriage will hold the plasma torch / router
1 February 2014
I faced off the carriage to make sure it was both square and nice and flat.
1 February 2014
The cross slide can accommodate a standard 4 foot sheet width
2 February 2014
Milling some slots in the bearing tensioner
2 February 2014
Stripped down my plasma torch to figure out how to get it hooked up
2 February 2014
Made up the basic base frame that the gantry rolls along
8 February 2014
Turning some metal 'tyres' to press onto some bearings
9 February 2014
Pressing the 'tyres' onto the bearings
9 February 2014
The Z-axis - this moves the torch or router up and down
9 February 2014
Lead screw to make Z-axis move up and down
10 February 2014
Shot of the back of the Z-Axis showing the lead screw
10 February 2014
The idlers allow the belt to pass through the frame and down to the stepper motor
23 February 2014
Belt will be secured with clamps (not clothes pegs)
23 February 2014
non-driven side - belt passes around and back to carriage
23 February 2014
Printing out the idler wheels on my home made 3D printer
20 February 2014
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