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Can anyone recommend a MPG Pendant for Mach 4? I found these http://www.vistacnc.com/a04_purchase/purchase.htm wonder what are the thoughts on them.
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In this video I show a few examples of how you can program a 5 axis plasma cutter using BobCAD CAM V28 5 Axis Mill Standard
Anyone done a ATC for a spindle motor? I have a CNC Router and been looking at adding a ATC.
Just curious is anyone has installed and is using Mach4 on their CNC and how do you like it?
HSMExpress is a free CAM software package that fully integrates into Solidworks. Continue reading...
Haas DM-1 Price is built for a quick ROI. Read on for more details. Continue reading...
Pierson Workholding recently updated SmartVac 2 series of vacuum pumps to a cleaner design. The newly redesigned Vacuum Control Unit (VCU) still boasts performance vacuum power of 28″ Hg with extremely efficient air consumption of only 0.8 SCFM. The unit creates this deep vacuum from compressed air entering at 85psi… yes, magical, we know, but [...] Continue reading...
Look at this uber organized setup cart. If you’re tired of tool drawers looking like a rats nest made of steel you’ll appreciate this shop tip. Unfortunately, it kind of trumps our previous tip of using a lot of magnetic mounts. However, we’re willing to admit that Kaizen Foam from Fastcap is the best choice [...] Continue reading...
The new TRT100 dual-axis rotary table from Haas Automation provides high-speed, accurate, 3+2 positioning and full 5-axis machining of small, complex parts. The unit’s compact size and light weight make the TRT100 the perfect dual-axis solution for small machining centers. Fast indexing speeds ensure short cycle times, and powerful brakes on both axes guarantee extreme [...] Continue reading...