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I am looking for a injection molding machine.older,any shape or condition,It need to be capable to fill a 3 cavity mold, runners .8 oz,parts 4.0 oz total
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Meghan Summers-West has been appointed president of CNC Software, Inc., the developer of Mastercam®CAD/CAM programming software for CNC machine tools. Former president, now chairman, Mark Summersmade the announcement to all 139 employees on Thursday, April 2 at the company's headquarters in Tolland, Connecticut. Its educational division staff located in Gig Harbor, Washington, participated in the celebratory announcement via teleconference. "As many people close to the Summers family know, this transition has been almost 32 years in the making. My daughter Meghan was born the same year that my brothers and I officially launched Mastercam and established CNC Software, Inc. in 1983,” Mark Summers said. "As a father, I am proud. As a business owner, and to all of you who have contributed so much of yourselves to make this company successful, I am wholly confident in this decision. For the majority of you who have watched Meghan grow up in these offices and have been impressed by her warm and direct leadership style, her curiosity and willingness to learn, her product knowledge, and her overall intelligence, I know that you are certain, too, that the future of our flagship product Mastercam and our organization is in very capable hands." more
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hello everyone om kinda new here ind im trying to build the jgro its kinda hard when u dont know anything about decimals so i think the mesurments are kinda off [​IMG]im looking for bearings and aluminum angle iron....not really that many places around here that sell bearings cept sporting good stores but we dont have any close to me....saw some on ebaybut i dont know if those are any good? ohh what type of motors do i need? my brother wants me to cut stuff outta aluminum for him dont know if the machine can do that? all i've seen it cut is wood but i just want it to make pcb boards....well this is what i have so far took some pictures with my phone hope there clear [​IMG] ok i think my pictures were added we'll see when i post this [​IMG]
I have a HX-laser 6090 lasercutter for two years now. It does it's work but I am still not happy about the consistency of the cutting/engraving quality. As I had to move the machine and it is now in many pieces(couldn't get it through a door..), it is the perfect moment to upgrade the machine! Things noticed: - Table is never level and it is hard to level it. The thread and nuts to move the Table up and down is of very poor quality. -> Change it to 4x glide axis and 2x proper threads with stepper motors to move up and down. - Putting the laser in exact focus(or halfway material) works not great. With stepper motor, single reference to 0 needed and then exact movement should be possible. - At high engraving speed, mirrors can loose alignment due to hard start and stop. New motion cardis needed to control in PID/sinusoidal style. - At high cutting speed, diagonal lines seem to "wobble". They are never straight. Wobble caused again by motion cardor something loose in machine? - I would like to regularly replace the last focal lens so I can switch between 34, 50 and 100mm. Laserhead should support this without having to crew off the whole head and having to realign(or readjust) the whole head. Does a head like this already exist?