[Noisebridge-discuss] cnc mill
jake at spaz.org
Tue Apr 3 01:10:02 PDT 2012
yes please, bring what you have. Pictures of the collet we have here:
unfortunately the collet we have is for 1/4" shank, we need 1/8" and 3/16"
shank (they are the most common for the kind of work we'll be doing)
On Tue, 3 Apr 2012, Taylor Alexander wrote:
> So I totally didn't realize NB had a cnc mill (even if its old and cruddy),
> thats awesome.
> Does anyone know if that's like an ER32 collet or something?
> I might have an old banged up collet that we no longer need at my work.
> (that would still be fine for most stuff) Also do you have a need for old
> slightly chipped but still mostly good carbide end mills? We've got lots of
> I never make it up to NB but if anyone knows what you need I might be able
> to help donate some stuff.
> On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 12:35 AM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:
> The computer which goes with the CNC mill has been put back in
> place, with
> a monitor and keyboard and mouse. It has also been cleaned of
> dust with a
> vacuum and air blower.
> The CNC machine has been cleaned and freed of random bits of
> BUT we are still missing some important things: the fourth axis
> looks like this (except with blue trim instead of black)
> also, much more importantly, we are missing the 1/8" collet.
> It is necessary for holding bits which have a 1/8" shank.
> Right now we only have the collet for 1/4" shank which is nearly
> here is a picture of a 1/8" collet:
> UNFORTUNATELY i don't know if the above item (which is for sale)
> is the
> right part for our mill. probably the company could tell us.
> although maybe someone here knows where the 1/8" collet is,
> perhaps it's
> in a container with a bunch of mill bits?
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