[Noisebridge-discuss] cnc mill

Taylor Alexander tlalexander at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 01:15:49 PDT 2012


Ah, damn, thats a lot smaller than what we use.
We use these:
http://www.maritool.com/Collets-ER-Collets-ER32-Collets/c21_56_59/index.html

Well I live in the south bay and don't make it up there very often, but
I'll try to put together some old tools and bring it up some time.


On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 1:10 AM, Jake <jake at spaz.org> wrote:

> yes please, bring what you have.  Pictures of the collet we have here:
>
> http://spaz.org/~jake/pix/12-**4/IMG_0274.JPG<http://spaz.org/~jake/pix/12-4/IMG_0274.JPG>
> http://spaz.org/~jake/pix/12-**4/IMG_0278.JPG<http://spaz.org/~jake/pix/12-4/IMG_0278.JPG>
>
> 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)
>
> -jake
>
>
> 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
>> those.
>>
>> I never make it up to NB but if anyone knows what you need I might be able
>> to help donate some stuff.
>>
>> -Taylor
>>
>> 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
>>      trash.
>>
>>      BUT we are still missing some important things:  the fourth axis
>>      which
>>      looks like this (except with blue trim instead of black)
>>      http://www.positiveflow.com/**taig/taig4ax.jpg<http://www.positiveflow.com/taig/taig4ax.jpg>
>>
>>      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
>>      useless.
>>
>>      here is a picture of a 1/8" collet:
>> http://store.a2zcorp.us/**ProductDetailNP.asp?Cguid={**
>> FFC84CA8-8911-4090-81FC-<http://store.a2zcorp.us/ProductDetailNP.asp?Cguid=%7BFFC84CA8-8911-4090-81FC->
>>      97BFB8042462}&ProductID=1219
>>
>>      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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