[Noisebridge-discuss] cnc mill

Martin Bogomolni martinbogo at gmail.com
Tue Apr 3 13:27:05 PDT 2012


I can supply most of an ER16 collet set.

As for the fourth axis, I don't ever remember seeing one.  Did we have one?

-M

On Tue, Apr 3, 2012 at 1:15 AM, Taylor Alexander <tlalexander at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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_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
>>>
>>>      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-
>>>      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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