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by jkanzaki
Wed Mar 23, 2016 8:55 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can this fly cutter surface aluminum?
Replies: 12
Views: 2248

Re: Can this fly cutter surface aluminum?

Is there any tool (that work for Dw611 / 660 on a shapeoko 3) I can use to surface the aluminum to have that polish look on a piece of aluminum?
by jkanzaki
Wed Mar 23, 2016 4:18 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Can this fly cutter surface aluminum?
Replies: 12
Views: 2248

Can this fly cutter surface aluminum?

Hey everyone. I am thinking of acquiring a fly cutter to surface my future aluminum project. Does the fly cutter make by Amana tool are able handle the job? On their website (link below) they don't mention the cutter can handle aluminum. Has anyone use this cutter or simliar fly cutter by Amana to s...
by jkanzaki
Sat Mar 19, 2016 8:27 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Cutting aluminum and I am getting these grooves?
Replies: 2
Views: 387

Cutting aluminum and I am getting these grooves?

Hi All, I was cutting aluminum plate to stiffen my Z axis plate and here are the setting that I use. (the part came out fine except for the right diagonal side) Meshcam Parallel path 40ipm Step down 0.02 20000 RPM The interesting issue that I am seeing here is the right side of the surface seem to h...
by jkanzaki
Wed Mar 16, 2016 2:07 am
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: 3D Foam Cutting
Replies: 9
Views: 2673

Re: 3D Foam Cutting

I did this awhile ago for a casting project of mine. I milled the hook out pink foam (one you can get from hardware store) individually and glued them together.
by jkanzaki
Wed Mar 16, 2016 1:58 am
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New, larger aluminium extrusion
Replies: 123
Views: 18718

Re: New, larger aluminium extrusion

Yes please, I am very excited the megarail is available. As soon as you have documentation on how to adapted to Shapeoko 2 or 3. I'll be very tempeted to order 3 of these. I really like how Xcarve can utilize bual X maker slide and their carriage look solid. Maybe the SO3 can have a nice upgrade and...
by jkanzaki
Mon Mar 14, 2016 8:03 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: Where to purchase brass or aluminum shim?
Replies: 2
Views: 353

Where to purchase brass or aluminum shim?

Hey Guys,

Does anyone know where to get brass or aluminum shim in different thickness and small quantity?
I needed for squaring up my machine down the road?

Cheers
by jkanzaki
Sun Mar 13, 2016 5:22 pm
Forum: Discussion
Topic: New, larger aluminium extrusion
Replies: 123
Views: 18718

Re: New, larger aluminium extrusion

If megarail doesn't fit the Shapeoko 3 extrusion profile, will you have custom plate for mounting the v wheel , motors etc?
by jkanzaki
Sun Mar 13, 2016 7:32 am
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Stiffness of the spindle carriage plate
Replies: 81
Views: 15800

Re: Stiffness of the spindle carriage plate

HDVideo wrote:Attached are both left and right side supports in STEP format. Hope that helps.

Be sure to check dimensions against your machine before milling as these dimensions were taken from the SO3 model on the wiki.
Thanks, i'll give that file a shot. I'll heed your advise measure twice cut once.
by jkanzaki
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:58 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: Improvement on side clamping vise
Replies: 1
Views: 1269

Re: Improvement on side clamping vise

This is an idea for improving things like to the Stickvise so that they're useful for more than just PCBs: - two bars like to the stickvise, on either side of the stock - the two jaws have projecting tabs w/ threaded holes a known distance from the center - place material on top of the tabs clampin...
by jkanzaki
Fri Mar 11, 2016 10:40 pm
Forum: Design Ideas
Topic: Stiffness of the spindle carriage plate
Replies: 81
Views: 15800

Re: Stiffness of the spindle carriage plate

HDVideo wrote:Thanks twforeman.

Dimensions were taken from the SO3 Model on the Wiki.

Update: Left side support file added.

I don't have fusion 360 install, does anyone has a solidwork file of this side support?

My 9mm belt and pulley arrive I am excited to do all the upgrades starting next week.

thanks