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by Fablicator
Tue Aug 04, 2015 11:17 am
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: SO3 Machining Aluminum
Replies: 40
Views: 12635

Re: SO3 Machining Aluminum

Thanks, That video is the entire reason I bought the SO3. I bought my S03 for just about the same purpose...milling/routing lots of aluminum. I've actually got a job lined up for 1/2" thick 6061 aluminum. It's a very simple job but I can't get to it until my Dewalt DW872 cut-off saw arrives (any day...
by Fablicator
Tue Aug 04, 2015 11:05 am
Forum: Electronics
Topic: Weak stepper motors with Arduino CNC Sheild
Replies: 9
Views: 1978

Re: Weak stepper motors with Arduino CNC Sheild

Have you made sure the pulleys on the motors are tight?
by Fablicator
Mon Aug 03, 2015 4:44 pm
Forum: Tooling & Fixtures
Topic: SO3 Machining Aluminum
Replies: 40
Views: 12635

SO3 Machining Aluminum

I got my SO3 almost exclusively for aluminum machining. I'm primarily using it for prototyping 0.125" thick panels from 6061/7075, which I understand should be no problem. Always guilty of pushing my equipment to the max, I'm also going to make a lot of other complicated aluminum parts, some of whic...