Machine / Operating / Safety Checklist?

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WillAdams
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Machine / Operating / Safety Checklist?

Post by WillAdams » Sat Jul 20, 2013 11:57 am

We have the beginnings of one here:

http://www.shapeoko.com/wiki/index.php/ ... un_the_Job
  • Check the machine (all bolts and set screws tight, belts tight and in good shape, everything clear and safe)
  • Secure the workpiece to the worksurface using a technique appropriate to the material (see Workholding)
  • Mount an appropriate spindle and ensure that it is vertical and square to the machine and well-secured
  • Examine the End mill to ensure that it is in good condition and not chipped, check to make certain that the collet is tight and will not work loose during operation
  • Home the tool to the proper place in relation to the workpiece
  • Ensure the work area is clear and all cables and wires run w/o interference
  • (optional) Traverse the working boundary of the job as a final check
  • Browse for the NC file we just simulated
  • Send it to the machine
  • Monitor the machine, keeping clear of the work area
(why can't the board and the wiki use the same markup?)

Aside from my not figuring out how to order it, is there anything to change / improve / fix / add?
Shapeoko 3XL #0006 w/ Carbide Compact Router w/0.125″ and ¼″ Carbide 3D precision collets
Nomad 883 Pro #596 (bamboo)

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Re: Machine / Operating / Safety Checklist?

Post by selektha » Sat Jul 20, 2013 1:00 pm

I like this image from the make blog :) originaly from the rs page
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Re: Machine / Operating / Safety Checklist?

Post by WillAdams » Thu Dec 12, 2013 11:05 am

Finally decided to do this, and gave it a top-level link --- okay?
Shapeoko 3XL #0006 w/ Carbide Compact Router w/0.125″ and ¼″ Carbide 3D precision collets
Nomad 883 Pro #596 (bamboo)

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