PLHS54 wrote: The second way also allows you to slide in different types of fixtures as well, such as an extruder (I've got that designed too), a laser, or even your pen. These different fixtures are all contained in their own modules, so switching between one another should only take about 10 seconds.
I would be interested in seeing these designs! Care to share?PLHS54 wrote: I'll send you a design I came up with to stiffen up the z-axis while keeping the tool in one piece.
I was actually looking for this information today and didn't find much good information. I think it depends on too many variables (bit speed, diameter, type of material etc etc) I will post back here if I find anything.PLHS54 wrote: Does anybody know more accurately the magnitude of the forces encountered when milling, or is 10lbs a good estimate?