Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutters

Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutters and other foam cutting tools

Tuesday, January 29, 2008

Fun at the shop - IR RC Micro Helicopter

Who says we can't have any fun at the shop

Jim flying next to the large foam cutter.
Towards the end of the video you can see the
new machine we are now working on.
This machine is a combination of CNC hot wire
Foam cutter and a CNC router.
The machine is 20' long by 10 feet wide by 8 feet tall

Monday, January 28, 2008

Over-view of the driver board and motors

Overview of the power supply, board and motors
Red wires from the power supply are 5V and they
also connect to the center-tap wires from the motors
The center-tap wire are the white and black and are
connected together to the red wire coming from
the power supply,
The black wires are GND

Sunday, January 27, 2008

Stepper motor Driver - 10A per axis

The small yellow board is the timer board for GMFC support

How to hook up a stepper motor driver board with GMFC support

Had some free time today

Sunday - had a few hours to kill
Here is a tapered wing - 6 foot long

5th Axis Turn-Table

I plan to post in the next few days a simple design for a rotary table (turn table)
It is stepper motor driven and will be controlled by the PC as a 5th Axis

8 x 4 x 4 hot wire cnc foam cutter

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