Heavy Duty CNC Construction Set
24" Square Bed Heavy Duty Machine Case
Design of a heavy duty CNC machine for 200 lb lateral forces, such as a CNC metal mill:
Using 2" shaft with the CNC Universal Axis. 2 foot x 2 foot bed - deflection in middle will be 1/4 of the value from the 200 lb force calculator at 2" diameter shaft (deflection at end of 12") shaft) - because the Universal Carriage is supported by 2 shafts at the midpoint of the 2' bed, or 4-shafts equivalent at a 12" end of rod.
Shaft Deflection Calculator results:
- Shaft: 2" diameter
- Load: 200 lb
- Shaft length: 12"
Result: 0.005" deflection - or capacity to mill engines and motors on this machine.
This means ~0.001" deflection due to the 4-shaft equivalent of the CNC Universal Axis
Bushings printed in Lulzbot Nylon