OSE Design Manual - CNC Machine Design
Presenting first at the Open Source Microfactory STEAM Camp:
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CNC Machine Design – special considerations for building specific CNC machines: 3D printers including metal-printing 3D printer, heavy duty CNC mill/drill/lathe; screw machine; CNC torch table; metal-printing 3D printer, small laser cutter; CNC router/aluminum mill. Applications: While CNC machines consist essentially of a frame, a motion system, and a specific tool head or function – if a CNC machine contained only these 3 elements – it would not work well. There are certain supporting elements that are required to execute that function effectively. Here we discuss what those considerations are for each machine so we design them into the system – and our machine actually attains industrial productivity.