Touchscreen for Clough42 Electronic Leadscrew

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pGQwLcGuwaw A touchscreen adds arbitrary feed rate and thread pitches to a @Clough42 electronic leadscrew. This work completes the addition of a Nextion touchscreen and a feed-stop switch to the ELS. All changes are available in three stages as branches on GitHub. Previous video in series. Availability Touchscreen-only interface Touchscreen…

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Tool Length Probe Error Analysis

Automatic tool length probing avoids manual measurements and touch offs and helps verify lengths already in the tool table. Probing tool-length offsets is done into LinuxCNC with an automatic tool length sensor. The sensor has two electrical connections to a Mesa 7i76e board for detecting the tool and for protecting…

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Add Home Switches to CNC Mill Retrofit

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrgeKOQWOGA Justification Home switches get your CNC retrofit ready sooner after a applying power. Home switches define reference points along each axis, from which, axes can be moved to a convenient starting position or origin. LinuxCNC saves it position, but the machine has moved while not powered, for instance the…

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