Rigid tapping and thread milling on a PM25 LinuxCNC mill

Rigid tapping and threading milling are attempted on a Precision Matthews PM25 LinuxCNC CNC conversion. To allow rigid tapping, a spindle encoder is added by attaching a rotary encoder to the top of the drawbar. The differential signals from the encoder are converted to single-ended and then passed to the…

0 Comments

IMTS 2018 Chicago (International Manufacturing Technology Show)

IMTS 2018 Chicago, the International Manufacturing Technology Show, is an amazing biannual manufacturing show in Chicago, IL, USA. Nearly 130,000 attendees and 32 acres of exhibits. Dad and I had three days in Chicago, attended the show half of that, and could easily have filled twice that time. Thank you…

0 Comments

XY positioning stage for a camera

An XY CNC positioning stage is designed, machined, assembled and tested. A CNC positioning stage is simply a machine for moving an object under computer control accurately. This stage moves a camera along two axes and is part of a larger plant imaging system. Researchers use information collected from this…

0 Comments
Close Menu