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We have been donated a Isel GFM4433 CNC router/engraver.
 
We have been donated a Isel GFM4433 CNC router/engraver.
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* more flutes, the stronger the tool (typically 2, 3, or 4), but more likely to clog, which can cause snapping
 
* more flutes, the stronger the tool (typically 2, 3, or 4), but more likely to clog, which can cause snapping
 
 
 
http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general_material_machining_solutions/98325-milling_brass.html
 
http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general_material_machining_solutions/98325-milling_brass.html
 
 
* runout of the spindle is the amount of excentricity (wobble) in it: http://www.precisebits.com/tutorials/spindle_runout.htm
 
* runout of the spindle is the amount of excentricity (wobble) in it: http://www.precisebits.com/tutorials/spindle_runout.htm
  
==Induction==
 
  
There is a £25 induction fee for use of the CNC router.
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=== Marks notes ===
  
==Trainers & Operators==
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[https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B8wfgQ8n1FrSbzBHSVZ6aEM3cm8/ User Guide]
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The cutting tools and collars for the router are located on top of the machine. Everything you need to install the bit is located inside the cabinet of the CNC router.
  
Mark yourself Trainer when you are confident enough to provide training to others
 
  
* Matthew Spencer (2/8/2013)
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==Induction==
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There is a £25 induction fee for use of the CNC router. See the [[CNC Router Operators]] page for a list of people who know their way around the CNC router.

Latest revision as of 09:23, 10 May 2014


We have been donated a Isel GFM4433 CNC router/engraver.

Notes

Main Unit

  • ISEL GFM 4433

Driver Board

  • ISEL IFM4

Spindle

  • Ferm FBF-6E -- basically the spindle from a £35 Ferm plunge router.
  • 6mm collet


Mikes random notes

  • more flutes, the stronger the tool (typically 2, 3, or 4), but more likely to clog, which can cause snapping

http://www.cnczone.com/forums/general_material_machining_solutions/98325-milling_brass.html


Marks notes

User Guide The cutting tools and collars for the router are located on top of the machine. Everything you need to install the bit is located inside the cabinet of the CNC router.


Induction

There is a £25 induction fee for use of the CNC router. See the CNC Router Operators page for a list of people who know their way around the CNC router.