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Let’s make a part: Milling Steel on CNC Router (Gantry Side Walls – Reboot Series)


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Kondor needs higher gantry side walls. So I thought why not make them from steel. Turns out, that is quite feasible indeed. By no means is this highly productive, but its good fun.
Cutting data and tool information in the video

Brief info on the machine:
CNC router made from Aluminium extrusion and plate
Roughly 675x1250x200mm working volume
Driven by 400W Delta Servos
Spindle: Jianken JGL80-2.2 ISO20 on VFD Hitachi WJ200
Controlled through linuxCNC



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  1. awsome video. i have a solid 4×8 cnc router that im wanting to mill steel with. i already slay aluminum daily with it. putting plasma table up for sale. wanna start cutting my steel plate with the router. and if for some reason i cant il out source it to my friend with a laser. im gona check out hoffmanns tooling. hope to see some more awsome videos like this one,

  2. Nice work cutting steel! I'm currently setting up a custom CNC using B2 400W drives, and am looking forward to figuring out the dual Y gantry setup. Especially with a single-sided homing sensor on the driven ballscrews! Hope to see more vids of your setup when your time allows!

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