Stepper motors for CNC machines

A stepper motor is an electric motor in which, unlike a conventional collector motor, current is supplied to the stator windings in turn, due to which the rotor shaft is fixed in a predetermined position. The advantages of stepper motor Stepper motors or servomotors are used to ...

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Spindle types for CNC router

Spindle is the main working tool of CNC milling machine. Designed to fix the cutting tool (milling cutter), ensure its rotation and movement over the workpiece. Structurally, the spindle is a cylindrical housing with rolling bearings holding the rotor shaft. Also, a fixture for f ...

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How to generate G-code in DrufelCNC

Hello! Today I want to talk in detail about the generation of G-code in the DrufelCNC. Let's go: 1. Open any graphic editor. We use the free vector graphics editor - Inkscape. 2. We need to draw any graphic object. First of all, we nee ...

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New version of DrufelCNC 1.11

The new version of the program has developed an algorithm for processing the logical limit of the axis when using one input port for the limit of the axis. An algorithm for generating a G-code from an image for laser engraving is developed. Supported image formats: png, jpeg, b ...

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This article gives an idea of the milling cutters used on CNC milling machines in various situations. End mills The most common are end mills. End mills belong to the group of cutting tools used in industrial milling and differing from other mills in the scope, geometry of the w ...

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Milling cutter

Milling cutters are cutting tools typically used in milling machines or machining centres to perform milling operations (and occasionally in other machine tools). They remove material by their movement within the machine (e.g., a ball nose mill) or directly from the cutter's shap ...

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10 amazing wood products

We have prepared for you a selection of 10 amazing wood products. 1. Baby stroller 2. Keyboard ...

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19th century woodworking machines. What did they look like?

In this article, we have collected scans from catalogs and magazines that were published in the 19th century. Look at how various types of woodworking machines looked at that time. Circular saw machines Circular saw with upper cutting disc. ...

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Wood sculpture

What kind of materials are not used by creative people, creating works of art. But the tree enjoys constant success. It’s really interesting to see how these skillful carvers turn a piece of wood into an expressive work of art. Wooden sculptures by Peter Demetz Unusual wood scu ...

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Main list of G-code

G-code is a CNC programming language. It is a set of consecutive commands that instruct the machine where and how to move. Sample text G-code A program written using G-code consists of frames, each frame contains a set of control commands. Below is a comp ...

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Main list of M-code

Codes with the address M are called auxiliary and are designed to control the operating modes of the machine. M-codes: Codes Description ...

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Modal and non-modal codes

G-codes are divided into 2 classes: modal commands (G-codes) and non-modal commands (G-codes). The difference lies in the ability to remain in the memory of the CNC system. Modeless G-codes are valid only in the frame in which they are located. Modal G codes can be stored in the ...

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G-codes: G00

G00 is an accelerated move command. Code G00 is used to perform accelerated movement to a specific point. Accelerated movement is necessary to quickly move the cutting tool to the machining position or to the safe position. Movement is carried out as fast as possible. Accelerate ...

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