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equipment:cnc_mill [2020/05/31 20:25]
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equipment:cnc_mill [2020/11/15 16:51]
alexrowe added fusion 360 CAM intro video
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-=====That Damned CNC Machine===== +=====Metal CNC Machine===== 
-====An introduction on how to use the noisy machine in the corner of G10====+====Introduction to CNC====
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 <callout title="Induction Required" type="warning" icon="true"> This equipment requires an induction prior to use. For your own safety and to avoid damage to the equipment do not attempt to use it until you have been inducted. </callout> <callout title="Induction Required" type="warning" icon="true"> This equipment requires an induction prior to use. For your own safety and to avoid damage to the equipment do not attempt to use it until you have been inducted. </callout>
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     * They do nothing     * They do nothing
     * Ideally, they will do something one day, but this is a low priority, so may not happen     * Ideally, they will do something one day, but this is a low priority, so may not happen
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 +====Introduction to CAM using Fusion 360====
 +Other computer aided manufacturing packages are available, but fusion 360 is a nice balance of useability vs. capability (and free for personal use)
 +{{youtube>Do_C_NLH5sw?medium}}
  
 ====How do I use it without dying?==== ====How do I use it without dying?====
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   * The mist cooler creates an oily fog   * The mist cooler creates an oily fog
     * Don't breath this in     * Don't breath this in
-    * External extraction is planned +    * The portable dust extractor can plug in to the horrible jagged hole in the top of the enclosureThis seems to do a good job of filtering the oily mist 
-    * An interim solution has been to use the portable sawdust extractor to catch the cloud from the top of the machineThe filters/dust inside seem to work well at removing the (very small volume of) oil from the air+    * Did I mention that the hole is jagged and horrible?
   * Dust clouds can be flammable    * Dust clouds can be flammable 
     * Especially true if cutting wood     * Especially true if cutting wood
-    * The portable dust extractor can remove the dust cloud from the top of the machine. A better attachment is needed (want to be amazing and help the space? create this attachment!)+    * The portable dust extractor can remove the dust cloud from the top of the machine
   * Metal chips can scratch your eyes   * Metal chips can scratch your eyes
     * They will likely get stuck to the door and then fall on you when you open it. Watch out for this!     * They will likely get stuck to the door and then fall on you when you open it. Watch out for this!
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