Saturday, 16 September 2006

Project - CNC Mill Final Assembly Part III

Part three of the final assembly - some of this will be familiar from the trial assembly.


In Part 2 we left off having the base assembled. Here we have installed the column, bolted on the rails and the head assembly along with the Z-Axis ballscrew.


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This shot shows the neoprene Gortite bellows fitted to the fore and aft of the table. You can also see some of the wiring done as well.


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Here we are starting to fit the Gortite belows to the Z-Axis.


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Here is a shot from underneath the table looking at the carriage. There will be a rail installed to carry the cables here an tidy this area up somewhat.


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Here is the finished machine without the spindle attached. The cowling over the top of the Z-Axis is 2mm thick aluminium sheeting and angle.


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