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Consider putting pivot at the center of the table top and rolling the whole assembly upside down.
Whatever you do though, be mindful of gravity...
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Yes, and with a couple of simple adjustments it will do 22.5" x 48" which means it'll almost do an 8 foot sheet, 2 feet at a time.
Yes, the frame members should have been 722mm or just shy of 28-7/16"
My guess would be:
But again, that's just a guess.
If you’re worried about the nut blocks and maybe them having too much friction I suggest spraying the lead screws with a dry silicone or dry PTFE...
Details and Specifications
Build name: C-Beam Mini Mite
Usable Build Volume: 8.5" x 8.5" x 2.25" (216mm x 216mm x 57mm) based on using 3/4"...
^^^^Other way. Long X, short Y in order to achieve a 48” width infeed.
And remember, bigger is not always better when selecting stepper motors. Size them according to the system you are building. Also 4 Amps or less...
The question I have is how to get the current versions of files posted in 3dWarehouse brought down to where they’ll work in 2017. Any suggestions?
Yes, the bed is over 48” wide. The carriage travel is not quite that though.
You might check with the parts store and ask for a quote on a 1500mm (X) x 750mm (Y) system based on the LEAD 1515. They’re pretty good about such...
Tuning a bent lead screw is actually fairly simple. With the gantry at one end, rotate the screw slowly and flex it against the bend and keep...
In taking another look at revising the system with the new plates, the flanged washers and the axial bearings it looks to be pretty much a wash...
You'll also need the bearings that go with the new plates. Flanged Bearing 688ZZ 8x16x5 (openbuildspartstore.com)
Why not just drill new mounting holes in your existing plate?
Powering the bottom rail is definitely the way to go. It results in greater lateral stiffness making for a cleaner cut.
Nice build. Any chance you could offer more details?
What power supply are you using?
^^^everything he said except the clone part. Real Arduinos are cheap enough to not even mess with clones.