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5 X 5 Plasma SIMPLE Build

Discussion in 'Laser Cutters' started by devloop, Jan 6, 2018.

  1. devloop

    devloop Well-Known
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    devloop published a new build:

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  2. Gary Caruso

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    Cool build! please upload bigger pics!
     
  3. mcbuilder22

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    How many ton press brake did it take to bend those legs?
     
  4. devloop

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    The cutting and forming was sourced out locally, they have a large plasma table and Accupress Brake
     
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  5. Anthony Bolgar

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    I looked up the stepper/driver combo you picked out for this build, and I must say it is incredibly expensive. You should be able to source out the equivalant setup for about 1/4 of the price.
     
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    curious of what it costed to have the frame cut and pressed if you dont mind sharing thanks!
     
  7. devloop

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    The steel, Cut, Formed, slats & all, $400.00 CAD
     
  8. devloop

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    Yes, there are cheaper alternatives for electronics, this is my first CNC build therefore I perfer plug and play with support instead of experimenting
     
  9. Anthony Bolgar

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    I get that, it eliminates potential trouble spots. I guess I just hate paying large sums of money, I would rather have to struggle a bit and save money ;)
     
  10. devloop

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    Comparing it to purchasing a turn key table ei: Torchmate, Plasmacam, this is still much less money with similar support. When it comes to the digital torch height control, quality components, CandCNC looks like they have it figured out. With the exchange from US to CAD it is the most expensive part of this build, I will experiment with my next CNC project
     
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    180 ton Press Brake used to form the steel parts
     
  12. Gary Caruso

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    That's a great deal on the steel parts, I would have though $1500!
     
  13. devloop

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    Its a reason I have not bought or built my own CNC table until now, I find the convenience will be worth it, but I can outsource very reasonably here. These guys are not out to gouge, they just want to keep their equipment running
     
  14. Bigforkg

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    Nice table! After 2 year I decided to build one myself. How tall are the legs and the height of the table from the floor? You Z travel? Thats where I stuck on mine. Would you consider sharing the file for the legs only?
     

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