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WorkBee Lead 1010, Reduced Foorprint, Nema17

Discussion in 'CNC Mills/Routers' started by KronBjorn, Jun 16, 2019.

  1. KronBjorn

    KronBjorn Well-Known
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    KronBjorn published a new build:

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  2. Mark Carew

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    Great looking Build ideas @KronBjorn
    Why the reduced footprint and nema 17's? What are you planing to use this machine for?
    Thank you for sharing.
     
  3. KronBjorn

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    I have limited space in my shop, so I would rather have 10cm extra cutting depth and witdh, than deadspace around the CNC. And there is plenty of space inside the envelope. I also think it could be worth considering adapting the endplates to accomodate this position ?

    I thought that if a Nema23 is strong enough for the belt driven workbee, then something less powerfull should work on the lead screw based, due to the gearing. It was also what I had lying around from my MPCNC, and they are much cheaper :)

    I will soon know if they are too weak or slow with the extra belt gear.

    Thank you for the interest,
     
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