"Origami" CNC Plasma Build - folding 1200 x 600mm cut area

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03 Oct 2021 22:50 - 03 Oct 2021 22:51 #222154 by Joco
Aren't the MGM style the low profile/thin ones that I seem to recall seeing on some 3D printers?
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03 Oct 2021 23:09 #222155 by tommylight

Aren't the MGM style the low profile/thin ones that I seem to recall seeing on some 3D printers?

MGN, yes those are the ones, luckily/unfortunately i will have to buy some skinny ones, MGN12 to retrofit one of my printers and i will need at least 3 of them - preferably 7 but there are only 4 in stock locally at 50 euro a piece so that made up my mind = 4 it is ! :)
Since i do have HGH25 i might end up using 3 MGN12 for the X and Y and use 2 HGH25 for Z, should be enough to hold about 2KG without wobbling ! :) Poor Ender 5 Plus...

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03 Oct 2021 23:27 #222157 by rodw
Tommy, before setting your plan, have a look at rail lengths on P 85.
Using MGN may result in a very small plasma table!

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04 Oct 2021 00:15 #222159 by tommylight

Tommy, before setting your plan, have a look at rail lengths on P 85.
Using MGN may result in a very small plasma table!

It will be small for sure, the length of the MGN12 rails is 400mm ! :)
But it is not plasma, so for a 3D printer with 350x350mm bed makes it a big one, although i have even bigger at 450x450x470mm, 3 of them !

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04 Oct 2021 00:56 #222160 by Joco
Heh - my hypercube parts list is for 300x300.

But pretty confident my linear rails are not MGM grade.  They are proper chunky 15mm full height rails with the wide mount bearings.  Heck putting the rail on is going to nearly double the weight of the gantry beam.  :-)

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15 Oct 2021 08:29 #223178 by Joco
Managed to prove the machine torch today as well as splice into the Cutskill's trigger circuit.
forum.linuxcnc.org/plasma-laser/41893-ci...-use?start=20#223162

 
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