CNC Machines are now an integral part of the manufacturing industry. These machines have the ability to make intricate parts with precision and in a short amount of time. After their arrival, they have been the focus of hobbyists and DIY enthusiasts, so we decided to make a list of 10 CNC kits that make it easier for you to construct a CNC machine. Note* You may have to buy a combination of 2 or more of these kits to get a complete CNC machine.
10. CNC Kit by USA(Complete Set) (1500$)
The kit is not for beginners, and we recommend that only the professionals should consider buying this. The machine has robust construction and comes with all the necessary parts, but the price tag is a little too much.
9. Konmison DIY CNC Router Kits(Complete set) (399.99$)
Konmison product has the working area of 7 x 7 x 2 inches and has an M8 lead screw. The main shaft speed is between 6000-12000rpm/min.
8. Sunwin CNC Set(Motor Kit)(215$)
A complete DIY kit that has four 57BYGH56-401A Stepper Motor and 3.5A motor drives. The entire package weighs about 200g but does not include ball screws.
7. ‘Longs Motor’ CNC kit(Motor Kit)(340$)
Much like the previous one, this kit also only contains motors and motor drivers. The motors in this kit are more powerful and hence are accompanied by 4.2A motor drives.
6. CNC Machine Hardware and Plans by ‘Build your own CNC'(complete set)(262.51$)
This product comes with the clearest of instructions and, therefore, it is comparatively easy to build. The machine has the maximum travel of 40″ in the x direction, 20″ in the y-direction and 5″ in the z direction.
5. 200mw Desktop DIY Red Laser Engraving CNC Printer(complete set)(325$)
A small desktop CNC machine that utilizes laser instead of normal cutting tools. The machine has a USB interface to load commands and due to its unique technology it has very high precision.
4.’ Ten-high’ CNC (Motor Kit) (371$)
One of the most robust and yet easy to control CNC machines on our list. It has four current settings and is powered by 12V DC supply. The controller shield is based on the ATMEL series making it much simpler to program.
3. Cyber E-business Ltd CNC set(Mechanical Kit)(459$)
The set includes 6 SBR linear rail, 3 RM1605-350/600/750mm-C7 ball screws & BK/BF12 end bearings. This set can be used with any of the motor kits mentioned above to make a complete machine.
2. SainSmart CNC + 3D printer Set(Motor Kit)(179.99$)
Though marketed as a set for 3D printers, this product comes with four stepper motors, LCD motors, Mega2560 & 5 x A4988 motor drivers which can all be used to make a CNC machine.
1. Zen Toolworks TM CNC Carving Machine DIY Kit(Complete Set) (409.99$)
Complete set with all the necessary mechanical and electrical components. The machine has 12 x 12 x 2 inches travel capacity and has a PVC frame. In only a couple of hours, one can construct this entire machine.