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It Won't Be Moving! Genmitsu Vacuum Table for 3018-PROVer

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It Won't Be Moving!  Genmitsu Vacuum Table for 3018-PROVer
A vacuum bed uses air pressure to push the stock down onto the bed by pumping out the air from underneath it, creating a partial vacuum. The resulting difference in air pressure applies a quite large clamping force evenly over the stock. Using the suggested vacuum pump (sold separately) a clamping force of ~12 lbs is exerted over every square inch of the surface. 85 kPA is also ~0.9kg per cm2. Let’s just say the stock is not moving unless you turn off the pump.

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Installing the 44mm Brushless Motor

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Installing the 44mm Brushless Motor

Written by Graham B. This is a guide on installing and using the SainSmart 44mm 24V brushless motor on a 3018-PRO or 3018-PROVer.I am producing this as a document, mainly because it is an edited series of notes I mad...

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Cleaning Aluminium from Bits

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Cleaning Aluminium from Bits

This guide is taken from the works of Graham Bland Why do you need to do this? When cutting aluminium, which is a soft metal with a relatively low melting point, a process called friction welding can occur between th...

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Calculate CNC Speeds and Feeds with Suggested Chip Load for Common Tool Diameters

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Calculate CNC Speeds and Feeds with Suggested Chip Load for Common Tool Diameters

(Provide by Chandra S** D**, a member of Genmitsu FB Group) This is a simple calculation of chip load based on data available over the internet. Please follow these steps to see if it works for you,   ○ Step 1 - Ty...

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How I Increase the precision of Genmitsu CNC Router

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How I Increase the precision of Genmitsu CNC Router

Increase the precision of Genmitsu CNC Router Provided by SainSmart Customer   Here follows what I did to the Genmitsu 3018-PRO CNC Router (Now only $199)  to achieve the precision I needed: First the result, PCB...

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