Getting started with CNC : personal digital fabrication with Shapeoko and other computer-controlled routers / Edward Ford
- Ford, Edward (Edward Bruce)
- Additional Titles:
- At head of title: Make, Getting started with computer numerical control, and Personal digital fabrication with Shapeoko and other computer-controlled routers
- San Francisco, CA : Maker Media, 2016.
- First edition.
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (1 volume) : illustrations
- Copyright; Table of Contents; Preface; Why I Wrote This Book; Who This Book Is For; How to Use This Book; Conventions Used in This Book; Using Code Examples; Safari® Books Online; How to Contact Us; Acknowledgments; Chapter 1. What Is CNC?; Digital Fabrication; Why Computer Controlled?; Accuracy; Complexity; Simulation; Safety; How Do Computer-Controlled Machines Work?; Cartesian Coordinate System; X, Y, and Z for CNC; What Can I Make?; Toys and Games; Signs and Carvings; Vehicles, Furniture, and Houses; Molds and Casts; Metal Creations and Inlays; Circuit Boards, Chapter 2. Mechanical OverviewGantry; Carriage; Spindle; Spindles Versus Routers; Table; Mechanisms for Securing Materials; Step Clamps; T-slots; Threaded Inserts; Screws; Tape; Vacuum Table; Vises; Routers Versus Mills; Machine Configurations; Chapter 3. End Mills and Cutting; End Mills; Drill Bits Versus End Mills; Common Tool Geometries; Tip Shapes; End Mill Anatomy; End Mill Materials; Coatings; Cutting; Ramping; Climb Versus Conventional Cuts; Speeds and Feeds; Chipload; Types of Tool Holding; Chapter 4. CAD: Draw or Model Something; 2D Raster Images; 2D Vector Graphics, Vector Editing Software2D Drawings Versus 3D Models; 3D Models; More Software to Try; V-Carving Text; Image to G-code; Single-Line Drawing; Halftone Images; Chapter 5. CAM: Make Toolpaths; 2D/2.5D Toolpaths; 3D Toolpaths; 2D/2.5D CAM Operations; 2D/2.5D Toolpath Parameters; Overcuts; Dog Bones; T-Bones; Minimum Feature Size; Basic 3D CAM Operations; Parallel Finishing; Contour Finishing; Chapter 6. CAD/CAM Project: No Machine Necessary!; Inkscape; MakerCAM; Webgcode; CAMotics; Wooden Racer Project; Project Materials and Dimensions; Step 1: Create the Digital Design; Body; Wheels, Step 2: Configure MakerCAMStep 3: Import and Center Racer SVG File; Step 4: Create Wheel Toolpaths; Reduce Wheel Thickness by Half; Screw Head Countersink; Screw Hole; Step 5: Create Body Toolpaths; Body Window; Wheel Holes; Body Perimeter; Step 6: Calculate Toolpaths; Step 7: Export G-code; Step 8: Vizualize Toolpaths; Chapter 7. Creating Motion: Electromechanical Overview; Mechanical Motion; Linear Motion; Slop; Linear Guide Types; Power Transmission; Lead Screws and Lead Nuts; Belt Drives; Rack and Pinion; Backlash; Motors and Electronic Components; Stepper Motors, and Motion and Machine ControlMach3; LinuxCNC; Grbl; Industrial Cases; Other Choices; Parallel Ports; Chapter 8. G-Code: Speaking CNC; Drawing a Square: Instructions for Humans; Square-Drawing Instructions for Machines; G-code Square Breakdown; Step 1: Put Pen to Paper (G20 F20 X0 Y0 Z0); Step 2: Move the Pen 1 Inch Toward the Top (G1 Y1); Step 3: Move the Pen 1 Inch Right (G1 X1); Step 4: Move the Pen 1 Inch Toward bottom (G1 Y0); Step 5: Move the Pen 1 Inch Left (G1 X0); Step 6: Lift the Pen 1 Inch from Paper (G1 Z1); G-code Rules; Feeds, Speeds, and Tools; Diving Further into G-Codes
- 9781457183348 (electronic bk.) and 145718334X (electronic bk.)
- Related Titles:
- Make (Sebastopol, Calif.)
- Includes index.
- Source of Acquisition:
- Purchased with funds from the J. Harvey Fahnestock Endowment for Scientific, Engineering and Rare Books; 2016
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