Safety Guard – This drops down to sheild the chuck.
The guard prevents loose hair or clothing becoming caught in the rotating chuck.
13th Oct 09 Researched and presented the various heat treatments of metals in the P2P Presentation on METALS to other D&T students I have detailed my use and experience of the STRIP HEATER in the SHAPING MATERIALS section.
Please click on the following link to take you there SHAPING MATERIALS I have detailed my use and experience of the STRIP HEATER in the SHAPING MATERIALS section.
(2) Ensure the drill has found its X, Y Datum point in the bottom right hand corner of the bed before proceeding to manually setting the Z Axis (depth) (3) Ensure the Material is set to the correct X, Y dimensions in 2D Design.
Got to Set-Up – Drawing Layout – User Define (in mm) (4) Be ready to press the ‘stop’ button if something goes wrong with the set-up or cutting.
I used a 2mm Drill Bit as I needed the accuracy, it was a small circle (diameter 94mm), and the material was only 2mm thick.
Despite the copper laminate, the drill cut through very easily when I set the depth of only 0.5mm for each cut (known as Horizontal Feed).
It is set-up in the software very similar to the Laser Cutter but instead of setting the Print Output, you set-up the CNC Output (File – CNC Output – Select MDX40 – Click ‘use operation to set zero’ – click ‘operation panel’).
During this time, as part of making a Night Light (with improvement to the electronics and PCB/battery casing) I used the line bending machine.
I have no images of this in use but do have an image of the final product.
Please click on the following link to take you there SHAPING MATERIALS Previous knowledge and skill has been limited to use of power tools (power drill, power sander, jig saw) for general DIY around the home.
It also includes more formal education when I attended secondary school during what was known then as woodwork and metalwork.