CNC Robotics: Build Your Own WorkshopBot / Edition 1

CNC Robotics: Build Your Own WorkshopBot / Edition 1

by Geoff Williams
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McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing

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CNC Robotics: Build Your Own WorkshopBot / Edition 1

Here's the FIRST book to offer step-by-step guidelines that walk the reader through the entire process a building a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine from start to finish. Using inexpensive, off-the-shelf parts, readers can build CNC machines with true industrial shop applications such as machining, routing, and cutting—at a fraction of what it would cost to purchase one.

* Great for anyone who wants to automate a task in their home shop or small business

* Easy-to-use Windows-based software controls the robotic automation

* Builders can scale and customize the machine to suit their own industrial needs

* Numerous tips, tricks, and pictorials walk the reader through every step—design, construction, and completion

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780071418287
Publisher: McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
Publication date: 04/01/2003
Series: Tab Robotics Ser.
Edition description: List
Pages: 311
Sales rank: 591,469
Product dimensions: 7.40(w) x 9.30(h) x 0.70(d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Design

Chapter 2: Electronics

Chapter 3: Making the Printed Circuit Board

Chapter 4: Driver Assembly

Chapter 5: Software Setup and Driver Testing

Chapter 6: The Frame

Chapter 7: The Gantry and X-axis

Chapter 8: The Z and Y Axes

Chapter 9: Motor and Lead Screw Installation

Chapter 10: File Creation and KCam

Chapter 11: Tool Holders and Testing

Chapter 12: Examples

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