CNC Robotics: Build Your Own WorkshopBot / Edition 1 available in Paperback
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- McGraw-Hill Professional Publishing
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YOUR OWN WORKSHOP ROBOTAT AN AFFORDABLE PRICENothing improves efficiency in a wood- or metalworking shopor almost any small manufacturing concernlike a CNC (computer numerical control) robot. But if you’ve priced one, you know the cost is a whopping $7,500 or more. Even plans on the Internet are expensive and you can’t tell if they suit your needs until you’ve forked over hundreds of dollars.NOW FOR THE FIRST TIME YOU CAN GET COMPLETE DIRECTIONS FOR BUILDING A CNC WORKSHOP BOT FOR A TOTAL COST OF AROUND $1,500!CNC Robotics gives you step-by-step, illustrated directions for designing, constructing, and testing a fully functional CNC robot that saves you 80 percent of the price of an off-the-shelf botand that can be customized to suit your purposes exactly, because you designed it. Written by an accomplished workshop bot designer/builder, this book gives you:
* Start-to-finish illustrated instructions
* Guidance on installing easy-to-understand Windows software for controlling your bot
* Plenty of time-saving tips, tricks, and pictorial help along the way
* Scaling and customizing instructions for building just the robot that you want
* Sources for easily obtained parts
* A complete course in workshop bot design and construction, perfect for courses or industry
BUILD YOUR OWN WORKSHOP BOT AND BRING SPEED, PRECISION, AND AUTOMATION TO YOUR WORKBENCH OR ENTERPRISE.
About the Author
Geoff Williams is a woodworking enthusiast who owns and operates an athletic flooring company in Ontario, Canada. Also a professional photographer, he has extensive experience troubleshooting and repairing printed circuit boards.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1: DesignChapter 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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