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 ====== Denford Novamill ====== ====== Denford Novamill ======
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 +===== Status =====
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 +Working. (last update 2018-01-25)
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 +This tool requires training before use. Training sessions are being advertised regularly on the mailing list. Contact [[people:​mikewalters]] if one hasn't happened in a while. ​
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 +===== Manual =====
  
 {{ :​novamill.pdf |}} {{ :​novamill.pdf |}}
  
-===Training Courses for Schools (Denford)===+=== Training Courses for Schools (Denford) ===
  
 {{ :​milling_courseware_introductory.pdf |Introduction}} {{ :​milling_courseware_introductory.pdf |Introduction}}
  
 {{ :​milling_courseware_intermediate_keystage_4_-_gnvq.pdf |Intermediate}} {{ :​milling_courseware_intermediate_keystage_4_-_gnvq.pdf |Intermediate}}
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-===CNC Use Notes (incomplete)=== 
-[email protected] The CNC machine== 
-  * Open VR Milling v5 
-  * (If you are introducing a new tool) New tool-> Post Processor -> Number = The variable you have used at the post-processing stage of the Fusion 360. Enter a small description of the tool 
-  * Turn red switch to turn on the machine (It is below the desk) 
-  * (For wood) Use special vice.  
-    * Select vice rouch selection of clamping. ​ 
-    * Attach vice fasteners on bed and vice. The connecting material ideally should be parallel with the earth maybe slightly higher on the screw side 
-    * Then press vice grip of wood with the screws 
-  * Home - xyz -> Jog (to the the offset 
-    * Arrow keys allow you to move around the endmill position 
-    * Set override to 100% with knobs. 
-  * Down left -> Set offsets -> Tooling ?? -> Set tool 
-    * For one tool don’t set diameter etc. This is not the case if you have multiple endmills 
-    * Click change tool 
-    * Attach the holder to the machine: 
-      * Remove the cap 
-      * Unscrew screw 
-      * The fastener should go at the middle of the opening 
-      * Clean holder& slot before attaching it 
-  * Work offsets (Find ‘0’ point) 
-    * For low precision you need to start the spindle and jog it as soon as it is cutting 
-    * Control panel -> Job -> Set spindle speed -> Hit play 
-    * Tool & offset -> Set X or Y 
-    * Add half the diameter of the tool 
-    * Check the value @ the control panel 
-    * For z do the same 
-  * File -> Open -> Select the fnc file 
-  * Control - Auto 
-  * Close water pump so that only air comes out 
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denfordnovamill.txt · Last modified: 2018-01-25 12:16 by mike