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Useful Links

Page history last edited by Ron Bean 11 years, 9 months ago

This page is for any CNC-related links.

Feel free to add more.

 

General info:

 

http://reprap.org/wiki/Circuit_board_construction Electronics for RepRap, could be repurposed for other machines.

http://www.cncroutersource.com/index.html

 http://buildyourcnc.com/default.aspx

http://www.flickr.com/photos/60552763@N00/475947347/

http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/emcinfo.pl?Mechanical_Spreadsheet (estimate size of steppers needed for a given performance)

http://www.cnccookbook.com/CCCookbook.htm

http://www.cs.uiowa.edu/~jones/step/ (tutorial on stepper motors)

http://billpentz.com/woodworking/cyclone/index.cfm (dust collectors)

http://www.studio1304.com/silca/cyclone/index.htm (dust collectors)

http://www.cartertools.com/#GLCNC (links page at a Taig dealer's website)

http://www.5bears.com/cnc.htm

http://cnc4free.org/l.html (Huge links page)

http://pminmo.com/ (Lots of useful info)

http://pminmo.com/misc/interface.htm  (standard pinout for driver boards)

http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/guerrilla_cnc1.shtml 

http://lcamtuf.coredump.cx/guerrilla_cnc2.shtml 

 

Suppliers:

 

http://www.dumpstercnc.com/

http://www.roton.com

http://www.piclist.com/tecHREF/io/stepper/linistep/index.htm LiniStepper driver kit

http://www.piclist.com/tecHREF/io/stepper/SLAm/SLAm_bld.htm SLAm stepper driver kit

http://www.cnc4pc.com/Store/osc/

http://www.hobbycnc.com/

http://www.stepperworld.com/

http://probotix.com/

http://www.homeshopcnc.com/

http://www.sdp-si.com/ Stock Drive Products

http://www.vxb.com/ (bearings)

http://schmalzhaus.com/EasyDriver/ (Low cost stepper driver based on the A3967 chip, also available from Sparkfun)

http://openservo.com/ (This is a hobby servo, I don't know if it could drive a CNC machine)

 

Plans:

http://www.crankorgan.com/plans.htm smaller than what I had in mind, but some clever designs here.

http://letsmakerobots.com/node/9006 very small CNC machine built for $100 (6"x10" working area)

http://diylilcnc.org/

http://mtm.cba.mit.edu/ "Machines that make", including plans

http://openfarmtech.org/index.php?title=Torch_Table_Build 4'x8' plasma cutter

http://openfarmtech.org/weblog/?cat=214 blog related to above

http://nicksantillan.com/tools-CNC.html

http://redbluecnc.blogspot.com/  Interesting modular design

http://makeyourbot.org/

 

Software:

 

http://dank.bengler.no/-/page/show/5470_grbl?ref=mst  Arduino-based CNC controller (G-code interpreter)

http://www.linuxcnc.org/ EMC2 (Enhanced Machine Controller), written by NIST, runs on Linux

http://www.cambam.co.uk/

http://www.tech-edv.co.at/lunix/CADlinks.html

http://www.tech-edv.co.at/lunix/MODlinks.html

http://wiki.linuxcnc.org/cgi-bin/emcinfo.pl/emcinfo.pl?Cam

http://code.google.com/p/heekscad/

http://code.google.com/p/heekscnc/

http://sourceforge.net/apps/mediawiki/free-cad/index.php?title=Main_Page

http://openscad.org/

http://opensourcedesigntools.blogspot.com/

 

 

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