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- Do not use the bench grinder on aluminum as the aluminum flakes can trap heat in and cause the wheel to fracture.
- Do not cut off any piece of your body
Virtual Machine Shop
Information on a wide variety of machining operations.
CNC Halftone Wizard
Creates the g-code for creating a halftone interpretation of a PNG, JPG or GIF.
Written in python by Neil Gershenfeld of the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms. CAM.PY generates g-code tool paths for milling 2D and 3D objects. Useful in creating g-code for cutting PCB's.
Information on Gears
Timing Belts, Pulleys and Metric Gears
Info from Stock Drive Products/ Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI)
Introduction to the Mini Lathe
If you know how a dog works with a face plate you may not need to look, but otherwise
- Please don't throw sheet metal, copper, or aluminum away. We recycle these.