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{{Equipment
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|Name=Bridgeport Discovery Torq-Cut 22
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|Zone=CNC Shop
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|LooksLike=Torqcut22.jpg
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|Owner=Sold
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|MakeModel=Bridgeport Discovery
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|PartNumber=Torq-Cut 22
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|StorageLocation=In the center of the shop - it's the huge gray thing.
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|Authorization Required=No
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|Status=Departed
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|OtherReferences=Travels - 22" x 16" x 20"
  
| Name = Bridgeport Discovery Torq-Cut 22
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Spindle Motor - 7.5 HP
  
| Intro = A vertical CNC machining center with 22" travel.
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Spindle RPM - 7500 RPM
  
| Owner = Nate Bezanson (48%),John Anderson (18.5%), Brian Wennberg (18.5%), James Kemp (15%)
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Spindle Taper - 40
  
| StorageLocation = In the center of the shop - it's the huge gray thing.
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Machine Weight Approx 6500 Lbs.
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|Intro=A vertical CNC machining center with 22" travel.
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|Rules=Must be on the list of operators to actually run the machine, but anyone can request a part to be cut.
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|Instructions=* [[Torq Cut Process Flowchart]]
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* [[Torqcut Start-up procedure]]
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|MaintenanceInfo=Maintenance is performed by the operators
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[[Bridgeport_Maintenance|Maintenance Procedures for Operators]]
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|FAQs=.
  
| MakeModel = Torq-Cut 22
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  Q. What types of files does the CNC support?
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  A. The CNC itself only takes G-Code in a generic text file with an extension of ".txt".
  
| PartNumber =
 
  
| Documents = Link(s) to on-line documentation
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  Q. How do I generate g-code for the CNC?
 
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  A. There are a couple of different ways.
| LooksLike = [[File:Torqcut22.jpg|200px]]
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      1. Create a text file with the appropriate G & M Codes. 
 
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          There is a program reference guide on the shelves back by the machine.
| Rules = Must be on the list of operators to actually run the machine, but anyone can request a part to be cut.  This will be flushed out better once the tool chain is set up.
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      2. Use a wizard to create the g-code for you.
 
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          There are a couple of g-code generators listed in the useful links on the main page for the [[CNC Shop]].
| Instructions =
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      3. Use CAM software to create g-code from a 3D model.
 
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          MasterCAM is available on the [[Design Workstation]] in the CNC area.
You can write the instructions here. Or maybe add a link
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to another page or the user's manual.
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[[Bridgeport_CNC_Mill|Procedures]]
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| MaintenanceInfo =
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Maintenance Info is kept on this page:<br>
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[[Bridgeport_Maintenance]]
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| ToDos =
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In the final stages of being set up. Tool chain still needs to be defined.
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| FAQs =
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A list of commonly asked questions
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  Q. What tips would you give in designing a part?
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  A. Design your part with the knowledge that you will need to hold in some fashion while it is being cut.  Without proper hold downs it will be very hard to cut you part accurately.
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|ToDos=# A pricing structure needs to be established.  This is to cover consumables used in making parts for members.
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# Need to order a spare replacement Hella bulb so we have an extra on-hand.  Oder info for: [http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0002M9UU2/ref=oh_details_o02_s00_i00 HELLA H83135211 24V 70W H3] bulb.
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|Category=Departed Equipment
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|RepairNeeded=
 
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[[Category:CNC Shop]]
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== Operators ==
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|-
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! scope="col" | Operator Name
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! scope="col" | Trained By
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|-
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| Brian Wennberg
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| Owner
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|-
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| John Anderson
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| Owner
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|-
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| James Kemp
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| Owner
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|-
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| Paul Kerchen
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| Brian W.
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|-
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| Allen Majorovic
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| Brian W.
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|}

Latest revision as of 00:05, 14 March 2015

Torqcut CNC
Torqcut22.jpg
Name Bridgeport Discovery Torq-Cut 22
Zone CNC Shop
Owner Sold
Make Model Bridgeport Discovery
Part Number Torq-Cut 22
Date Acquired
Storage Location In the center of the shop - it's the huge gray thing.
Authorization Required No
Status Departed
Value
Documentation
Other References Travels - 22" x 16" x 20"

Spindle Motor - 7.5 HP

Spindle RPM - 7500 RPM

Spindle Taper - 40

Machine Weight Approx 6500 Lbs.

Intro

A vertical CNC machining center with 22" travel.

Rules

Must be on the list of operators to actually run the machine, but anyone can request a part to be cut.

Instructions

Maintenance Info

Maintenance is performed by the operators Maintenance Procedures for Operators

FAQ

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  Q. What types of files does the CNC support?
  A. The CNC itself only takes G-Code in a generic text file with an extension of ".txt".


  Q. How do I generate g-code for the CNC?
  A. There are a couple of different ways.
      1. Create a text file with the appropriate G & M Codes.  
         There is a program reference guide on the shelves back by the machine.
      2. Use a wizard to create the g-code for you.
         There are a couple of g-code generators listed in the useful links on the main page for the CNC Shop.
      3. Use CAM software to create g-code from a 3D model. 
         MasterCAM is available on the Design Workstation in the CNC area.
  Q. What tips would you give in designing a part?
  A. Design your part with the knowledge that you will need to hold in some fashion while it is being cut.  Without proper hold downs it will be very hard to cut you part accurately.

ToDo

  1. A pricing structure needs to be established. This is to cover consumables used in making parts for members.
  2. Need to order a spare replacement Hella bulb so we have an extra on-hand. Oder info for: HELLA H83135211 24V 70W H3 bulb.


Operators

Operator Name Trained By
Brian Wennberg Owner
John Anderson Owner
James Kemp Owner
Paul Kerchen Brian W.
Allen Majorovic Brian W.