Tuesday, June 12, 2012

CNC router specifications required for design

The following specifications should be specified before the design of any CNC router:

v Machine size

v Maximum working dimensions in x, y, and z

v Resolution (step)

v Fixation method

v Maximum travel speed

v Power supply voltage and frequency

v Motor type

v Spindle speed

v Spindle power

v Tool diameter range

v Software compatibility

v Transmission method

v Repeatability

v Weight  

v PC connection: USB, parallel, Ethernet, …

v Coolant, chips removal,

v Automatic tool changer

v Manual control using jogs/pendant