CNC Robotics: Build Your Own Shop Bot by Geoff Williams

CNC Robotics: Build Your Own Shop Bot

byGeoff Williams

Paperback | May 29, 2003

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Here's the FIRST book to offer step-by-step guidelines that walk the reader through the entire process a building a CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine from start to finish. Using inexpensive, off-the-shelf parts, readers can build CNC machines with true industrial shop applications such as machining, routing, and cutting--at a fraction of what it would cost to purchase one.


* Great for anyone who wants to automate a task in their home shop or small business
* Easy-to-use Windows-based software controls the robotic automation
* Builders can scale and customize the machine to suit their own industrial needs
* Numerous tips, tricks, and pictorials walk the reader through every step--design, construction, and completion

About The Author

Geoff Williams is a woodworking enthusiast who owns and operates an athletic flooring company in Ontario, Canada. Also a professional photographer, he has extensive experience troubleshooting and repairing printed circuit boards.

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Title:CNC Robotics: Build Your Own Shop BotFormat:PaperbackPublished:May 29, 2003Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:0071418288

ISBN - 13:9780071418287

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Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Design

Chapter 2: Electronics

Chapter 3: Making the Printed Circuit Board

Chapter 4: Driver Assembly

Chapter 5: Software Setup and Driver Testing

Chapter 6: The Frame

Chapter 7: The Gantry and X-axis

Chapter 8: The Z and Y Axes

Chapter 9: Motor and Lead Screw Installation

Chapter 10: File Creation and KCam

Chapter 11: Tool Holders and Testing

Chapter 12: Examples

SOURCES OF MATERIAL

INDEX