How to Setup the Rotary Manual

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Martín Lázaro
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How to Setup the Rotary Manual

Postby Martín Lázaro » Sat Oct 29, 2016 6:21 am

Hi, I attach the file about the two rotary styles that Keith sent to me
Several of us have collaborated with something but Keith is who did it reality
Keith and all collaborators, thanks
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2 fixed head (80w+50w). 1300x600mm, TL
RDWORKS 8.01.21 with a new controller rdc6442S + wireless panel
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Gene Uselman
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Re: How to Setup the Rotary Manual

Postby Gene Uselman » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:36 am

I believe this was included with the V1 manual- I used it yesterday to set up a rotary on the Bodor 500x600- unfortunately the Z does not have enough movement to get anything but a broomstick under the nozzle. I already knew it was not going to work, but wanted to go thru the procedure as I will be using it with my 1300x900 which has a lot of Z travel, but has 3phase steppers. I will now order the correct stepper to alter the (very nice) rotary to my main machine. Gene
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Re: How to Setup the Rotary Manual

Postby Keith Sherwin » Sun Nov 27, 2016 8:40 am

Gene, Martin posted that before the manual was released.
It was with his & Cary's help that we got the rotary methods figured out. That & Russ' method
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Re: How to Setup the Rotary Manual

Postby Gene Uselman » Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:13 am

I realize that- just was reading thru some FAQs and thought that should be clarified. Gene
Gene- 130W 1300x900 China Laser with 2" FL lens
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500mm Z, blade table - home is upper right.

Bodor BCL0605MU w/100w Reci- gone but [fondly?] remembered :D

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Re: How to Setup the Rotary Manual

Postby Keith Sherwin » Sun Nov 27, 2016 9:19 am

I knew you knew but wasn't sure others knew you knew if you know what I mean.

BTW: I want to make that Rotary also. That was why I was trying to get the 3d printer working.
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Re: How to Setup the Rotary Manual

Postby Gene Uselman » Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:18 am

Not sure anymore where I posted it- if you need more info let me know- I also converted the plans from metric to actual measurements depending on which extrusions you use. Gene
Gene- 130W 1300x900 China Laser with 2" FL lens
V8.01.19 RDWorks on Win 7 pro
500mm Z, blade table - home is upper right.

Bodor BCL0605MU w/100w Reci- gone but [fondly?] remembered :D

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Re: How to Setup the Rotary Manual

Postby Keith Sherwin » Sun Nov 27, 2016 10:25 am

It is here viewtopic.php?f=12&t=93
Have not decided what to use as I have some leftover 8020 but am thinking it is way too big.
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Made 5 CNC's, Electronics, Electrical, PLC & Computer background.
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Lead in creation of the RDWorksLab English Manual.
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Re: How to Setup the Rotary Manual

Postby Gene Uselman » Sun Nov 27, 2016 12:17 pm

My plans were for 10 series- 1X1". The plastic pieces would be way easier to cut on the laser- perhaps several layers- or I have the Aspire files. Gene
Gene- 130W 1300x900 China Laser with 2" FL lens
V8.01.19 RDWorks on Win 7 pro
500mm Z, blade table - home is upper right.

Bodor BCL0605MU w/100w Reci- gone but [fondly?] remembered :D

Vectric Aspire software- FlexiSignPro- vector/bitmap
We will Overcome Someday... I believe! :twisted:


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