CNC Machining Handbook: Building, Programming, and Implementation

CNC Machining Handbook: Building, Programming, and Implementation

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A Practical Guide to CNC MachiningGet a thorough explanation of the entire CNC process from start to finish, including the various machines and their uses and the necessary software and tools. CNC Machining Handbook describes the steps involved in building a CNC machine to custom specifications and successfully implementing it in a real-world application. Helpful photos and illustrations are featured throughout. Whether you're a student, hobbyist, or business owner looking to move from a manual manufacturing process to the accuracy and repeatability of what CNC has to offer, you'll benefit from the in-depth information in this comprehensive resource.

CNC Machining Handbook covers:

Common types of home and shop-based CNC-controlled applications
Linear motion guide systems
Transmission systems
Stepper and servo motors
Controller hardware
Cartesian coordinate system
CAD (computer-aided drafting) and CAM (computer-aided manufacturing) software
Overview of G code language
Ready-made CNC systems
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Product details

  • Paperback | 272 pages
  • 191 x 236 x 18mm | 449g
  • TAB Books Inc
  • New York, United States
  • English
  • ed
  • 75 Illustrations, unspecified
  • 0071623019
  • 9780071623018
  • 279,520

Table of contents

Section I - The PhysicalMachineChapter 1. The Physical StructureChapter 2. Guide SystemsChapter 3. Transmission SystemsChapter 4. ReducersChapter 5. MotorsChapter 6. Router or Spindle HeadSection II - The ControllerChapter 7. Break-Out BoardsChapter 8. Power SupplyChapter 9. DrivesChapter 10. Extended Input/OutputChapter 11. Spindle SpeedControllerChapter 12. Plasma and TorchHeight ControlChapter 13. Emergency StopSwitchSection III - PeripheralDevicesChapter 14. Referencing the ToolChapter 15. Homing and LimitSwitchesChapter 16. Remote PendantControlChapter 17. Automatic ToolChangerChapter 18. Positional FeedbackSection IV - FixturingChapter 19. Work Hold DownChapter 20. Working AdjacentMaterial SidesSection V - SoftwareChapter 21. CAD/CAM OverviewChapter 22. Controller SoftwareChapter 23. RS-274DChapter 24. G-Code Editors
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About Alan Overby

Alan Overby has owned, programmed, and operated several CNC routers and engraving machines on a professional level. He was co-owner of Custom CNC, Inc.
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