Archive for December, 2010

Plasma Build | More parts

by on Sunday, December 19th, 2010

I got some work done this week on this project. I finished up the support pieces that hold the guide rails for the gantry.

These were a trick to design and produce with the angles and the partial radius, but not real bad. Just took some planning on what needed to be machined first.

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Plasma Build | Update

by on Tuesday, December 14th, 2010

After asking some important question with the supplier of the control system I found that I need to put my gantry on a little diet. At 130 lbs. it was a little over weight to say the least. So I went back to the drawing board to see where I could save weight without compromising structural integrity. This is a small portion of what I came up with.

This is the bracket that the torch mount attaches to.

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