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by kaimaui
Wed Dec 06, 2017 8:40 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.

I have done basic test on the Post that i got from the Autodesk forum.
Seems to work. I have to do a lot more testing before i can confirm 100%
Still working on the machine.
by kaimaui
Wed Dec 06, 2017 5:24 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.

I have a post that looks like it works.
Will test it out tomorrow.

KAI
by kaimaui
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:12 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Re: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.

Thanks i have started looking at that. I also found another post on this forum that has been discussing this that i did not notice before..
by kaimaui
Wed Dec 06, 2017 1:09 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Fusion 360 mill/turn and turn post processor non-existent! (use Intercon)
Replies: 33
Views: 585

Re: Fusion 360 mill/turn and turn post processor non-existent!

There is a mill post but no Lathe / turn post.
I have been using the fanuc turn post and then editing the nc file.

KAI
by kaimaui
Tue Dec 05, 2017 4:15 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.
Replies: 6
Views: 156

Autodesk fusion 360 lathe.

I am just starting to use my dm-3000 with the acorn conversion. CNC lathe is something very new to me. So far I have been able to use fusion 360 to create some test files. I have been using the fanuc turn post and then edeting the NC file deleting g18 and g54. As I said just starting.... I am trying...
by kaimaui
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:39 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 283

Re: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion

Shars starter kit.
This is what i ordered from shars to get started.
https://photos.app.goo.gl/gziCeYxIwriCQBb53
by kaimaui
Fri Dec 01, 2017 4:33 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 283

Re: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion

I took some photos of how i reduced the shank on the mill.
Db-9 screw terminal plug from ebay.
https://www.ebay.com/itm/DB9-Male-Screw ... 2749.l2649
by kaimaui
Thu Nov 30, 2017 7:32 pm
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 283

Re: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion

Just finished wiring acorn to automation direct GS2 spindle drive. Followed the centroid provided documentation. worked great. Just order a Breaking resistor of bay for $18.00 so i can get faster deceleration. https://www.ebay.com/itm/Aluminum-Housed-Braking-Resistor-Resistance-200W-80-ohm/322433894...
by kaimaui
Thu Nov 30, 2017 2:43 am
Forum: Centroid Acorn CNC Controller
Topic: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion
Replies: 16
Views: 283

Re: DM-3000 Lathe Acorn conversion

Just got done installing the AC motor and drive. I still have to Connect the drive to acorn. Updated photos are at the bottom of the google photos album. https://photos.app.goo.gl/foisQ42QZEbmA4Nv1 I ended up mounting the spindle motor underneath as it was bigger then the existing motor and would ha...