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by jcoldon
Sun Nov 13, 2022 11:53 am
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Closed loop stepper or clear path closed loop stepper.
Replies: 4
Views: 376

Re: Closed loop stepper or clear path closed loop stepper.

i built lot plasma tables easy cheapest drive system 900 oz steppers 34 8 wire motors using avid cnc 3 to 1 pro drive lot power plenty of speed for most builds . i wire the 8 wire motor series wire use gecko vampire drives at 72 volt my FB page cnc plasma table builders and my form pic video show th...
by jcoldon
Fri Nov 11, 2022 10:14 am
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Machine Alternatives Question
Replies: 20
Views: 3603

Re: Machine Alternatives Question

i personally used robot 3T bord it works fine i did not use it on acorn it was on another controller i also know few others that have also . theirs also a guy on FB form that used Hypertherm torch on Everlast also . it was a wile ago .
by jcoldon
Fri Nov 11, 2022 10:08 am
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Dross not clearing.
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: Dross not clearing.

speed settings depend on your table motion Hypertherm 45xp cuts smooth . plasma tables require high acceleration and no velocity slow down. To do Hypertherm book speeds . also check all axis for any play use indicator push on each axis 1 at a time. bevel are cause buy improper Hight. Think of the pl...
by jcoldon
Mon Nov 07, 2022 12:29 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: acorn 6
Replies: 2
Views: 284

acorn 6

how long before acorn 6 plasma software be ready
by jcoldon
Mon Nov 07, 2022 12:28 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: New Build - CNC Plasma Table
Replies: 66
Views: 6055

Re: New Build - CNC Plasma Table

i used smoothing on and off i found good drawings with cleaned up nodes does better then smoothing on in circles
then using heavy node drawing i found smoothing helped a little .
but nothing suits a properly setup rack pinion gear tight motion no slop
by jcoldon
Mon Nov 07, 2022 12:19 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Machine Alternatives Question
Replies: 20
Views: 3603

Re: Machine Alternatives Question

Joey wrote: Wed Sep 07, 2022 6:58 pm Thanks for the post! We have an Everlast 82i in house also. We just ordered the Polabs Voltage divider and will give an update on our findings.

hear is a Proma divider https://proma-elektronika.com/product/p ... e-divider/
by jcoldon
Mon Nov 07, 2022 12:18 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Machine Alternatives Question
Replies: 20
Views: 3603

Re: Machine Alternatives Question

there voltage divider bords out there Robot 3T has one that works well . Proma electricconna has one also robot 3 t link https://robot3t.com/en/san-pham/thc-divider-board/ Proma voltage divider https://proma-elektronika.com/product/plasma-voltage-divider/ now if yor not thinking of using the acorn T...
by jcoldon
Mon Nov 07, 2022 12:07 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Dross not clearing.
Replies: 4
Views: 385

Re: Dross not clearing.

HIGH-SPEED DROSS AND SLAG High-speed dross occurs, as its name implies, is when the cutting speed is too high. Higher speeds causes the CNC plasma arc to fall behind the torch, leaving hard globs of uncut metal on the bottom of the plate and requiring tenacious cleanup. Solutions: Replace worn cutti...
by jcoldon
Mon Nov 07, 2022 11:59 am
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: Clearpath issues On new gantry
Replies: 8
Views: 617

Re: Clearpath issues On new gantry

You been posting cuts on hear and my FB page cnc plasma table builders . If you are running a 2 inch spur gear with 5 to 1 reduction your results not Gona be good . your resolution not Gona be good nor is your acceleration That why the table had 10 to 1 in it original designee you got bad advice usi...
by jcoldon
Sat Oct 22, 2022 7:40 pm
Forum: Acorn CNC Plasma
Topic: plasma collision error
Replies: 28
Views: 1852

Re: plasma collision error

Get better Z axis eBay guy in Texas buy the router one use that round mount the z needs to do like 300 ipm to work good 250 work also servo do 500 ipm