New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn, Videos and Photos <upgraded to AC servos>

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Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by cnckeith »

nice work! thanks for posting.. great example for others to follow!
Need support? READ THIS POST first. http://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=1043
All Acorn Documentation is located here: viewtopic.php?f=60&t=3397
Answers to common questions: viewforum.php?f=63
and here viewforum.php?f=61
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Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by suntravel »

Small improvements only, started to make chip protection and a bracket for the WMPG...

https://photos.app.goo.gl/w9edyv7sKFZWxopJ6

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Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by Black Forest »

Outstanding work Uwe.
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Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by Black Forest »

I saw in one of your pictures a tool touch of sensor. Which brand is it? And are you happy with it?
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Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by suntravel »

Black Forest wrote: Thu Mar 31, 2022 3:08 pm I saw in one of your pictures a tool touch of sensor. Which brand is it? And are you happy with it?
It is the Z-Finder:

https://www.sorotec.de/shop/-Z-Finder-i ... -6863.html

works perfect under 0,01mm precision.
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Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by suntravel »

Today I set up automatic tool measuring with a modified 3D probe. Way faster than skim cuts, under 30s per tool and ready to go :)



Uwe
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CNC Control System Serial Number: 6433DB0446C1-08115074
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Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by suntravel »

Made the first usefull parts with the not yet finished lathe...



Uwe
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Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by suntravel »

Tried to machine some 1045 steel, works ok for the small lathe...



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Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by cnckeith »

nice! very cool! if you add "Acorn" as a keyword into the title of the video it will get more hits. "DIY" is another good one to add as well :D
Need support? READ THIS POST first. http://centroidcncforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=60&t=1043
All Acorn Documentation is located here: viewtopic.php?f=60&t=3397
Answers to common questions: viewforum.php?f=63
and here viewforum.php?f=61
Gear we use but don't sell. https://www.centroidcnc.com/centroid_di ... _gear.html
suntravel
Posts: 833
Joined: Thu Sep 23, 2021 3:49 pm
Acorn CNC Controller: Yes
Allin1DC CNC Controller: No
Oak CNC controller: No
MPU11 & GPIO4D -w/ 3rd Party Drives: No
DC3IOB: No
CNC12: Yes
CNC11: No
CPU10 or CPU7: No
CNC Control System Serial Number: 6433DB0446C1-08115074
Location: Germany

Re: New Build, PM2700 lathe with Acorn

Post by suntravel »

Made a cover for X-axis beltdrive and the bracket for the spindle servo today.

https://photos.app.goo.gl/w9edyv7sKFZWxopJ6

Uwe
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