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Making some parts on our 2 week old machine!

How much did it cost? We are looking to buy on for our school.

http://www.chiefdelphi.com/forums/showthread.php?threadid=112713

Oh good, we’re not the only team who does that style of lightning hole on a cnc rather than a waterjet. Looks beautiful. What do you use for the g-code?

Thanks

Tormach lists all their prices on their website.

And once you price out a machine with stand/computer/tool changer/power draw bar. You may want to think about a haas. :cool:

We use a use Vetric Cut2D and HSMXpress to generate our g-code

We have a Morei Seiki mv35/40 from the mid 80’s and it originally used punch cards and magnetic tape for gcode. Now we have a usb to serial converter and use Mastercam X5 or X6 (don’t remember which, possibly both). If you think yours is a pain to set up, be thankful. It’s a beast of a machine and we have used it for 90% of our frame this year. Hopefully we can set up gcode “drip feed” (it only has enough memory to run parts of parts at once. We also have a 4th axis we haven’t set up but may use in the off season of this year.