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Mar 25 2015
CNC Routed Standing Work Table
We designed and cnc routed a standing work table from . . . show details
We designed and cnc routed a standing work table from a single 4'x8' sheet of 1/2" Baltich Birch plywood.
The layout was completed using LibreCAD and we ended trying various profiling sequence and using small tabs to keep the smaller routed parts from moving during the routing operation.
Nov 19 2014
SI7021 Humidity & Temperature Sensors PCB Layout
We exclusively use KiCAD, and open source electronic design software suite, to draw our schematics and layout our PCBs. We also use OSHPark, an domestic PCB batching company that uses US based PCB manufactures, to manufacture our boards.
Si7021 is a simple moisture and temperature sensor IC that communicates though I2C.
We especially thanks IO Rodeo for patiently helping us get started on using KiCAD.
Nov 02 2014
Suds-Lab was briefly formed to serve as a learning . . . show details
Suds-Lab was briefly formed to serve as a learning experience for gathering people from different disciplinary backgrounds and working on a common project. We figure soap is something everyone uses and the process of making soap is enjoyable for all.
We made a batch of soap using 6mm acrylic soap molds, and over the next few weeks we designed the logo and setup a simple website.
Jul 06 2014
Haas ST-20SS CNC Lathe setup. . . . show details
Haas ST-20SS CNC Lathe setup.
|Haas ST-20SS CNC Lathe|
|X Axis Travel:||9.3”|
|X Axis Travel:||21.0”|
|Max Torque:||140ft-lb @ 1450rpm|
|Automatic Tool Presetter|
|Made In USA|
Apr 24 2014
BlueEagleLab's Kossel Clear
Tux-Lab assisted in converting the FDM . . . show details
Tux-Lab assisted in converting the FDM printed brackets used in BlueEagleLabs's Kossel Clear 3D Printer, into equivalent laser cut acrylic brackets to give it better rigidity and shorten the production cycle.
Dec 15 2013
CNC Machining + Electronics + Programming
Our ideal projects involves a bit of CNC machining, a bit of electronics, and some programming. Sometimes not by choice, and sometimes we fail miserably.
Aug 09 2013
ULS PLS4.75 Assembled
The new laser engraver is up and running.
Aug 01 2013
ULS PLS4.75 65W CO2 Laser Engraver
Various CO2 laser engravers were evaluated. Ultimately . . . show more
Various CO2 laser engravers were evaluated. Ultimately we feel the ULS system offers the best value, has the best local support, and is made in USA.
|Universal Laser System|
|Work Area:||24" x 18"|
|Made In USA|
May 04 2012
Haas SR-100 Vacuum Table
A two way solenoid valve was installed to enable the control, through CNC Controller M-Code, of opening and closing the pneumatic 5C collect chuck. A roller lever switch, wired in parallel, was also added to the boot padel, to enable manual control.
Mar 30 2012
A cart for Miller Diversion 180 TIG welder was designed with FreeCAD and welded using a Miller SP175+ MIG Welder.