Three axis CNC machines generally fall into two separate categories. Some CNC machines are routers while others are mills. These two types of CNC machines are for very different purposes, and as a result of that, are designed and built differently. For this article, the term ‘router’ is referring to the type of CNC machine, […]
Archive for the ‘Buying a CNC machine’ Category
October 10th, 2011 admin
Posted in Buying a CNC machine Tags: Aluminum, CNC, Cost, Metal, Mill, Router, Router vs. Mill, Size, Speed, Spindle, Weight, Wood Comments Off
October 5th, 2011 admin
Hobby CNC machines typically use either a spindle or a router. While these two devices appear similar, they each have distinctly different characteristics.
Posted in Building a CNC machine, Buying a CNC machine Tags: Aluminum, Chinese, CNC, CNC Machine, Cost, Hobby, Noise, Router, RPM, Runout, Spindle, VFD, Wood Comments Off