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Question: Can your water cooled spindles accept 1/2" collets?

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Yes, our 2.2kW water cooled spindles can accept the 1/2" collet size.

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  • Can the 2.2 KW water cooled spindle be fitted with a 1/2" chuck/collet ?

    Absolutely. You can have 1/2" collets used in 2.2kW spindles.

    Here is a link for the ER-20 1/2"ID Collet:
    https://www.buildyourcnc.com/item/spindle-collet-!5-er20-spindle-collet

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    Can the 2.2 KW water cooled spindle be fitted with a 1/2" chuck/collet ?

  • I’M LOOKING TO PURCHASE SPINDLE AND VFD WAS CURIOS IF THE SPINDLES COME WITH COLLETS SO WHICH ONES?

    Yes, all of the spindles come with collets. The collets have a 1/4" (6.35mm) bore for end mills that have a 1/4" shank. The ER specification is different for the 1.5kW (ER-11) and the 2.2kW (ER-20).

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    I’M LOOKING TO PURCHASE SPINDLE AND VFD WAS CURIOS IF THE SPINDLES COME WITH COLLETS SO WHICH ONES?

  • WE HAVE PORTER CABLE 892, WILL YOUR COLLETS FIT?
  • What is the tolerance on your 1/2" acme thread?

    The tolerance of our 1/2" 5 start lead screw is +/-0.05mm

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    What is the tolerance on your 1/2" acme thread?

  • Why is your 3/8" acme thread only 2 start and your 1/2" is 5 start?

    Dealing with our 3/8" ACME screw, we intended to use this with a 3D printer machine(primarily) as well as our smaller motors. Which did not need the increased torque ratings as our larger motors, which will use the 1/2" ACME screw with larger machines.

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    Why is your 3/8" acme thread only 2 start and your 1/2" is 5 start?

  • WHAT CAUSES RINGING IN YOUR EAR AND HOW CAN YOU STOP IT?

    Tinnitus . Learn to love it. No really you should see a doctor. Make sure. White noise will help you sleep when it gets loud.

    Additional Information:
    I learned, too late, that if a sudden loud event causes tinnitus, see an audiologist IMMEDIATELY. They can do something about it if addressed within a day or so.

    Wear hearing protection...always. Loud noises trigger my tinnitus, and headphones and ear plugs (when out & about or at the movies, subway, etc) help tremendously. Mine are rated 33dB.

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    WHAT CAUSES RINGING IN YOUR EAR AND HOW CAN YOU STOP IT?

  • What is the longest 1/2" Acme lead screw that I can buy?

    We can supply 1/2" lead screw with a maximum continuous length of 77 inches.

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    Please give me a cost on a 6'x 1/2" lead screw. Thank you

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    what is the total cost for 77 inches of 1/2 inch lead screw?

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  • CAN YOUR PRODUCTS OF MACHINES BE USED TO CREATE PLASMA TABLE?

    The plasma nozzle must be close to the cutting area and you will need some way to keep the nozzle at the right level with some type of device. The spray is downward, so you will need a contained area with a sheet of water at the bottom to extinguish he spray. You should have no problem using our machines for this application since you would need to product the table bed.

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    CAN YOUR PRODUCTS OF MACHINES BE USED TO CREATE PLASMA TABLE?

  • I SEE ARTCAM MODULES ON YOUR SITE, CAN STILL GET THEM THROUGH YOU?

    Yes you can. We well the ArtCAM software and modules.

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    I SEE ARTCAM MODULES ON YOUR SITE, CAN STILL GET THEM THROUGH YOU?

  • Can 3/8" lead screw be used instead of 1/2" on the 'BOOK' machine?

    Yes, you will only need to change the coupling that couples the motor to the 3/8" lead screw.

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    Yes, you will only need to change the coupling that couples the motor to the 3/8" lead screw.

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    Can 3/8" lead screw be used instead of 1/2" on the 'BOOK' machine?

  • WHAT ARE CHINA PRICES FOR COLLETS?

    From: Milan Shah
    ACCU-FIX Precision Tools Pvt Ltd
    458, Manjusar GIDC, Savli, Vadodara, Gujarat, India
    Mobile: +(91) 7567975718

    ER 11 - STD. Precision Collet $3.61 - No 1/2" shank sizes.
    ER 16 - STD. Precision Collet $4.05
    ER 20 - STD. Precision Collet $4.27
    ER 25 - STD. Precision Collet $4.34
    ER 32 - STD. Precision Collet $4.69
    ER 40 - STD. Precision Collet $5.32
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    WHAT ARE CHINA PRICES FOR COLLETS?

  • wHAT IS THE SMALLEST LENGTH SHAFT I CAN USE FOR YOUR #25 DRIVE SPROCET?

    The hub length of the drive sprocket and the other mechanical devise that is used to connect on the shaft will determine the length of the shaft needed for use with the drive sprocket.

    The hub lengths for our drive sprockets are 1/2". So if you are connecting the drive sprocket to a motor, your motor shaft will need to be at least 1/2" in length.

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    wHAT IS THE SMALLEST LENGTH SHAFT I CAN USE FOR YOUR #25 DRIVE SPROCET?

  • DO YOU ACCEPT CREDIT CARDS MASTERCARD OR VISA

    Yes, we accept standard credit cards on our shopping cart. All you need to do is enter the credit card information in the payment area.

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  • I PURCHASE BUILD YOUR OWN CNC MACHINE. WHERE CAN DOWNLOAD PDF SO PRINT LARGE

    You can see the component list on the hardware and plans machine (scratch build machine) since it is the same machine in the book:

    https://www.buildyourcnc.com/Item/cnc-machine-scratchbuild

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    I PURCHASE BUILD YOUR OWN CNC MACHINE. WHERE CAN DOWNLOAD PDF SO PRINT LARGE

  • DO YOU ACCEPT MASTERCARD?

    Yes, we accept standard credit cards on our shopping cart. All you need to do is enter the credit card information in the payment area.

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  • BLACKTOOTH WATER COOLANT ANTIFREEZE

    Cooling is not as tricky as you might think. There is 3 ways to approach this, only 2 really matter for a low scale 40w setup. First one is the cheapest and easiest. The higher the temp of water the worse your performance will be, from what I understand anything in the 30C range is about the most tolerable it gets. Lower is better. But not frozen...from what I've been told a very experienced cutter, he found 8C was the highest power he achieved.

    1. Use a 5 Gallon resovoir system which gives you a fairly large space of water to heat up before you need to tend to it. Add about a cup of anti-freeze to the mix of DISTILLED water. You don't want ANY minerals in the water that might build up in your system. The anti-freeze works to keep algae and other ickies from growing in your water.

    2. Use a smaller resovoir system (or even closed loop) and install 1 or more radiators found in CPU cooling systems with 120mm fans attached. This will continously cool your water system to ambient room temperatures, but with a tiny resovoir it will be difficult to add things like ice-packs to drop the temps if the ambient is quite hot.

    3. Using an industrial coolant system. Overkill and unless your cutting A LOT, this is a very expensive option to take. You can also explore the idea of Peltier cooling but it is extremely expensive electricity/BTU wise compared to an industrial cooler.

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  • Hi. New to all this; can you recommend a water-cooled spindle set that will fit in a 3 1/2" fitting?

    Welcome to this wonderful world of fabrication. Our 2.2kW water cooled spindles measure 80 mm in diameter which is 3.14 inches. This is the standard for most spindles of this power. You may need to get a mount made for this diameter.

    2.2kW spindle and VFD:
    https://www.buildyourcnc.com/item/spindle-inverter-2!2kw-spindle-vfd

    80mm Spindle mount:
    https://www.buildyourcnc.com/item/spindle-inverter-2!2kw-spindle-80mm-mount

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    Hi. New to all this; can you recommend a water-cooled spindle set that will fit in a 3 1/2" fitting?

  • DO I HAVE TO REGISTER WITH YOUR OFFICE BE PROTECTED?

    No. In general, registration is voluntary. Copyright exists from the moment the work is created. You will have to register, however, if you wish to bring a lawsuit for infringement of a U.S. work.

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  • WHAT SIZE COLLET IS IN YOUR 1.5 KILOWATT SPINDLE?

    The collet in the 1.5 kW spindle is an ER-11 and cannot reach the 1/2" size. I would consider the 2.2 kW spindle instead.

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    WHAT SIZE COLLET IS IN YOUR 1.5 KILOWATT SPINDLE?

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