Spindle Motor Adapter for CNC Mill Retrofit

This week I continue tinkering on our Centroid Acorn CNC mill retrofit by mounting the DMM 750 watt AC servo motor. This part of the project required modifying the existing step pulley bushing to fit the 86M-DHT 0.75kW AC Servo Motor 14mm shaft. A temporary adapter plate was also designed and 3D printed to enable… Continue reading Spindle Motor Adapter for CNC Mill Retrofit

Ball Screw Backlash

This week I start looking into the backlash that seems to be present on the Y Axis of our Dyna Myte 2800 Centroid Acorn CNC retrofit. I tear apart the ball nut on the Y axis and repack the bearings.

Centroid CNC12 install for Acorn- DM2800 Part #006

This week I go through the steps necessary to get a computer ready for CNC use with Centroid Acorn. This involves going through the recommended Windows 10 tweaks and installing the CNC12 application. I take a look at inverting enable signals and fixing the IP address if not configured properly during setup.