Friday, July 2, 2010

Machining the Girdle

Now that the girdle has been scanned and determined to be accurate, I can reference known location features to accurately position and clamp the part to the mill bed.



Once rigidly clamped onto the bed, chips will start to fly.

Literally.






  • machine fixture plate and mount part


Now we're ready to machine the rest of the features using the 4th axis setup. Unfortunately, it's time to shift to some customer work for a few days.

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