Categories

DIY CNC machine called the Ripper

Posted on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 in DIY by DP

DCIM100GOPRO

Maximilian Malihas built this cool CNC machine called the Ripper:

The 3-Axis CNC was not designed for a specific application – ripper fusions the needs required for fast shape-cutting in wood/PVC and the strength and stiffness required for milling in aluminum and copper. It brings the precision down to fractions of the human hair – and can be build using simple tools!

Via Hacked Gadgets.

This entry was posted on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 at 9:07 pm and is filed under DIY. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can skip to the end and leave a response. Pinging is currently not allowed.

2 Responses to “DIY CNC machine called the Ripper”

  1. JRDM says:

    That’s an awful large machine to run without any kind of feedback loop in the motion control.

  2. JRDM says:

    At least, those look like stepper motors and don’t appear to have an encoder on them.

    That said, the motor form factor looks pretty standard, so a servo motor would drop in just fine. I like the machine that I see so far.

Leave a Reply

Notify me of followup comments via e-mail. You can also subscribe without commenting.

Recent Comments

  • DrTune: Wow that's terrific; next time I need a bunch of cables made I know right where to come. Thanks very much indeed for setting this...
  • Johnny: +1
  • Derek: Is the Sunday one no longer a thing?
  • MG: Hi Ian, that's great news!!! I had a lot of misunderstandings with the factory that made me PCBs. I guess that despite keeping the "dirty"...
  • Doub: Just add sleeving and black variants of these 5557 and you'll take the enthusiast/gamer PC market by storm.