Cobra 508 ATC

In this section I will post information and projects related to my CAMaster Cobra 508 ATC CNC machine.

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Pneumatic pop-up pin

I decided to install pneumatic pop-up pin along the X and Y axis of my spoilboard to index sheet good (plywood, MDF etc…)

Installing phenolic top

In my prior post I removed the two layers of MDF and was down to the bare CNC frame, my friend Mike Queen from Wincnc (CAM software) wrote a G-Code file that I use with my digitizing touch probe to find the center of a hole, fist I turn off local zeros and work off […]

Vacuum plenum preparation

I have been thinking about a vacuum plenum for my new Hurricane vacuum system I was going to use MDF but I then decided if I am going to create a vacuum plenum ….. do it right the first time. I decided to use phenolic because it’s stable. So I had the remove the two layers […]

Vacuum pump

I have been thinking for a long time about installing a vacuum pump on my CAMaster Cobra CNC machine, Well I decided to do it, I bought a Hurricane vacuum system from http://www.blackboxvac.com/ WOW the quality of the Hurricane vacuum system is fantastic and it’s really plug and play, the system came complete assembled with a 6 foot […]

Some ATC Pictures

Here are a few pictures of the new ATC table I am laying down T-Tracks, T-Tracks is a system where you use a standard bolt except you slide the bolt head into the tracks so the threaded portion protrudes upwards. You can them use a piece of wood and a large nut to hold the work piece […]

New CAMaster 508 ATC arrived

Well for some people Friday 13th is unlucky, well for me it was a fantastic day because my new 508 ATC + Recoil arrived. I still have to hook up the 60 Amp power cable and the compressor but here are a few pictures. The quality of the machine is fantastic, thank you CAMaster