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Last Updated:  09-0-13

Baker's Gas & Welding CandCNC Cascade Metal Designs Corel Free DXF HYPERTHERM LubeCorp Manufacturing Inc. ARTSOFT MACH3 PRECISION PLASMA LLC Steel F/X SHEETCAM COPYRIGHT 2013 DESERT FABWORKS LLC - ALL RIGHTS RESERVED- WEB DESIGN BY: DESERT WEB MARKETING LLC    -     Contact Us   -
BUILD PROGRESS

So you know what products were using why were using them and all you could ever want to know about them from reading the pages under THE BUILD TAB.  Now we get into putting them together.   We have divided he build up into several sections to keep the page sizes down.  We will update our progress as often as we can.

As we go through the process we will had subtitles to the build page links to help you locate specific topics.

BUILD PAGE 6

*Fabrication of the water table sump system drum cart

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*Completion of the water table sump system.

*Design and testing of the table flooding and drain system.

* Start of Fabrication of the computer and plasma cutter system cart


*Fabrication of the computer cart continued

 

*Completion of the computer cart

* Mounting of cart components


*Wiring the Table -  Limit and Home switches.

*Cable management

*Table and system grounding.

*Air Supply System

*Everything is back from Powder Coating.

*Final machine assembly.

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*Arrival of the different components

*Unpacking

*Starting to build the table

*Starting on the electronics install

*Starting to set up the  “iplasma” 4x8 table from Precision Plasma


* Finish setting up the  “iplasma” table from Precision Plasma


*Start of Fabrication of the Water pan for the table.

*Fabrication of water pan continued

*Install the slat system

*Final electronics configuration.

BUILD PAGE 16

*Putting the machine to work

&

Tips and Tricks

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*First Cuts


*Problems with squaring the Gantry




*Progress Report & Review


New Additions as of  7-12-13


*Custom Splash Guards for Water table


*1 Year Anniversary of the Build - A look at how things are holding up


*New Tables from Precision Plasma


*Hypertherm Consumables from BakerGas.com



*New CNC Router Build Site

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* Plasma Quench Info

Adding laser alignment, ohmic sensor

And rotary indexer