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B-made CNC milling

B-made CNC milling machines are available to inducted B-made users, but require further advanced B-made CNC training in machine use and tool path creation.

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CNC milling across both workshops

B-made's workshops at 22 Gordon Street and Here East have different CNCs.  

CNCs at 22 Gordon Street

22 Gordon Street CNC

Equipment

Haas TM1 CNC milling machine

  • bed size: 700mm x 300mm
  • Z travel height: 450mm
  • materials: metals

Piranha CNC router (full sheet)

  • bed size: 2500mm x 1250mm
  • Z travel height: 250mm
  • materials: foam, model board, timber 

Piranha CNC router (half sheet)

  • bed size: 1250mm x 1250mm
  • Z travel height: 250mm
  • materials: foam, model board, timber 

CAM software

  • Autodesk Fusion 360
  • Powermill
CNCs at Here East

Here East CNC

Equipment 

Haas TM3 CNC milling machine 

  • bed size: 1000mm x 500mm
  • Z travel height: 450mm
  • materials: metals, foam, model board, timber

Haas TM3 + 4th axis CNC milling machine 

  • bed size: 1000mm x 500mm
  • Z travel height: 450mm
  • materials: metals, foam, model board, timber

Haas CNC mill / turn ST-25Y

  • maximum capacity 305mm diameters x 533mm length 
  • materials: plastics, metals

CAM software

  • Autodesk Fusion 360

CAD/CAM advice

Tool limitations

Sharp, tapered pockets and crevices may not be fully defined:

CNC advice 1

An inside corner can never be fully defined because of the radius of the tool:

CNC corners

Undercuts cannot be milled on a 3-axis CNC:

CNC undercuts