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Compact 12 Tool Umbrella ATC

Compact 12 Tool Umbrella ATC

This is a draft design for a compact umbrella style ATC tool carousel for TTS tools holders. It uses a geneva wheel mechanism for positioning the tools and a ball screw for the 200mm X travel. It’s very compact, only 450mm in total width and has a homing sensor for cross-checking geneva disk as well…

Stepper Motors for DIY Desktop CNC

Stepper Motors for DIY Desktop CNC

For my desktop mill CNC conversion, I gathered the following information: My mill is a PM-30 clone, so I gathered information on what other hobbyists have used with their Precision Matthews PM-30MV CNC conversions. Stepper Motor Sizing According to Bruce from Heavy Metal CNC in the USA, for the X and Y-axis, 906 oz-in (6.39…

Marine Vessel Tracking

Marine Vessel Tracking

Tracking the Vessel Brooklyn Bridge With the help of marinetraffic.com you can quickly embed code to track vessels at sea. Below is the live tracker for the vessel Brooklyn Bridge, MMSI Number 370458000 Brooklyn Bridge is a Container Ship that was built in 2010 (10 years ago) and is sailing under the flag of Panama….

Cryptocurrency Prices

Cryptocurrency Prices

Below is the Crypto Currencies I follow and their latest prices in South African Rand (ZAR).