What software do I need for CNC router?

Which CNC Control Software Should I Use? You have purchased the long-awaited CNC outer, and can't wait to start working with it? Please do not rush so that an expensive CNC machine does not turn into a pile of metal before at least doing something. First, you will need to select and carefully configure CAM software (Computer-aided manufacturing), a special program that works with CAD projects prepared for your machine. In the CAM software, we indicate exactly how to process the workpiece: type of cutter, machining depth, spindle speed, set the zeros of the real coordinate space, etc. CAD (Computer-aided design) - design software. It allows creating 2-D and 3-D models based on given data and edit them. The CAM software converts digital objects into machine-friendly instructions in the G-code format. G-code is a direct control program for...

Which CNC router to buy?

How to choose a CNC router machine? Check out the variety of 3D models on our website. You may be already thinking: "Isn’t it time for me to take the virtual stuff in my own hands?" "Where to begin? How? With what? This is so COMPLICATED!" - you say. Do not be afraid, you can handle it. The only thing needed is your willingness to learn and in this series of articles we will reveal many secrets of choosing a CNC router and working with it. First, let's decide which CNC router you want to start your milling career with. The vast majority of CNC router machines have similar design and differ only in size and specifications of the main elements. The mechanical subsystem of the machine consists of a bed, a working table with clamping devices for securing the workpiece, a movable portal with a spindle, a collet chuck and an collet for securing...