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MTM SNAP

material, parts & tools:
BOM

files:

snap.dxf
mtm_snap.dxf

my ShopBot toolpath settings for 1/2" HDPE:

drilling:
tool: 3.1mm drill bit
plungerate: 10 inch/min
spindle speed: 2k rpm

milling:
tool: single flute up-spiral 1/8" endmill
pass depth: 1/8"
feedrate: 30 inch/min
plungerate: 15 inch/min
spindle speed: 14k rpm

Learn the basics of toolpathing with Partworks.

A forum for Partworks (aka Vectric Aspire) is here.

links:

Jameco
McMaster-Carr
Onsrud
ShopBot
Stock Drive Products

Snap-Together Desktop CNC Milling Machine

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