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[[file:I3detroit-machineshop.jpg|thumb|400px|The machine shop]]
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==Content Needed!==
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Machine Shop wardens, tool-owners and users!  Make this page more awesome and provide content about the voodoo you do so well!
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== Bench Grinder ==
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=== Safety Notes ===
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*Do not use the bench grinder on aluminum as the aluminum flakes can trap heat in and cause the wheel to fracture.
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*Do not cut off any piece of your body
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== Equipment ==
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*[[Acer 1440G Lathe]]
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*[[Bridgeport Mill]]
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*[[Brake|MHC Shear Brake and Roll]]
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== Useful Sites ==
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=== Virtual Machine Shop ===
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Information on a wide variety of machining operations.
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    http://kanabco.com/vms/library.html
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=== G-Code Generators ===
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==== CNC Halftone Wizard ====
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Creates the g-code for creating a halftone interpretation of a PNG, JPG or GIF.
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http://synapticcircle.com/technopolis/2011/09/04/cnc-halftone-wizard-1-0/
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==== CAM.PY ====
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Written in python by Neil Gershenfeld of the MIT Center for Bits and Atoms, CAM.PY generates g-code tool paths for milling 2D and 3D objects.  Useful in creating g-code for cutting PCB's.
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http://fab.cba.mit.edu/about/fab/dist/cad.py
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=== Information on Gears ===
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==== Timing Belts, Pulleys and Metric Gears ====
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Info from Stock Drive Products/ Sterling Instrument (SDP/SI)
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http://www.sdp-si.com/web/html/reference_library.htm
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== Trash ==
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* Please don't throw sheet metal, copper, or aluminum away. We recycle these.
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Latest revision as of 12:22, 24 June 2012