. .
  1. #1
    Sterob's Avatar
    Lives in Australind, Australia. Last Activity: 12 Hours Ago Has been a member for 0-1 years. Has a total post count of 30. Received thanks 1 times, giving thanks to others 4 times.
    If I was retro fit dual steppers to the Y Axis of a Chinese 6040 CNC Router, would it be best to keep the Gantry brace that runs under the bed, or is it not required?
    Mentioning I would be using extrusion for Gantry instead of the thin plate used now.

    Steve

  2. #2
    Either will work fine. I've built machines with both methods and they perform just the same. However, what the cross brace allows you to do is move the ball-screws and motors under the bed out of the way protecting them from debris if you like.

  3. #3
    Sterob's Avatar
    Lives in Australind, Australia. Last Activity: 12 Hours Ago Has been a member for 0-1 years. Has a total post count of 30. Received thanks 1 times, giving thanks to others 4 times.
    Thanks Jazz. Good to know one doesnt need to use a bottom plate if using 2 steppers.
    A simpler build is good.
    Steve

    Sent from my SM-G920I using Tapatalk

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. Advice on new set up for 6040 CNC machine
    By Cousinit75 in forum Chinese Machines
    Replies: 14
    Last Post: 09-01-2020, 09:10 PM
  2. New 6040 owner looking for advice from others with a chinese 6040/3040
    By itsmillertime in forum Machine Discussion
    Replies: 12
    Last Post: 14-10-2019, 08:30 AM
  3. Machine better than a chinese 6040 for a beginner?
    By d4cnc in forum Gantry/Router Machines & Building
    Replies: 21
    Last Post: 09-11-2015, 12:47 PM
  4. Newbie question re converting my 6040 machine to use a laser
    By GaryWilliams in forum Laser Machines & Building
    Replies: 2
    Last Post: 19-10-2015, 03:09 PM
  5. What is your opinion of the CNC 6040 Router Machine ?
    By John S in forum Chinese Machines
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 12-09-2013, 11:35 AM

Bookmarks

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •