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Adding DRO Handwheels to Stepper Motors

Introduction To install CNC stepper motor mounts on a Sherline machine, the handwheels must be removed. Sherline’s digital readout system measures handwheel rotation and translates it electronically into table movement rather than measuring table movement directly; therefore removing the special DRO handwheels eliminates the DRO function. Some CNC users prefer to have a DRO reading […]

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Safety Rules for Power Tools

KNOW YOUR POWER TOOL – Read the owner’s manual carefully. Learn its application and limitations as well as the specific potential hazards peculiar to this tool. GROUND ALL TOOLS – If tool is equipped a with three-prong plug, it should be plugged into a three-hole receptacle. If an adapter is used to accommodate a two-prong […]

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