Category Archives: Robotics

Enclosure for Tormach

I have been busy designing an enclosure for the Tormach mill.  Originally I designed a single-hinge swinging door for the enclosure, but I have worked on mills with a swinging door before.  It seems once the door is covered in … Continue reading

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Robot Drawing Demo

A pen has been attached to the end effector of the robot. The pen is spring loaded to provide a constant force on the writing surface, complements of Matias Perret. Cartesian coordinates are pretty much copy and pasted into the … Continue reading

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Mr. Roboto

The ST Robotics R17 is up and running.  While “homing” the robot I almost caught a left hook to the face, otherwise setup went smoothly. The robot communication with the mill is pretty primitive.  Basically it works as a hand-off.  … Continue reading

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