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Author Topic: Auto Brake Panel for 30 degree rotary switches  (Read 871 times)

Offline Coco737

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Auto Brake Panel for 30 degree rotary switches
« on: October 09, 2017, 04:29:51 AM »
For those of us trying to keep costs down to a minimum here is a AutoBrake Panel with the positions adjusted to use with 30 Degree Rotary Switches. There is an .ai and an aspire and a .tap

The tap file is :-- start with 10 degree engrave bit to depth .5mm then a 3mm end mill to cut the holes and profile cut
« Last Edit: October 09, 2017, 05:58:07 AM by Coco737 »

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Re: Auto Brake Panel for 30 degree rotary switches
« Reply #1 on: October 09, 2017, 08:03:56 PM »
Colin,


What font are you using, MS33558? I use Vcarve Pro and have had a horrible experience engraving small TrueType fonts. What spindle/router rpm and feed rates are you using?

Also what type toolpath are you using to engrave this font? With TTF I tried V-carving and profile and didn't like either result.
« Last Edit: October 09, 2017, 08:28:43 PM by ifeliciano »

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Re: Auto Brake Panel for 30 degree rotary switches
« Reply #2 on: October 12, 2017, 09:46:02 AM »
yes that is the font. I use a 10 degree engraving bit. and i use the v carve toolpath at .5mm
I spray the panel with auto spray cans and stipple the white in with water based white gloss and wipe with a wet cloth

Spindle speed anything between 19000 and 21000

« Last Edit: October 12, 2017, 09:53:34 AM by Coco737 »

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Re: Auto Brake Panel for 30 degree rotary switches
« Reply #3 on: October 12, 2017, 01:49:50 PM »
Thanks!!

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Re: Auto Brake Panel for 30 degree rotary switches
« Reply #4 on: December 06, 2017, 11:34:55 AM »
Actually I made a mistake. I engrave at 0.3mm

 

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