The CNC Shark HD3 includes the NEW Virtual Zero software. This new and improved software ''maps'' the surface of your table or workpiece and uses the map as a dynamic reference point. This eliminates problems caused by warped or bowed workpieces and small inconsistencies in the table. It also allows you to carve and machine stock that is intentionally convex to begin with. A new electronics package expands the capabilities of the CNC Shark and allows attachments like a pendant control system.The CNC Shark HD3 also features a new gantry reinforced with plate aluminum and a sturdy interlocking table that is much heavier than prior models for more accuracy and less flex. It has anti-backlash, wear-compensated leadscrews on all axes and is built to handle larger routers such as the Porter Cable 890 series, Bosch 1617 series or large water-cooled spindles. To accommodate the greater torque levels, it features adjustable bearings to give more stability during heavy cutting. Perfect for carving and machining a large variety of projects made from wood, soft metals or plastics. Simply supply a PC computer with USB 2.0 port and any of the routers listed below, connect the USB cable to the controller box and load the software.Includes VCarve 8 Desktop, Vector Art 3D Sampler Pack and CNC Shark control software with Virtual Zero technology.Fully compatible with the following routers (sold separately): Bosch 1617 and 1618 Porter Cable 890 Series Porter Cable 690 Series (6902VS must be manually started) DeWalt 610, 616, 618FREE CNC Project Plans from Woodworker's Journal: Butler's Tray Weather Station Cribbage Board Workshop Jig Modern Table Outlet Cover Luggage Tags Chinese Checkerboard Puzzle TrayVisit the CNC Shark Forum CNCSharkTalk.com, a website presented by Rockler where CNC Shark users can chat together, share files, watch how-to videos, ask questions, learn from each other and even show off CNC Shark projects.
Rigidity is a key requirement to ensure accuracy when machining parts on your CNC machine, and this stand more than meets that requirement. Built from heavy, thick-walled square tubing, and held together with sturdy bolts, it resists vibration and deflection like no other. The included heavy-duty casters make it easy to roll across your shop, while adjustable leveling feet ensure stability and a level surface. It even includes a shelf to keep your controller safe and easily accessible. Heavy-duty casters for portabilityAdjustable feet provide stability and a level work surfaceShelf provides space for your controller
Cut3D is a dedicated toolpath engine for CNC machining 3D models that have been designed using a 3D CAD or Graphics design product such as AutoCAD, Rhino3D, 3D Studio etc. or scanned using a laser or touch probe device. Cut3D's exceptionally easy-to-use ''wizard'' interface leads you step-by-step through the process of loading a model, setting the size, interactively placing tabs to hold the job in place, calculating single-, double- or four-sided roughing and finishing toolpaths, previewing the results and finally saving the CNC code to run on your machine. It is a great solution for cutting 3D on your CNC if you do not require Aspire’s modeling and layout tools. Cut3D can also be used with Cut2D or VCarve Pro, to combine 3D with 2D or 2.5D toolpaths. 3D Models that are too large or thick to machine because of gantry height, cutter length or limited material thickness can be 'Sliced' into separate pieces. Each slice can then be machined and the complete job assembled. Cut3D includes powerful import filters that work with most of the industry standard mesh file formats. 3D CAD and Graphics Design software packages will typically include standard options for saving 3D models in at least one of the file formats supported by Cut3D. The commonly used design software products are: Rhino3D3D StudioAutoCADBobcadProEngineerSolid WorksSolidEdgeSilo The internet is a very useful source for 3D models with many web sites offering 3D clipart pieces. Many of these also offer Free models that can be used to test whether they work with Cut3D.
This is a replacement silicone mat for the BE3030 and BE2015 Click-N-Carve CNC Carving Machines. The mat measures 5-1/2" x 7-1/2", the ideal size for securely holding wood, as well as ABS plastic and acrylic carvings sheets.Technical Details:Silicone mat measures 5-1/2" x 7-1/2".Protects the surfaces of your project.Silicone material dampens vibrations.