Digital Machinist, Volume 8, Issue 1
- Follow along as we finish up this two-part article using a step-by-step procedure to walk you through making this simple air-powered engine using the 3D CAD program SolidWorks.
- Making pulleys can be a tricky thing, but Jerry Pryor will walk you through his experience in making a cutter and then making timing pulleys to change over his milling machine to CNC. Included will be links to videos to further help you visualize each major step along the way.
- Building a Tool Chest - With a Little Help from Vectric and My CNC Router
- The tools are taking over! Instead of buying a new tool storage cabinet, Jerry Prior decides to build his own. Being into both woodworking and metalworking, this cabinet is built for his woodworking tools. See the role his CNC router played in creating this beautiful cabinet.
- A Way Out of Coil Winding Miseries
- Have you ever had to wind coils for an electromagnet? Well, Mr. Hansen presents a very clever way to eliminate some of the frustration of doing so. With the help of an inexpensive calculator and just one afternoon, you can find your way out of "coil winding miseries" too!
- Along the G-Code Way - Extruding Shapes for 3D Models
- Often times, plastic injection molding is incorporated into other projects to help produce a solution. However, in this article, Ed Nisley shows that sometimes plastic injection moldning itself is the solution!
- The Mechatronist - A Generator Design for Wind Applications
- Coming fresh off the Magnetic Gear clock series, Wes Bye presents an alternator design, intended for use in harnessing wind power. This prototype offers a great deal of versitility and can be customized for your specific needs.
We're not giving all our secrects away! As always, there will be more than just what's listed here. The Spring 2013 issue is in the works and will be mailing out in April!