That's way cool! It looks like an invader from space.
I thought I'd share the part I made on my Taig this last weekend.
It's 1/4" 6061-T6
Hehe, it does look like that!
It is actually a servo mounting plate for an animatronic eye movement.
Nice job, looks like art. How long did take to machine?
Very cool....Do you use 1/4 scale servos on That....?
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Don't really know what it does, but it sure does look professional.
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CNC or manual milling?
what type of endmill were you using?
It is made for standard size servos.
It was all CNC.
First I did the 1/8 inch holes then the 1/4 inch holes.
I used a G83 peck cycle for both sizes taking .010 pecks.
I used the 1/8 drill also to put holes at the corners where I did the 1/4 inch milling
while I was at it to lessen the load.
The drilling took about 10 min total.
For endmills I used a 1/4 inch and an 1/8 inch, both were 2-flute carbide square niagara cutters. I first used the 1/4 end mill to cut everything that would fit
it. A lot of the corners were supposed to have a .125 radius.
The spots for the servos needed a .0625 radius though, so I still cut them with the 1/4
inch cutter, but I left .020 so that the 1/8 inch cutter would do the finish work on those slots.
It took about 4 hours and I dabbed some tap magic here and there but no flood coolant or anything like that.
Thanks for the kind words!
Any particular reason you used carbide over HSS?
Tormach PCNC 1100, SprutCAM, Alibre CAD
It would be cool to see the assembled eye.