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Skyfire CNC Part 3 - Painting & Assembly

Posted by  7xCNC  Sep 8, 2013

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Skyfire, located in China, have developed a great small CNC mill and is now beginning manufacture - no struggling with a conversion of a manual mill. They call the it SVM-0

Part One covered making the blanks for the casting moulds.

Part Two covered machining of the cast iron and initial parts fitting

Part Four will cover the electronics.

Skyfire are presently working on their website - we'll be sure to post a link when they have it up and running.

They are also working on a range of larger machines, with extended capabilities such as automated tool changer (ATC), and looking at producing lathes.

This article covers painting, assembly and alignment

Rust preventing base coat:Rust preventing base coat

Distinctive two tone Skyfire colour scheme:

Distinctive two tone Skyfire colour scheme

Table installed:

Table installed

Motors installed:

Motors Installed

 Custom way covers. The peaked (or umbrella) cover covers the Y Axis (front and back). The Z use straight covers.

Swarf Covers