Introduction: CNC Milling Melt Face With the Sienci Mill One

Model from: http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:651829

This project was milled using the Sienci Mill One!

Material: Pink Foam

Tooling: 1/8" Ballmill

Feedrate: 1200mm/min

Plunge rate: 400mm/min

Step down: 3mm/pass

Time to complete: Approximately 2 hours

CAM software: https://grid.space/kiri/?sm:CAM

Gcode sender: https://github.com/winder/Universal-G-Code-Sender

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Step 1: Setting Up CAM

Picture of Setting Up CAM

Kiri:Moto is a simple, easy to use CAM software that works with STL files.

Check out the Youtube video to learn about how to use it!

Step 2: Sending Gcode

Picture of Sending Gcode

Kiri:Moto generally defaults to having the origin point at the top centre of the material. Set up your machine to the appropriate location and zero the machine.

Kiri:Moto has a gcode sender built into it's exporter.

Universal Gcode Sender is also a great option.

Happy milling!

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stringstretcher (author)2016-08-27

This is more advertising than an instructable

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