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Cut Quality Settings

These are my observed best edge angularity and dross levels for various steel thickness. All cuts done with a Hypertherm Powermax 1000 with Duramax Machine Torch and PriceCNC THC.

45A Shielded Consumables
  • 11ga – .06″ Cut Height, 65ipm,  124.5v, 45a, Small holes and slots cut at 45ipm.
Parts List


Goplus 12U Wall Mount Server Enclosure


Three R55 25mm x 75mm Drag Chain

(8) Ebay M18 8mm DC 5V NPN NO LJ18A3-8-Z/BX-5V 300mA Inductive Sensor Switch

4 Pin Aviation Plugs (10)

9 Pin Aviation Plugs (5)

Northern Tool

Ironton transfer pump, ironton casters, and two Hobart plasma glasses


Vivo Wall Mount for Keyboard/Monitor

Digital Energy Yellow Surge Protector

Automationtechnologiesinc – Keling KL-5056E Drivers

CNC4PC – Two c10 Breakout Boards

CNC4PC – 3d printed 60mm Motor Back Cover Kits

Screws for gear rack and rails, usb hub and extension

Automation Overstock

Two sets of BLH 20mm Linear Guideways 1600mm with 8 square style blocks

Tnutz15 Series gantry and risers 3030

Two 18” pieces and one 72” piece


Feather Touch Ohmic Sensor Kit

Fineline Automation

Three – 3:1 Gear reduction motor mounts – 3/8′ drive pulley

Three – 54” Precision Gear Rack

Automation Technologies

45v 13A Toroidal Unregulated Power Supply

Four Nema 23 570oz 5A 3/8” shaft motors

Two 6ft Parallel Port Cables MtoF

Tractor Supply

Tractor supply bag of 3/8” bolts  – for frame assembly

Tractor Supply bag of 5/16” carriage bolts  – for tslot assembly

Norwesco Horizontal Leg Tank (65 Gallon)

Joe Fazzio Steel Supply

First Trip – Frame

  • 6” x 1/4” x 10′ cold rolled flat bar for carriages (1) (only used 2′)
  • 3” x 1/4” x 10′ cold rolled flat bar for mounting pads (1)
  • 2” x 3” x 1/8” wall 12′ for pan support between rails and additional bracing (5)
  • 5” x 2” x 1/8” wall 10′ for Y rails (1)
  • 3” x 1/8” wall x 12′ Square tube for frame and supports (4)

Second Trip – Water Pan

  • 5’x8′ 16ga sheet for pan floor (1)
  • .75” 16ga box tubing 10′ for leveling bars (2)
  • 2” angle 1/8” x 10′ for slat holders (2)
  • 3” x 1/8” x 10′ Flat bar for pan border (2)
  • 2” x 1/8” x 10′ Flat bar for slats (13)

Misc Items

ProCut Laser Crosshairs

Tractor Supply – 1″ x 4″ Grade 5 bolts for Leveling Feet

Rail Caps for linear guides, Aliexpress

Hypertherm Retrofit Machine Torch Harris Welding

Hypertherm Ohmic Retaining Cap

Fill and drain items from Lowes

  • 2” PVC and ball valve for drain
  • 3/4” tubing and fittings for fill from tank to pump

Greencut plasma fluid


Y Rails

5” x 2” rectangular tube – 63”

X Water Pan Supports

3” x 2” – 55”, welded 2” tall level with bottom of 5” Y rails

Front to back 52” overall length, Center two supports evenly spaced.

Legs & Connecting Plates

3” x 3” legs 30“ with 1/4” plate top and bottom.

3” flatbar at top of legs. 5” long. Legs welded on center. 3/8” bolt holes centered half inch in from each end

3” flatbar on bottom for caster mount. 4” long. Caster centered. Plate welded offset on bottom of 3” tube leg with one set of caster bolts in tube, nuts welded to plate & one set of bolts mounted inbound.

Side Braces & Tank Mount Bars

3” x 3” side braces welded between the legs are 46”

3” x 3” water tank supports are 52” long and under-hung below the side supports. 5.75” x 3” x 1/4” end plates are welded flush to the end and bolt holes are drilled 1 1/4” on center from the top for 3/8” mounting bolts.

Linear Guides & Gear Rack

Top of linear rail is 1 1/4” from top of 5×2 tube.

Top of hear rack is 2 1/8” from bottom of linear rail.

Gantry Height & Z Height

Bottom of Z axis is 4 3/4” from water pan.

Bottom of gantry is 8” above water pan.