History

Version 15

14th October 2019

Version 15

After months of frustration, the new Version 15 is moving flawlessly. Much improved over version 14 whose Z axis did not move properly.

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Version 14

17th February 2018

Version 14

Version 13.5

13th November 2017

Version 13.5

Version 13.5 Was the first to use the constant force springs to counter the weight of the core. This proved more effective that originally anticipated…

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Version 13

18th March 2016

Version 13

The structure of these later versions allows for effectors to be mounted on various faces of the core. This adds to the versatility of the…

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Version 12

24th January 2016

Version 12

Needless to say v12 not not a very good design. It has the open frame concept, however it is still holding on to some of…

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Version 11

16th June 2015

Version 11

Version 11 had a shameful design flaw. Due to the fact that the correct size of aluminum square profile could not be obtained, the plan…

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Version 10

12th June 2015

Version 10

We do not really talk about version 10

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Version 9

5th June 2015

Version 9

Version 9 was being designed with a custom, welded aluminum core in mind. The cost of building such a core however was vastly prohibitive. While…

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Version 8

11th May 2015

Version 8

Version 8 was arguably the most complete design of them all. It even predates the versioning naming convention. This design was ultimately produced in aluminum…

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Version 7

16th July 2014

Version 7

Version 7 was the first version that was designed to be belt based. It however had no tolerance in the placement and size of the…

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Version 6

24th June 2013

Version 6

Version 6 was an innovative design that may be revisited in the future. In place of lead screws, belts or rack and pinon, we have…

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Version 5

12th May 2013

Version 5

Version 5 was the version that began to prove out the fact that Cartesian motion can be achieved with even rudimentary control software and electronics….

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Version 4

21st December 2012

Version 4

Version 4 was the first attempt at the current PolyNC design ethos. The design was unusual to say the least. It also did not use…

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Version 3

3rd August 2012

Version 3

Version 3 was the first successful CNC in the lineage. It was designed, built, performed a function and ultimately reached the end of its usefulness….

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Version 2

30th May 2012

Version 2

This version was intended to be able to CNC an entire sheet of four (4) by eight (8) foot MDF. Needless to say it’s core…

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Version 1

2nd May 2011

Version 1

Version 1 was built using information obtained from the website BuildYourCnc.comThe 608 bearing sliding on Aluminum angle concept was not only simple but brilliant. Since…

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Lego Delta

15th May 2010

Lego Delta

A long time ago, a delta robot was built, using Lego and servo motors controlled by a .Net Micro Framework device. That effort directly lead…

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