Author: Chris&Jim CIM

OnShape-Basic Parts Practice

Download the WorksheetDownload the E-Hand-In You know what they say… “Practice makes perfect!”. So here you go. An Activity/Project that gives you eleven different basic parts to make in OnShape. Be sure to watch the Q & A’s, and these will be a breeze! We specifically...

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Mass Property Analysis in OnShape

Download the WorksheetDownload the E-Hand In You can tell a lot about a part when you make it in 3D modeling software. If you tell the software what the part is made of, you can find out all of it’s properties like weight, mass, density, and volume. When you look at this information...

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OnShape Solutions

These videos are best digested when you have not a clue what OnShape is or how it works. They are answers to the questions most often asked by students and teachers when the first open on shape. We would suggest watching them in order, if you have the time, but most of you won’t, and that’s...

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Brief History & Explanation of CNC & G-Code

Download the worksheet hereEither download the word document above, and type the answers in and hand in to your instructor, or follow the directions below. If you look it up the definition will be something like this: G–codeĀ is a language in which people tell computerized machine tools how...

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Shapeoko: Add a Hardware E-Stop

Weirdest thing. The machine is quite amazing. The software is pretty well thought out. The build is easy. The workflow is smooth. But where’s the E-stop? There is ABSOLUTELY no way I could put a machine in my classroom without an E-stop, and the Shapeoko does not have one. Either software...

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Robocell Basic to Advanced

Here is a playlist of tutorials that will take you from the very basics to get you started, and then works its way up through relative coordinates to using variables and using inputs and outputs. « Prev1 / 1Next »RoboCell: BasicsRobocell: Setting Up Your Cell in CellSetupRobocell Activity...

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Shapeoko-Building Your Machine

Question: What are some resources I will need to assemble my machine? Any tips or tricks you have to make it easier? Answer: Shapeoko has many resources for you to build your machine once you make the purchase. Click on the picture above! First off… it comes with an Assembly...

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Shapeoko-Install CarbideMotion

Question: How do I Install CarbideMotion? Do I need it? How does it work? Answer: CarbideMotion is the control software by Carbide 3D that controls the Shapeoko CNC Routers. click on the picture below and it will take you to Carbide 3D’s website that takes you through an overview of...

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