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CNC hot wire cutter moves with four axes

Reading Time: 2 minutes CNC hot wire cutter moves with four axes Arduino Team — May 14th, 2020 When working with Styrofoam, a conventional CNC machine like a router or laser cutter just won’t do. However, as shown in Michael Rechtin’s excellent video below, a hot wire can carve foam like butter, creating custom wings for RC aircraft or […]

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Carve 2.5D shapes out of foam with this Arduino-controlled hot wire cutter

Reading Time: 2 minutes Carve 2.5D shapes out of foam with this Arduino-controlled hot wire cutter Arduino Team — February 8th, 2020 You may have a 3D printer or other “digital” tools like a laser engraver or CNC router, but what if you want to work with Styrofoam? As How To Mechatronics demonstrates in his latest project, many of […]