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XY-table (unfinished)

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XY-table (unfinished) by MarcusWolschon Feb 14, 2010
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XY-table (unfinished) by MarcusWolschon is licensed under the GNU - GPL license.

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My contest to design an XY-table
( http://www.bitsfrombytes.com/wiki/index.php?title=User:MarcusWolschon/Challenges and http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:1757)
may have been too complex a task, so I designed
the basic frame myself so you have a starting-point.

Required work:

  • add a work-surface
  • add a handle
  • add an additional piece to hold the captive nut in the middle and screw it to the inner side of the frame above to make it move
  • add holes to mount it to a table
  • take away some material on the bearing-hole to remove the overhang
  • add a smaller hole behind the bearings, so the (moving) inner part of the bearings do not touch the frame (easier movement) but only the outher part (static) does.

The parametric original files for this assembly are included.
They should stay within the limits of the free Xpress-version
of Alibre Design but you can use the 30day test-version of it as well (as I did).

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Why is this here? It is incomplete, and doesn't work. Also there are no usable design files.

design files?

There is a rar file attached.

You must have missed it.

Ok, do you have a pirated version of Alibre I can use? Like I said. No "usable" design files. If the design is locked up in expensive proprietary software then as far as i'm concerned it doesn't exist. (Taking a page from Marcus's book on this principle).

What for?

You can download a 30 day version for free and completely legal.

That can export it into a variety of formats.

A month is plenty of time for such a 5 minute job.

What do you need? AP 203, AP 214, IGES, ACIS R10-R19, Solidworks, Parasolid, Keyshot?

Oh BTW, there is a FREE version of Alibre out there.

It's the XPress-version and your 30day trial will automatically downgrade into it.

Last time I checked, the Xpress-version could export STL and IGES. That's all you need.

Hmmm....

  1. The free edition is only for CAM not designing (and i guess exporting)
  2. Windows only

Doesn't meet the qualifications for usable design files hence it gets a 1 star rating.

next time you care to comment or rate a design poorly based on ignorance, please login first we can address you properly, do not hide behind the guest tag.

Well, if that's the metric you base your ratings on then that's fine.

I searched a long time and there simply was no production ready CAD system

(3d, parametric, graphical, supporting IGES) free or otherwise for anything

other then Windows. So that's what In have to use.

There's a free version of Alibre CAD and it seems that now there is a free version of Alibre CAM as well. Never used CAM. Was way too expensive and I already had a skeinforge+netfabb+RepMan(g-code) -toolchain in place.

It's here to improve on and collaborate towards a finished one.

That's usually the point of having derived designs, comments and exposure to the public.

Back in the year I made that (to learn my way about the assembly-constrains of the CAD program I'm using) there was even a design challenge.

So why doesn't it have a work in progress status? You're such a hypocrite.

Maybe because I'm not longer working

and there is no reason to lead anyone seeing this to

wait and expect any progress?

You have grammatical errors in that last post. Additionally you are guilty of the same offenses you berate others for. Why are you such a hypocrite?

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