CNCRT61: CNC Automation with Mike Gencarelli

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CNCRT61: CNC Automation with Mike Gencarelli
CNC Router Tips Podcast Episode 61

IN this episode we talk with my friend Mike Gencarelli about CNC automation. Mike Gencarelli is an experienced tool maker, automation expert, software developer and has probably one of the most interesting garage workshops.

Gencarelli writes about his adventures on his website https://mygarageshop.com/ where he displays his projects and talks about his machine shop which includes everything from CNC Router Table, Plasma cutter to milling machine.

Mike has built quite a wide variety of automated machines in his past. His work on an automated parachute harness sewing machine got him noticed Later he began work on a plasma table with a dual chamber water table and a removable 4th axis.

Mike Gencarelli decided that he wanted to automate some common CNC options to make them work better with Mach3. He developed software which allowed him to use multiple wifi relays to turn his equipment off and on. He hooked up his duct collection system, lights and water pumps to his SmartScreens Interface for Mach3 . SmartSreens for Mach3 integrates the control of simple to add Expansion Relays and Smart Wi-Fi Devices which can be controlled by SmartScreens through Mach3 via buttons on the screen, and MCodes in the GCode.

Bill Griggs contact info:
Twitter: @BillGriggs
Website: http://www.cncroutertips.com
SHOW NOTES: http://cncroutertips.com/60
Facebook LIve https://www.facebook.com/cncroutertips/videos/2635…

WEBSITES MENTIONED

Disclosure: Please note that some of the links below are affiliate links, and at no additional cost to you, I will earn a commission if you decide to make a purchase. Please understand that I have experience with all of these companies, books, tools and I recommend them because they are helpful and useful, not because of the small commissions I make if you decide to buy something. Please do not spend any money on these products unless you feel you need them or that they will help you achieve your goals.

SmartScreens https://ngeneyes.com/smartscreen/licensing/
My Garage Shop https://mygarageshop.com/
SmartScreens For Mach3 Triple Edge Finder https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FUlXikOPHbw
Towbot http://towbot.com
Velox http://velox.com
Video tour of My Garage Shop https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kSltNI0Gi7o
Students Make a CNC Router Table https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=H_SFnWiSWiw
The Makers Guide http://themakersguide.com
#CNC Router Tips https://www.facebook.com/groups/cncroutertips
Mach3 Software http://www.themakersguide.com/home/products/mach3
CNC Starter Bit set http://cncroutertips.com/bits
CNC Zone http://www.cnczone.com
VCarve Demo Video http://cncroutertips.com/demo
VCarve Software http://themakersguide.com/vcarve8
Triple Edge Finder http://themakersguide.com
Maker Masters http://makermasters.com
Resources http://cncroutertips.com/resources
Youtube https://www.youtube.com/user/bgriggstwcny
OBS Studio https://obsproject.com/
Smove Mobile http://smove.com
Mastercam https://www.mastercam.com/en-us/
Stepcraft https://www.stepcraft.us/q
Microphones http://podcastbyfriday.com/mics

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