Ox Gear CNC Machine – Recommended Complete Kit – 500x750mm

What is a Recommended Complete Kit?

Maker Store is proud to announce our new line of Recommended Complete kits, designed to perfectly match your individual application requirements. Our team of experienced engineers has carefully chosen the perfect combination of components, taking into account both performance and cost. Our Recommended Kits are pre-configured with thoughtfully selected options, from the machine’s size to all compatible parts. This extensive selection guarantees the creation of an affordable machine that excels in both capability and performance.

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What is a Recommended Complete Kit?

Maker Store is proud to announce our new line of Recommended Complete kits, designed to perfectly match your individual application requirements. Our team of experienced engineers has carefully chosen the perfect combination of components, taking into account both performance and cost. Our Recommended Kits are pre-configured with thoughtfully selected options, from the machine’s size to all compatible parts. This extensive selection guarantees the creation of an affordable machine that excels in both capability and performance.

Who is this CNC Machine designed for?

  • Makers that are looking to use this machine with Light-Density Materials such as foam, cardboard, plywood, MDF, and much more.
  • Makers that are looking for an entry-level CNC Machine
  • Projects up to 320x525x69mm

What is an Ox Gear Machine? 

The Ox CNC is a simple Rack and Pinion designed CNC router. The Ox Gear CNC was the foundation on which the WorkBee CNC was based upon. Simple to assemble and suitable for milling wood, foam, plastic, and more, The Ox has gone through several versions with the most recent being Version 4, which has gantry plates that are designed to work with gear racks, belts, and even leadscrews transmission systems.

With an accuracy of 0.10-0.20mm, the Ox CNC is a great router for the hobby woodworker who wants to get into CNC woodworking. Every Ox CNC is packed with off-the-shelf parts, every part is available individually from Maker Store. The modular design of the Ox CNC makes customizing the mechanical build extremely easy to do and replacing any parts affordable and easy to source.

Practical Examples of the Ox Gear’s Masterpieces!

Imagine the possibilities that await you with the Ox Gear CNC Machine. Craft breathtaking wooden signs that add a touch of elegance to any space, precisely engrave personalized designs on acrylic trophies and awards, or even carve intricate patterns onto lightweight foam for custom packaging solutions. Take your craftsmanship to the next level. The OX Gear CNC machine is your ticket to unlocking remarkable precision and versatility. From intricate woodworking to precise metal engraving, this machine empowers you to bring your creative visions to life with ease. Invest in the OX Gear CNC machine today and join a community of satisfied users who trust in its durability and outstanding results.

Here is an example of what our imagination allowed us to make!

Which materials can be used with this machine?

With the Ox Gear CNC Machine, you gain access to a vast array of materials that can be effortlessly cut and engraved. From delicate woods to intricate plastics and a range of other low-density materials, this machine empowers you to push the boundaries of your imagination. Create stunning signs, personalized home decor, intricate jewelry, precise prototypes, and so much more! The most common materials paired with the Ox Gear CNC Machine but not limited to are:

Structural Foam
Cardboard
MDF

Plastics
Plywood
Other Light-Density Material

Machine Configuration

                                      • Workable area: 280x525x69mm
                                      • CNC Controller: xPro V5
                                      • Spindle: 400W  (3000-12000 RPM)
                                      • Stepper Motors: 4x Open Loop Stepper Motors 1.26Nm
                                      • Cable Management System: 15×30 Drag Chains Bundle – Small
                                      • Touch Probe: XYZ Touch Probe

xPRO V5 CNC Controller

The xPRO V5 is the most recommended controller for starters due to its plug-and-play nature. The xPRO V5 does not require a system with multiple power supplies or external stepper drivers. These features on the xPRO V5 make it the most user-friendly controller offered at Maker Store.  

 

The xPRO V5 CNC Controller is a cutting-edge electronic control system specifically designed for CNC machines. It serves as the brain of the CNC system, providing control and communication between the computer or control software and the various components of the machine.

The xPRO V5 CNC Controller offers advanced features and capabilities to enhance the performance and precision of your CNC machine. The controller provides interfaces for limit switches, homing sensors, and other essential peripherals, ensuring accurate positioning and safe operation of the machine.

Whether you’re working on intricate woodworking projects, creating precise metal parts, or exploring the possibilities of 3D carving, the xPRO V5 CNC Controller provides the control and precision you need to bring your designs to life.

400W ER16 Spindle

 

 

The 400W spindle is capable of cutting wood, plastic, structural foam, carbon fiber and also engraving soft metals such as aluminum. Powerful enough for hobby applications, this spindle would best suit a small CNC machine and is a perfect entry-level spindle.

Our 400W spindle motor ensures smooth and efficient operation, reducing vibrations and minimizing noise for a more enjoyable working environment. Its high-quality bearings and sturdy construction guarantee long-lasting durability, making it a reliable choice for both hobbyists and professionals alike. Whether you’re carving intricate patterns, drilling precise holes, or engraving intricate details, this motor is up to the task, of delivering exceptional performance with every operation.

Stepper Motors (Motion Motors) – 1.26Nm

 

 

 

With a torque rating of 1.26Nm, this stepper motor provides ample power to tackle a wide range of applications. From precision positioning to high-speed machining, it offers the strength and stability needed to handle demanding tasks with ease.

Built with high-quality components, our 1.26Nm stepper motor is designed for longevity and reliability. It features precise windings and durable bearings that ensure consistent performance over extended periods of operation. This motor is built to withstand the rigors of daily use, making it an excellent choice for both professional workshops and hobbyist projects.

XYZ Touch Probe

 

 

With its user-friendly design, the XYZ Touch Probe simplifies tool and workpiece setup. Probing specific points or edges enables the machine to precisely determine the position of the tool or workpiece. This eliminates the need for manual measurements and ensures consistent setups across multiple machining operations. This saves valuable time and improves overall workflow efficiency.

Recommended Software Packages

With these machines, you will require two pieces of software to create your projects:

The first software (CAD/CAM) will be responsible for creating the cut files (gcode file).

The second software (gCode Sender) is responsible for reading the gcode files.

CAD/CAM (First Software)

  • Option 1 – Fusion 360 – FREE for non-commercial purposes

Fusion 360 is a powerful and comprehensive software solution specifically designed for CNC machining. It provides a wide range of tools and features to support the entire CNC workflow, from design and simulation to toolpath generation and machine control. Fusion 360 allows you to create and design your CNC projects in a 3D environment, allowing you to visualize and model your ideas with precision. Fusion 360 also offers a powerful CAM (Computer-Aided Manufacturing) module that allows you to generate toolpaths for your CNC machine.

  • Option 2 – Carveco – Subscription-Based Software- Not Included in this Offer

Carveco Software is a leading software solution specifically designed for CNC machining, woodworking, and engraving applications. It offers a comprehensive set of tools and features that empower users to bring their creative visions to life with precision and ease.

With Carveco Software, you can create intricate designs and models in a user-friendly and intuitive 3D environment. The software provides powerful modeling and sculpting tools that allow you to create organic shapes, complex geometries, and intricate details for your CNC projects.

Whether you’re designing furniture, decorative pieces, signage, or artwork, Carveco Software offers the flexibility and capabilities to bring your ideas to reality.

One of the key features of Carveco Software is its advanced toolpath generation. The software offers a variety of machining strategies, including 2D profiling, 3D roughing and finishing, pocketing, and engraving. It allows you to optimize toolpaths for efficient material removal, achieve smooth surface finishes, and control cutting parameters for different materials and CNC machines.

Vectric VCarve Desktop software is a professional-grade solution designed specifically for CNC routing and engraving projects. It offers a comprehensive set of features and tools that empower users to create intricate designs, generate toolpaths, and control their CNC machines with precision and efficiency.

With VCarve Desktop, you can create detailed 2D and 2.5D designs using a user-friendly and intuitive interface. The software provides a range of drawing and editing tools, allowing you to create or import vector graphics, add text, and manipulate shapes to create unique designs.

Whether you’re working on signage, woodworking projects, or personalized engravings, VCarve Desktop offers the flexibility to bring your ideas to life.

g-Code Sender Software (Second Software)

  • CNCjs 1.9.22 (Recommended) – FREE

CNCjs is an open-source software platform specifically designed for controlling and monitoring CNC machines. It offers a range of features and functionalities that make it a popular choice among CNC enthusiasts, hobbyists, and professionals.

With CNCjs, you can easily connect and communicate with your CNC machine using a computer or a Raspberry Pi. The software provides a user-friendly web-based interface. The interface allows you to control your machine remotely from any device with a web browser.

 

 

Looking for something more customizable? We’ve got you covered! Here at Maker Store, we understand that “one size fits all” does not work for everybody. For that reason, we do not lock you into one type of machine, or one type of electronic system. Click HERE to select the configuration that you want!

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us!
Email: team@makerstore.cc
Phone: (580) 239-9562

CREDITS/SOURCE

The Ox System was originally designed by the team at OpenBuilds USA. Maker Store is a proud registered distributor of the Open Source line of products based on the designs by OpenBuilds. Please note the Maker Store Ox is heavily customized and upgraded compared to the original design by OpenBuilds.

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