We are proud to now offer for sale at great prices kits from Open Source Mechatronics.
This kit is Version 1, go here for the new updated Version 2.
Please note: This kit is Version 1 of the WorkBee. Extrusion is not pre-tapped. Lead Screw lengths do not allow of the machine to be assembled in Tension.
This is the Open Source Mechatronics’ kit of the popular Open Source Workbee CNC Machine.
The WorkBee was originally designed by Ryan Lock of Ooznest UK. It is a super strong, accurate and easy to assemble CNC machine.
It has been carefully designed and can accurately cut foams, woods, plastics and aluminum to 0.1-0.2mm accuracy or better.
Functional engineering parts, toys, signs or anything else that can be imagined, can be made on the WorkBee CNC Machine.
PLEASE NOTE: This kit includes 4 x NEMA 23 Stepper Motors as standard! You can upgrade to High Torque Nema 23 Stepper Motors or choose no motors.
|Travel (Cutting Area):|
|– X Axis:||800mm|
|– Y Axis:||1270mm|
|– Z Axis:||122mm (85mm cutting depth with a 12mm base board)|
|Workable Material Height (max):||85mm (with a 12mm base board)|
|Drive System:||TR8x8(P2) ACME Lead Screw|
|Machine Accuracy:||0.05mm – 0.10mm|
|Footprint:||1000mm x 1500mm (not including motors)|
Compatible Material for Cutting/Milling:
- Hard Wood
- Soft Wood
- Plexi Glass
NOTE: The above is an image of the 1000x1000mm kit
Kit Includes (Bill of Materials):
|1||Y Plate Left|
|1||Y Plate Right|
|2||Y Plate Inner|
|2||Y End Plate Left|
|2||Y End Plate Right|
|1||X Plate Front|
|1||X Plate Back|
|1||Z Motor Mount|
|1||Z Axis Bottom|
|2||2040 – 915mm|
|2||2040 – 995mm|
|1||2040 – 1000mm|
|2||2080 – 1460mm|
|1||C-Beam – 250mm|
|1||C-Beam – 1000mm|
|2||C-Beam – 1500mm|
|48||Xtreme Solid V Wheel Kit|
|1||X Axis ACME Lead Screw – 1030mm|
|2||Y Axis ACME Lead Screw – 1530mm|
|1||Z Axis ACME Lead Screw – 281mm|
|1||Anti-Backlash Nut Block|
|6||ACME Nut Block|
|4||6.35x8mm Flexible Coupling|
|8||Angle Corner Bracket|
|8||Triple L Bracket|
|21||Eccentric Spacer – 6mm x 10mm Hex|
|14||Aluminum Spacer – 3mm|
|27||Aluminum Spacer – 6mm|
|21||Aluminum Spacer – 9mm|
|16||Aluminum Spacer – 40mm|
|14||Precision Shim – 10 x 5.2 x 1mm|
|2||Presision Shim – 10 x 8 x 1mm|
|8||Lock Collar – 8mm|
|80||T-Nut – M5|
|53||Nylon Lock Nut – M5|
|68||Low Profile Screw – 8mm|
|24||Low Profile Screw – 12mm|
|40||Low Profile Screw – 15mm|
|8||Low Profile Screw – 20mm|
|14||Low Profile Screw – 25mm|
|6||Low Profile Screw – 30mm|
|16||Low Profile Screw – 50mm|
|21||Low Profile Screw – 60mm|
|25||Drop-in T-Nut – M5|
|4||NEMA23 Stepper Motor – 1.26N.m|
Don’t forget to check out the great value Add-On Packs for this kit!
Recommended maximum speed for 1500mm long 8mm lead screws is 400 RPM.