Spindle DC motor for Circuit etching CNC machine

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Spindle DC motor for Circuit etching CNC machine

There are several sources of PCB "etching" bits. They tend to be single straight flutes and high angle, very pointy bits.

For the motor, high speed is good. Look for 30k+ RPM. The main thing to be concerned about is the amount of runout, or wobble in the tip. With a tiny tip, you can't afford much runout at all. It will broaden the gap you are cutting and put stress on the bit, probably snapping it.

The key to low runout is very careful alignment of the chuck that holds the tip with the shaft of the motor, and a collet chuck to hold the tool.

The power needs aren't high since the speed is high and the cuts are light. I would think that a 250 watt motor should be way more than sufficient.

The question now asks for drilling and routing, which should work better with the high-speed spindle. 30k is better for the tiny drills than a much slower spindle. These are hurt by run out.

Usually the drill bits are made of carbide. For cutting, carbide router or file bits are used. All drill-bits and router bits and copper cutting bits I have seen for sale have 1/8" or 3mm shank.

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