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Week 3: COMPUTER-CONTROLLED CUTTING
These beams have to support both the rig and the camera...
... hence, I decided to cut them out of aluminum 6061.
This view shows the amount of stress the beams receive.
I didn't know the thickness I was to use, so I left the parameter open.
A MXN$180 (USD$ 10) 1/4" 1 square foot Aluminum plate was used.
My colleague & JetCutting Guru Elias adding abrasive mix to the Water cutter .
The finished controlled destruction...
The vibration, along with the high speed didn't cut through in one case.
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Check out a timelapse video of the waterJet cutting process in my YouTube channel here. We removed the splash shields and it got a bit messy!