A project log for A Cheap Compact Linear Slide

<$10. <10μm repeatable. >10kg capacity. Laser-cut 1/8" hardboard. For 100mm x 6mm rod, but semi-parametric. Handwheel or stepper drive. CAD.

Paul McClayPaul McClay 04/12/2021 at 20:420 Comments

Slides stack easily for 2d.

Manual slide on top at full extension holds mass cantilevered far off the side of a powered slide. Bottom slide doesn't care.

Coming soon: ̶a̶n̶o̶t̶h̶e̶r̶ ̶r̶e̶v̶ ̶f̶o̶r̶ ̶e̶a̶s̶i̶e̶r̶ ̶e̶a̶s̶e̶ ̶o̶f̶ ̶a̶s̶s̶e̶m̶b̶l̶y̶(done), and a refresh of #Minamil: a minimal CNC mill.