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Sieg X2 mini-mill CNC conversion

CNC is step compatible DC servo based. Motors have skewed rotors with an optical encoder fitted to the shaft.
X and Y axes ballnut stop blocks
X and Y axes ballnut stop blocks
New X-axis saddle
New X-axis saddle
Milling saddle
Milling saddle
Milled saddle
Milled saddle
Roton ballscrew X-axis roaster
Roton ballscrew X-axis roaster
Ballscrew end after annealing
Ballscrew end after annealing
Turned end
Turned end
Threading using die/holder
Threading using die/holder
Milled flat
Milled flat
Y-axis roaster
Y-axis roaster
Parting ballscrew
Parting ballscrew
Turned X-axis end
Turned X-axis end
Y-axis ballscrew, ballnut and stop block
Y-axis ballscrew, ballnut and stop block
Installed Y-axis (1)
Installed Y-axis (1)
Installed Y-axis (2)
Installed Y-axis (2)
Underside of X-axis table after grinding/sanding
Underside of X-axis table after grinding/sanding
Installed X-axis (1)
Installed X-axis (1)
Installed X-axis (2)
Installed X-axis (2)
Installed X-axis (3)
Installed X-axis (3)
Installed X-axis (4)
Installed X-axis (4)
Installed X-axis (5)
Installed X-axis (5)
Milling Z-axis ballnut block
Milling Z-axis ballnut block
Tapping block
Tapping block
Completed block
Completed block
Tapped housing
Tapped housing
Old faithful drill press
Old faithful drill press
Drilling column (1)
Drilling column (1)
Drilling column (2)
Drilling column (2)
Tapping column
Tapping column
Tapped blocks
Tapped blocks
Create drill template
Create drill template
Drilled Z-axis bearing block
Drilled Z-axis bearing block
Confirm alignment capability (1)
Confirm alignment capability (1)
Confirm alignment capability (2)
Confirm alignment capability (2)
Confirm alignment capability (3)
Confirm alignment capability (3)
Completed column
Completed column
Ballscrew pulleys
Ballscrew pulleys
Ballscrew pulley
Ballscrew pulley
Original handle assembly
Original handle assembly
33 gram weight
33 gram weight
New handle assembly
New handle assembly
9 gram weight
9 gram weight
Converted mill
Converted mill
X-axis pulleys, belt and motor
X-axis pulleys, belt and motor
Y-axis pulleys and belt
Y-axis pulleys and belt
Y-axis motor
Y-axis motor
Z-axis at lower limit (1)
Z-axis at lower limit (1)
Z-axis at lower limit (2)
Z-axis at lower limit (2)
Gas spring (1)
Gas spring (1)
Gas spring (2)
Gas spring (2)
Gas spring (3)
Gas spring (3)
Gas spring (4)
Gas spring (4)
Gas spring (5)
Gas spring (5)
Z-axis at upper limit (1)
Z-axis at upper limit (1)
Z-axis at upper limit (2)
Z-axis at upper limit (2)
Z-axis at column top
Z-axis at column top
250 IPM Z-axis rapids
250 IPM Z-axis rapids