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MicroRAX Construction Set

MicroRAX the premier miniature extruded aluminum T-Slot system. Ideal for a variety of uses, R &D, laboratory, bench top machinery, robotics, hobby and more. Visit our store,

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Part two, advanced nut plate machine build

Part two, nut machine build series, requirements. Building a handful of specialized machines over several decades, my brother, Chris, and I have evolved our process for building machines, which doesn’t … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Advanced nut plate machine build part 1

We make these, our current nut plates: With this, our venerable 20 year old CNC: Poor old thing is starting to fall behind, now’s the time to build a dedicated … Continue reading

July 25, 2014 · Leave a comment

Using Nut Plates to Connect Profiles

Here is a fast easy way to connect  MicroRAX. Gather two nut plates and four M3 x 3mm set screws: Install nut plates with set screws: Connect and tighten: Done! … Continue reading

March 30, 2012 · Leave a comment

Using a LEGO sheet for MicroRAX assembly

Quick and easy way to align profiles during assembly. The pitch is 8mm so you can place parallel profiles on 16mm spacing. Quite accurate.

March 28, 2012 · Leave a comment