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This is it main page for the pad printer otherwise known as the pad printing machine. If you've ever wondered if it was possible to make your own benchtop machine capable of printing logos and such on pens, mugs and other tradeshow freebies or tchotchkes (cheap show trinkets), we're here to show you how. You'd be surprised at how simple the mechanisms are to achieve this.

This machine was developed (and is still in development) out of a need to be able to produce logos on prototype items we made in a manual or semi-automated fashion.


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We're prototyping a benchtop CNC vertical mill using the DigiSpeed-XL interface card for Mach, Dart Controls and KB Electronics KBIC/KBMM 90VDC motor controllers, 1.5HP treadmill motor from Surplus Center and a R8-spindle head from the X2 mini-mill - not to mention Gecko servo drives and an entirely closed-loop system. Come take a look!

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Check out our newest developments like the CNC/DRO 8x12/8x14 lathe using Gecko drives, break-out board, NEMA 34 step motors, DRO and more!

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