Sherline Lathe CNC Upgrade Kit with Stepper Motors 6731
Upgrade Kit with Stepper Motors
If you already have a Sherline lathe and would like the components needed to add stepper motors and upgrade it to CNC, but you want to use your own computer, this kit will make it easier for you. Check the drop-down menu for the proper kit for your lathe.
Included will be a retrofit kit to add stepper motor mounts to the X and Z axes of your lathe. A new Z-axis lead screw is included, while the cross slide screw is reused. Also included are two 67127 stepper motors with plugs and an 8760 4-axis driver box. The 8760 includes a power supply and all cables necessary to connect with your computer and with your 2 stepper motors. Also included is the Sherline Linux/EMC control program on CD should you wish to install it on your computer.
Want to UPGRADE to a Windows CNC Controller?
Introducing MASSO CNC!!
Upgrade any of your current Sherline CNC machines with Sherline’s new controller powered by MASSO. Add a 4th-axis to your controller system with a CNC rotary table. This upgrade is optional and as a result, must be purchased separately. Please contact us for more information.
The MASSO controller allows you to write your CNC programs on your computer (Windows, Mac, Linux, etc.). You can then transfer your program to the controller via a USB flash drive. No more having to use a dedicated operating system like Linux to control your machine.
- Controls the spindle speed with g-code: Analog spindle speed control has been standard on Sherline machines, consequently, now they have new technology on the board that controls the spindle speed using g-code rather than using an adjustable dial.
- Adds an optical encoder to Sherline machines: MASSO designed a compact optical encoder for Sherline. This encoder design fits perfectly with their machine and their accessories
- Does single-point threading
- Has an accurate RPM readout
- Limits switches
- Homing ability for each axis
- WiFi communication
- Regular software upgrades: Because the Masso software is continually improving, it is extremely easy to upgrade.
Furthermore, you can upgrade any of your current Sherline CNC machines with our new controller powered by MASSO and add a 4th-axis to your controller system with a CNC rotary table. Sold separately. Please contact us for more details.