CNC

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The CNC Area at Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) consists mostly of Level 3 equipment.

Additional training is required to use our Level 3 equipment.

 CNC Area  hand tools should be marked with blue tape or paint.


Our CNC room is 234 square feet (13'x18'). It is a small but important part of our 5,500 square foot facility.


Safety First

Members must know the following information:

Covid-19 notice

In case of emergency, call 911

Our physical location is:
735 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

PPM Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan maps are posted throughout the Makerspace.
There are 11 fire extinguishers in the building.

First Aid

There is a FIRST AID Supply Cabinet in our Kitchen Area.
FIRST AID Kits are available throughout the Makerspace.

Eye Wash Stations

Emergency Eye & Face Wash Stations are mounted in the Kitchen, CNC Room and Wood Shop Areas.

Personal Protective Equipment

Wear protective equipment in all Wood and Metal Shop Areas.
Wear gloves when using Isopropyl Alcohol and other cleaners.


Classes and Training

Area Captain -- Trevor Banks

Classes

Pikes Peak Makerspace announces its Upcoming events, including classes, on Meetup

Training

Intro to Roland MDX-15

Tips

Leave the space better than you found it.

For Help

Message in PPM Slack channel #cnc-machine

Equipment Lists

PPM Equipment List

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
CNC router parts pro
Level 3 badge.png
Avid CNC

$7,000

yes PPM working
shopmaster eldorado

bridge mill

Level 3 badge.png
shopmaster

$5,000

yes PPM working
Roland CNC
Level 2 badge.png
Roland Modela

MDX-15

Roland Technical Support PPM ?
handibot
Level 2 badge.png
ShopBot ? PPM (Donated by David Hsu) ?
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description

CNC Equipment List

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
CNC shark Nextwave Automation

$3,500

Drew Johnson working
handibot
handibot ShopBot

$2,000

? John Norton working
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description

Hand Tools

 CNC Area  hand tools should be marked with blue tape or paint.
Return all tools to their proper location after use. This rule applies to all areas of our Makerspace.

Donations Received

Wish List

Policies

Equipment Reservations

Materials

Donate for "General Supplies" via PayPal: bit.ly/ppmstuff
Or, leave donations in a black payment box, or use a QR code.
Help Us Keep Stocked Up!

PPM Member Benefits

(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft Colorado Springs 10% discount 4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Logo CO Lumber
CO Lumber Specialties 10% discount 3636 Stone Avenue
Logo General Air
GENERAL AIR 10% discount 3031 N Nevada Ave.
Logo ACE
ACE Hardware Uintah Gardens 10% discount 1830 W Uintah Street

Scrap and Trash

Collect scrap plain paper, PLA and PETG plastics, and metals for recycling.
Empty recycling and trash into our dumpsters at the back (south side) of the building.
The key to the dumpsters is hanging just inside our back door.

Software

Fusion 360

Showcase

Photo Gallery

PPM YouTube Channel

"featured" videos, (the YouTube "HOME" tab)
"Things we've built", Created playlists, including 3D-printed robotic hand (2015)

Other Fun Stuff

Frank makes

(CNC Build on YouTube)

Lars Christensen

(Fusion 360 Tutorials on YouTube)



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