Hot Wire CNC Foam Cutter Parts List

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USB Version

Here are the parts I’ve used to make this machine. It uses mostly 3d printer parts with drawer slides and threaded rods. Quite often you can buy a kit with the Arduino Mega, RAMPS 1.4 and the DRV2855 driver modules.

mega 2560The Arduino Mega 2560 Amazon UK
Amazon US
eBay UK
eBay US
RAMPS 1.4RAMPS 1.4Amazon UK
Amazon US
eBay US
eBay UK
nema17Nema 17 Stepper Motors 0.9Amp x 4 Amazon UK
Amazon US
eBay UK
60 mm Cooling Fan Amazon UK
Amazon US
eBay US
eBay UK
{12 Volt Power SupplyAmazon UK
Amazon US
eBay UK
eBay US

DRV8825 Driver Modules x 4
Amazon UK
Amazon US
eBay US
eBay UK
600mm Drawer Slides x 2 pairs – 4 in total
450mm Drawer Slides x 2 pairs – 4 in total
Purchase from a local DIY store
CouplersFlexible couplers x 4
M10 x5mm for NEMA17
M10 x 6.35 for NEMA23
eBay UK
eBay US
10 x 1.5mm T-Nuts x 4eBay US
eBay UK
M6 Cross Dowels Bolts and Barrel Nuts x40eBay US
eBay UK
10 x 1.5mm x 1000mm (cut to size) Thread Rod x 4 Purchase from a local DIY store.
Could get bent if delivered.
Better to check they are straight.
12 mm MDF Moisture resistant or paint after the build. Purchase from a local DIY store.

Parallel Port Version

US Parts List with links to eBay and Amazon

Electronics    
QtyDescriptionItemeBayAmazon
1The controller board using separate drivers modules.4 Axis TB6600 CNC Stepper Motor Driver Controller Board steppers and power supply – separate driversLatest PricesLatest Price
orThe all in one controller board. The one I use4 Axis TB6560 CNC Stepper Motor Driver Controller Board and power supply – drivers one board usually cheaperLatest PricesLatest Price
4Stepper Motors57BYGH56-401A stepper motors NEMA 23 or similar just make sure the current is suitable for the driver boardLatest PricesLatest Price

UK Parts List with links to eBay and Amazon

Electronics    
QtyDescriptionItemeBayAmazon
1The controller board using separate drivers modules.4 Axis TB6560 CNC Stepper Motor Driver Controller Board steppers and power supply – separate driversLatest PriceLatest Prices
orThe all in one controller board. The one I use4 Axis TB6560 CNC Stepper Motor Driver Controller Board and power supply – drivers one board usually cheaperLatest PricesLatest Prices
4NEMA 17 Stepper MotorsUse these if your build is a more lightweight designLatest PricesLatest Prices
4NEMA 23 Stepper Motors57BYGH56-401A stepper motors NEMA 23 or similar just make sure the current is suitable for the driver board. I use theseLatest PricesLatest Prices

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