CNC Routers: The Z Axis Zero Setter

CNC Routers: The Z Axis Zero Setter

By Roger Secura    View In Digital Edition  


It’s tool-tuning time again! If you’re a newcomer to the world of CNC routers, one of the many tools you should have on hand is a Z axis zero setter (a.k.a., touch plate). A zero setter will improve the accuracy of your machine, reduce tool breakage, and save your workpiece from damage. In this article, we’ll look at why you need a Z axis zero setter, and how to use one to establish the location of “part zero.”

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