CNC ORIGINAL INSTRUCTIONS CNC/MINI/2 Please read these instructions before use. Failure to follow the warnings and instructions may result in electric shock, fire and/or serious injury. CNC/MINI/2 Dear Customer Thank you for purchasing this Trend product, we hope you enjoy many years of creative and productive use. Please remember to return your guarantee card within 28 days of purchase. TECHNICAL DATA Voltage UK & Eire Power output Machine size Please read and follow all safety instructions Table size before turning on this engraver. If you do not understand any statement, please contact Trend. Engraving area max. The data and information in this manual may be subject to change without any prior notice. This unit is supplied with two manuals provided by BravoProdigy. Please refer to these instruction manuals for full installation and set up of the unit, and the standard software. (1) BravoProdigy Model No. BE3030 CNC Operating Instructions. (2) BravoProdigy Model No. BE3030 EDIT Operating Instructions. VDC24 A 6.5 mm 925 x 597 x 633 mm 450 x 440 mm 300 x 300 x 100 Material thickness max. mm 100 Table load max. kg 5 mm 25 - 2500 Please keep the carton and packaging for further Max. engraving speed servicing. Resolution The Mini CNC is manufactured on behalf of Trend by BravoProdigy. VAC240 mm 0.02 Spindle speed min-1 0-17,000 Collet size mm 4, 6, 6.35 inch 1/4 Spindle motor WDC150 Operating noise level Standby No load dB39.6 dB >66dB Weight kg 54.5 Operating environment Temp °C 5 - 40°C Humidity % 35 - 80% PLEASE NOTE: EDIT & CNC software require a InterfaceUSB 2.0 PC running Windows XP, Windows Vista or Fuse UK & Eire 240V 13A in plug Windows 7, 8 or 10. % If you require further safety advice, technical information or spare parts, please call Trend Technical Support or visit www.trend-uk.com ITEMS REQUIRED nWorkbench. n Hand tools. n PC computer. INTENDED USE The engraver is intended for engraving wood based products and plastic. The CNC Mini is a computer controlled engraver which contains a user friendly software package and easy-to-operate engraver. This engraver is ideal for beginners who wants to learn CNC or for schools & education establishments. The only requirement is a computer and a digital photo to be engraved on wood or acrylic. DO NOT use under wet conditions or in presence of flammable liquids or gases. Supervision is required when inexperienced operators use this appliance. This product is not intended for use by persons (including children) suffering from diminished physical, sensory or mental abilities; lack of experience, knowledge or skills unless they are supervised by a person responsible for their safety. Children should never be left alone with this product. -1- CNC/MINI/2 SAFETY Keep cord from heat, oil and sharp 5. Consider working environment. Do edges. Always trail the power cord not use the product in the rain or in away from the work area. a damp environment. Keep work area well lit. Do not use power tools Observe the safety regulations in the 18.Connect dust extraction equipment. near gasoline or flammable liquids. instruction manual of the power tool If devices are provided for the Keep workshop at a comfortable to be used. Please read the following connection of dust extraction and temperature so your hands are not instructions carefully. Failure to do so collection facilities, ensure these are cold. Connect machines that are could lead to serious injury. When using connected and properly used. used in the open via a residual current electric tools, basic safety precautions, 19.Check all fixing and fastening nuts, device (RCD) with an actuation including the following should always be bolts and screws on power tool, current of 30 mA maximum. Use only followed to reduce the risk of fire, electric attachment and cutting tools before extension cables that are approved for shock and personal injury. Also observe use to ensure they are tight and outdoor use. any applicable additional safety rules. secure. Periodically check when Read the following safety instructions 6. The accessory or attachment must be machining over long periods. before attempting to operate this product. kept level and stable at all times. 20.Stay alert. Watch what you are doing. PLEASE KEEP THESE 7. Keep work area clean. Cluttered Use common sense. Do not operate INSTRUCTIONS IN A SAFE PLACE. workshops and benches can cause tools when you are tired, under the injuries. Ensure there is sufficient The attention of UK users is drawn to The influence of drugs or alcohol. room to work safely. Provision and Use of Work Equipment 21.Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) Regulations 1998, and any subsequent 8. Secure idle tools. When not in use, for eye, ear and respiratory protection amendments. tools should be stored in a dry and must be worn. All PPE must meet high or locked up place, out of reach Users should also read the HSE/HSC current UK and EU legislation. of children. Safe Use of Woodworking Machinery 22.Do not leave tools running Approved Code of Practice and Guidance 9. For best control and safety use unattended. Do not leave tool until it Document and any amendments. both hands on the power tool and comes to a complete stop. attachment. Keep both hands away Users must be competent with from cutting area. Always wait for the 23.Always clamp workpiece being woodworking equipment before using our machined securely. spindle and cutter to stop rotating products. before making any adjustments. 24.Only use cutting tools for IMPORTANT NOTE: woodworking that meet EN84710.Always keep guards in place and in Residual Risk. Although the safety 1/2 safety standards, and any good working order. instructions and operating manuals for subsequent amendments. 11.Remove any nails, staples and other our tools contain extensive instructions 25.Vibration levels. Hand held power metal parts from the workpiece. on safe working with power tools, every tools produce different vibration power tool involves a certain residual risk 12.Maintain tools and cutters with care. levels. You should always refer to which cannot be completely excluded Keep cutters sharp and clean for the specifications and relevant Health by safety mechanisms. Power tools better and safer performance. Do & Safety Guide. must therefore always be operated with not use damaged cutters. Follow caution! Routing Safety instructions for lubricating and changing accessories. Keep handles 1. Read and understand instructions General dry, clean and free from oil and supplied with power tool, attachment 1. Disconnect power tool and attachment grease. and cutter. from power supply when not in 13.Maintain accessories. Do not use 2. Keep hands, hair and clothing clear of use, before servicing, when making damaged accessories. Only use the cutter. adjustments and when changing accessories recommended by the accessories such as cutters. Ensure 3. Remove adjusting keys and manufacturer. switch is in “off” position. Always spanners. Check to see that keys ensure cutter has stopped rotating. 14.Check damaged parts. Before and adjusting spanners are removed operation inspect the attachment, from the router tool, cutter and 2. Always mount the power tool, the power tool, the cable, extension attachment before turning router on. accessory or attachment in conformity cable and the plug carefully for signs Make sure cutter can rotate freely. with the instructions. Only use of damage. Check for alignment of attachment and accessories specified 4. Noise. Take appropriate measures moving parts, binding, breakage, in the power tool manual. The tool or for the protection of hearing if mounting and any other conditions attachment should not be modified or the sound pressure of 85dB(A) is that may effect its operation. Have any used for any application other than exceeded. Routing sound pressure damage repaired by an Authorised that for which it was designed. Do not may exceed 85dB(A), so ear Service Agent before using the tool or force tool. protection must be worn. accessory. Protect tools from impact 3. Keep children and visitors away. Do 5. Eye protection. Always wear eye and shock. not let children or visitors touch the protection in the form of safety tool, accessory or attachment. Keep 15.Do not use tool if switch does not turn goggles, spectacles or visors to it on or off. Have defective switches children and visitors away from work protect the eyes. replaced by an Authorised Service area. Make the workshop child proof 6. Respiratory protection. Always wear Agent. with padlock and master switch. a face or dust mask, or powered 16.Don’t over reach. Keep proper footing 4. Dress properly. Do not wear loose respirator. Dust masks/filters should and balance at all times. Do not clothing or jewellery, they can be be changed regularly. use awkward or uncomfortable hand caught in moving parts. Rubber 7. Do not switch router on with the cutter positions. gloves and non-skid footwear touching the workpiece. At the end of is recommended when working 17.Don’t abuse the cable. Never carry the cut, release the router plunge and outdoors. Wear protective hair power tool or accessory by cord or allow spindle to stop rotating. Never covering to contain long hair. pull it to disconnect from the socket. use the spindle lock as a brake WARNING: -2- CNC/MINI/2 8. The direction of routing must always 9. Cutter shanks should be inserted into the collet all the way to the line be opposite to the cutter’s direction of indicated on the shank. This ensures rotation. Do not back-cut or climb-cut. that at least 3⁄4 of the shank length 9. Check before cutting that there are is held in the collet. Ensure clamping no obstructions in the path of the surfaces are cleaned to remove dirt, router. Ensure there are no obstacles grease, oil and water. beneath workpiece when cutting full fitting a false fence on the back fence. 5. Whenever possible use a work holding device or jig to secure component being machined. Ensure any attachment is securely fitted to the workbench, with table surface at approximately hip height. 10.Observe the correct assembly and 6. Use a No-Volt Release Switch. Ensure fitting instructions in the router it is fixed securely, easily accessible instruction manual for fitting the collet, 10.Hold power tool by insulated gripping and used correctly. nut and cutter. surfaces, because the cutter may 7. In router table (inverted) mode, stand contact its own cord. Cutting the “live” 11.Tool and tool bodies shall be clamped to the front right of the table. The in such a way that they will not wire may make exposed metal parts cutter will rotate anti-clockwise when become loose during operation. Care of the powertool “live” and shock the viewed from top so the feed direction shall be taken when mounting cutting operator. is from the right (against the rotation of tools to ensure that the clamping is by 11.Use clamps or another practical way the cutter). In overhead mode, stand to the shank of the cutting tool and that to secure and support the workpiece the front left of the machine table and the cutting edges are not in contact to a stable platform. Holding the work the feed direction is from the left. with each other or with the clamping by your hand or against the body 8. Do not reach underneath table or put elements. leaves it unstable and may lead to your hands or fingers at any time in 12.It is advisable to periodically check loss of control. the cutting path while tool is connected the collet and collet nut. A damaged, to a power supply. Router Cutter Safety worn or distorted collet and nut can 1. Cutting tools are sharp. Care should 9. Never thickness timber between the cause vibration and shank damage. be taken when handling them. Do not back of the cutter and the backfence. Do not over-tighten the collet nut drop cutters or knock them against 13.Do not take deep cuts in one pass; Useful Advice When Routing hard objects. Handle very small take several shallow or light passes 1. Judge your feed rate by the sound diameter cutters with extra care. to reduce the side load applied to the of the motor. Feed the router at a Always return cutter to its packaging cutter and router. Too deep a cut in constant feed rate. Too slow a feed after use. one pass can stall the router. rate will result in burning. 2. Always use cutters with a shank diameter corresponding to the size of 14.In case of excessive vibrations whilst 2. Trial cuts should be made on waste using the router stop immediately and material before starting any project. the collet installed in your tool. have the eccentricity of the router, 3. When using some attachments e.g. 3. The maximum speed (n.max) marked router cutter and clamping system a router table or dovetail jig, a fine on the tool, or in instructions or on checked by competent personnel height adjuster is recommended. packaging shall not be exceeded. 15.All fastening screws and nuts should Where stated the speed range shall 4. When using a template guide bush, be tightened using the appropriate be adhered to. Recommended speeds ensure there is sufficient clearance spanner or key and to the torque are shown in the Trend Routing between cutter tip and inside edge value provided by the manufacturer. Catalogue and/or website. of bush and that it cannot come into 16.Extension of the spanner or tightening contact with collet and nut. Ensure 4. Always use router cutters in a router. using hammer blows shall not be cutter and guide bush are concentric. Drill and boring bits must not be permitted. used in a router. Router cutters Router Cutter Repair/Maintenance 17.Clamping screws shall be tightened must only be used for the material according to instructions provided by 1. Repair of tools is only allowed in cutting application for which they are accordance with the manufacturers the manufacture. Where instructions designed. Do not use on metal or instructions. are not provided, clamping screws masonry. shall be tightened in sequence from 2. The design of composite (tipped) 5. Never use cutters with a diameter the centre outwards. tools shall not be changed in process exceeding the maximum diameter of repair. Composite tools shall be indicated in the technical data of the 18.Do not touch the cutter immediatly repaired by a competent person i.e. after operation; it may be extremely powertool or attachment used. a person of training and experience, hot and could burn your skin. 6. Before each use check that the who has knowledge of the design cutting tool is sharp and free from Using Routers In A Fixed Position requirements and understands the damage. Do not use the cutting tool levels of safety to be achieved. 1. Attention should be made to the if it is dull, broken or cracked or if in 3. Repair shall therefore include, e.g. HSE’s Safe Use of Vertical Spindle any other damage is noticeable or the use of spare parts which are in Moulding Machines Information Sheet suspected. accordance with the specification No.18 and any revisions. 7. Cutters should be kept clean. Resin of the original parts provided by the build up should be removed at regular 2. After work, release the router plunge manufacturer. to protect the cutter. intervals with Resin Cleaner. The use 4. Tolerances which ensure correct of a PTFE dry lubricant will reduce 3. Always use a push-stick or pushclamping shall be maintained. resin build up. Do not use PTFE spray block when making any cut less than on plastic parts. 300mm in length or when feeding the 5. Care shall be taken that regrinding of the cutting edge will not cause last 300mm of the cut. 8. When using stacked tooling (multiweakening of the body and the blade, block and groover etc.) on a 4. The opening around the cutter should connection of the cutting edge to the spindle arbor, ensure that the cutting be reduced to a minimum using body. edges are staggered to each other to suitably sized insert rings in the table reduce the cutting impact. and closing the back fence cheeks or Version 8.0 08/2017 thickness, and that a sacrificial work surface is used. -3- CNC/MINI/2 Using an Extension Cable ELECTRICAL SAFETY n If an extension cable is required, use an approved triple core extension cable suitable for the power input of this tool (see technical data). Power Supply The electric motor has been designed for one voltage only. Always check that the power supply corresponds to the voltage on the rating plate. Machines marked for 230 volt can also be operated from a 220 volt supply. n When using a cable reel, always unwind the cable completely. n Also refer to the table below. Mains Plug Replacement (UK & Ireland only) Conductor size (mm2) Cable rating (Amperes) 0.756 1.0010 1.5015 2.5020 4.0025 Always check the condition of the cable and plug before starting with your work. Should your mains plug need replacing and you are competent to do this, proceed as instructed below. If you are in doubt, contact an authorised Trend repair agent or a qualified electrician. n Disconnect the plug from the supply. n Only fit 13 Amperes BS 1363A approved plugs fitted with a 13 Amp A.S.T.A approved BS 1362 fuse (1). n The cable wire colours, or a letter, will be marked at the connection points of most good quality plugs. Attach the wires to their respective points in the plug (see below). Brown is for Live (L) (2) and Blue is for Neutral (N) (3). 30 45 6 6 6 6 6 10 10 15 15 20 20 25 60 6 6 15 15 20 - EC DECLARATION OF CONFORMITY nBefore replacing the top cover of the mains plug ensure that the cable restraint (4) is holding the outer sheath of the cable firmly and that the two leads are correctly fixed at the terminal screws. 13 AMP CNC/MINI/2 Trend declare that this product mentioned above is in compliance with 2006/42/EC. This product also complies with Directives 2014/35/EU, 2014/30/EU, 2011/65/EU and the following harmonised standards EN 60204-1:2006/AC:2010, EN ISO 12100:2010, EN 61000-3-2:2014, EN 61000-3-3:2013, EN 61000-6-2:2005, EN 61000-6-4:2007+A1:2011. 1 2 3 Technical Director Neil McMillan 4 Never use a light socket. Never connect the live (L) or neutral (N) wires to the earth pin marked E or Cable length (m) 7.515 25 0 - 2.0 6 6 6 2.1 - 3.4 6 6 6 3.5 - 5.0 6 6 6 5.1 - 7.0 10 10 10 7.1 - 12.0 15 15 15 12.1 - 20.0 20 20 20 230 n Cut off the plug and dispose of it safely; a plug with bared copper conductors is dangerous if engaged in a live socket outlet. Trend Machinery & Cutting Tools Ltd. Unit 6 Odhams Trading Estate St Albans Road, Watford Herts, WD24 7TR United Kingdom 01.01.2018 . -4- CNC/MINI/2 RESIDUAL RISKS Lubrication In spite of the application of the relevant safety regulations and implementation of safety devices, certain residual risks cannot be avoided. These are:- n The CNC Mini needs regular lubrication oil applied to the rails that components move along. n Impairment of hearing. n Risk of personal injury due to flying particles. n Risk of burns due to accessories becoming hot during operation. n Risk of personal injury due to prolonged use. MARKINGS ON TABLE The following pictures are shown on the tool. Read instruction manual before use. Date Code Position The year of manufacture is on a label next to the rating plate. CAUTION: Ensure working position is comfortable and that the machine is secured to a workbench at a suitable working height. Ensure workbench is stable and secure. MAINTENANCE Please use only Trend original spare parts and accessories. The CNC Mini has been designed to operate over a long period of time with a minimum of maintenance. Continual satisfactory operation depends upon proper tool care and regular cleaning. Storage n After use remove tool from the spindle and store in a dry and clean case. n To avoid damage to the tool be careful not to drop or incur impact on the tip. n If the machine is not in use for a long period of time, please disconnect all cables for safety and store them within the machine. n DO NOT store the machine outside or in a damp or wet location. ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION Recycle raw materials instead of disposing as waste. Accessories and packaging should be sorted for environmental-friendly recycling. Separate collection. This product must not be disposed of with normal household waste. Household User Local regulations may provide for separate collection of electrical products from the household, at municipal waste sites or by retailer when you purchase a new product. Please call Trend Customer Services for advice as to how to dispose of unwanted Trend electrical products in an environmentally safe way or visit www.trend-uk.com Business Users Please call Trend Customer Services for disposal of unwanted Trend electrical products. GUARANTEE The unit carries a manufacturers guarantee in accordance with the conditions on the enclosed n Regularly clean the machine with a soft cloth guarantee card. and vacuum after every use. For the location of your nearest Trend Service Cleaning n Remove tool from the spindle and remove Agent, please call Trend Customer Services or debris and dust. see our stockist locator at www.trend-uk.com. -IB- MINI ENGRAVER CUTTERS DescriptionDimensions (not to scale) Profile EngravesToolProduct shape material preset code Ref. R0.25mm R0.25mm conical 3.0mm Wood, Acrylic radius, two flute S66/1X4MMSTC & ABS4025C150 up-cut spiral 15.0mm R0.5mm R0.5mm conical Wood, Acrylic 3.7mm radius, two flute 4050C150 S66/2X4MMSTC & ABS up-cut spiral 15.0mm R0.25mm R0.25mm ball 1.0mm nose, two flute Acrylic & ABS 4025A020 S66/3X4MMSTC up-cut spiral 2.0mm R0.5mm R0.5mm ball 1.0mm nose, two flute Acrylic & ABS 4050A020 S66/4X4MMSTC up-cut spiral 2.0mm R0.5mm R0.5mm half 3.5mm conical, radius Wood 4050E150 S66/5X4MMSTC single flute flat 15.0mm 1.5mm R1.5mm half 3.97mm radius, single Wood 4150E150S66/6X4MMSTC flute flat 15.0mm 2.5mm end 2.5mm Wood, Acrylic mill, two flute 4250B120 S66/10X4MMSTC & ABS up-cut spiral 12mm 3.96mm end Wood, Acrylic 3.96mm mill, two flute 4400B150 S66/11X4MMSTC & ABS up-cut spiral 15.0mm 75º 75º 30º included angle, v-groove Wood 4635V030 CNCM/1X4MMTC 6.3mm6.3mm two flute 9.0mm 9.0mm 60º 60º 45º 45º 60º included angle, v-groove Wood 4635V060 CNCM/2X4MMTC 6.3mm 6.3mm two flute 5.0mm 5.0mm 90º included 6.3mm angle, v-groove Wood 4635V090 CNCM/3X4MMTC 6.3mm two flute 3.0mm LEAF/I/CNCM/2 v3.0 3.0mm RECYCLABLE Trend Machinery & Cutting Tools Ltd. Odhams Trading Estate St Albans Road Watford WD24 7TR England Tel: 0044(0)1923 249911 email@example.com www.trend-uk.com © Copyright Trend 2017, 2018. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored or transmitted in any form without prior permission. Our policy of continuous improvement means that specifications may change without notice. Trend Machinery and Cutting Tools cannot be held liable for any material rendered unusable or any form of consequential loss. E&OE ® All registered trademarks acknowledged.