Carbide 3D brings high-quality CNC milling to your desk or bench-top with the Nomad 3 Desktop CNC Machine. With a newly designed 130W Spindle that can operate at up to 24,000 RPM, sleek internal lighting to best view your project while it works, and the new BitZero V2 work probe, specially designed for this powerful Nomad, you're free to make prototypes and parts from wood, plastic, soft metal, and even PCB. Up and running right out of the box, noise and debris are both contained in the fully enclosed Nomad 3. And with the included MeshCAM software that combines seamlessly with the Nomad and can load STL files directly into your workspace, you're empowered to make amazing things, without any mess, right in your home, workspace, or classroom.
The Nomad 3 Packs a Powerful Punch in a Small Frame
The Nomad 3 is truly a desktop machine, with only a 20" x 20" footprint, it doesn't need its own bench to become part of your workshop. The Nomad 3's frame is machined aluminum, with critical parts bead blasted and anodized for both protection and aesthetics.
Purpose built components
Carbide 3D has custom designed their own spindle complete with:
- Sealed Ball Bearings
- Brushless DC Motor
- ER-11 Collet
Running on their custom drive electronics and firmware allows their spindle to operate at up to 10,000 RPM. This custom built spindle assembly is the most durable and quiet available on any desktop milling machine.
Automatic Tool Length Measurement
CNC Machines--industry-scale or desktop--can make measuring tool length a difficult process, especially on jobs that requires several different cutters and tools. But the Nomad avoids all of that with its custom BitZero 2.0. Designed with an accurate and automatic measuring program built in, the BitZero and Nomad work in concert to ensure the measurement is completely integrated into the machine and runs during every cut to ensure pin-point calibration.
Nomad 3's Integrated Software Package Gets You Designing and Building Right Out of the Box
Included with the Nomad 3 are two of Carbide3D's most powerful pieces of software: Carbide Create and Carbide Motion. Carbide Create is a 2D CAD/CAM software platform developed by the team at Carbide to be easy to approach for beginners yet powerful enough to support and empower advanced projects. Design your project from the ground up to be exactly what you need, then export it as vector gcode. Available for both Windows and Mac.
MechCAM is a more universal CAD/CAM program that is less fine-tuned to Carbide3D CNC's, but may be the more familiar option for some users.
Bring them both together with Carbide Motion, to control your Nomad or Shapeoko, moment to moment. Set tools, jog the spindle, and re-home, all from within the easy-to-use interface.
What's in the Box
- Nomad 3
- Power Cable
- MDF Wasteboard
- 1/8" ER-11 Collet and wrenches
- 1/8" Ball endmill
- 1/8" Flat endmill
- Double-sided tape
- BitZero V2
- Software Suite
- MeshCAM for Nomad, 3D CAM software
- Carbide Create 2D CAD/CAM software
- Carbide Motion machine control software
- Carbide Copper for PCB machining
- Build Volume: 8" x 8" x 3"
- Max X & Y Speed: 100" /min
- Max Z Speed: 50" /min
- Mechanical Resolution: 0.0005 in
- Mechanical Repeatability: 0.0015 in
- Mechanical Accuracy: 0.005 in/ft
- Spindle Power: 70 watt
- Spindle Speed: 9000 - 24000 RPM
- Spindle Collet: ER-11
- Max Cutter Diameter: 1/4 in
- Power Supply: 240 watt
- Input Voltage: 110V or 220V
- Physical dimensions: 17.5" x 19" x 17"
- Weight: 60 lbs
- Computer Interface: USB
- Control Software: Carbide Create
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