Shopbot CNC Router Quiz

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Shopbot CNC Router Quiz

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Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Select all that apply What materials are acceptable to route on the Shopbot. 
    • A. 

      Wood (Hardwood and Softwood)

    • B. 

      Aluminum 

    • C. 

      Steel

    • D. 

      Foam

  • 2. 
    You must always have a student worker review your design file BEFORE operating the machine
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 3. 
    Why must you secure your material to the ShopBot Table with fasteners?
    • A. 

      To prevent your workpiece from shifting as the router is cutting your piece.

    • B. 

      False, you do not need to secure your workpiece 

  • 4. 
    Select all that apply  Before running your part on the ShopBot, you should ...
    • A. 

      Have a Fabrication Student Worker double check your design to ensure it will not damage the machine

    • B. 

      Run the Spindle Warm-up routine to adequately prepare the spindle for operation

    • C. 

      Lay on the table and trace yourself out with the tool bit

    • D. 

      If necessary, cut your material to fit on the 4x8 foot ShopBot table

  • 5. 
    According to the tutorial, how much deeper should you set the cutting tool to cut to ensure it goes all the way through your material.
    • A. 

      0.020" in addition to the thickness of your material

    • B. 

      0.2" in addition to the thickness of your material

    • C. 

      0.5" in addition to the thickness of your material

    • D. 

      1" in addition to the thickness of your material

  • 6. 
    How do you zero the Z-axis of machine?
    • A. 

      Use the Z Zero plate and initiate the Zero Z  Axis w/ Zzero Plate command in the control sofware

    • B. 

      You don't need to worry about the Z axis of the machine, the machine will do it for you 

  • 7. 
    The Dust Collector must be used for every cutting/routing operation. 
    • A. 

      True

    • B. 

      False

  • 8. 
    Select all that apply Which of the following must you do after you are finished using the Shopbot 
    • A. 

      Return all tools (collet, collet nut, router bits, drills) to their original location.

    • B. 

      Remove and discard any excess material or cutoffs in appropriate bins (i.e. scrap bin).

    • C. 

      Turn OFF the shopbot and engage both emergency stops.

    • D. 

      Disengage the spindle and return the key to the front desk.

    • E. 

      Vacuum the area on and around the table to ensure it is clean for the next user.