The OpenBuilds ACRO System
The OpenBuilds ACRO System was developed to be the most accurate and cost effective positioning system in its class.
The ACRO System incorporates the OpenBuilds V-Slot system and, therefore, has the unique ability to expand to multiple sizes creating a size configuration custom to your needs. Choose the size that best fits your workshop.
What can you do with an ACRO system?
With its modular nature the ACRO is an extremely versatile system that allows for precise positioning of many different mountable tools and attachments.
OpenBuilds ACRO System Specs:
- 4.5 micron resolution - 30% higher resolution than systems in its class
- Z Axis Travel 70mm - (2-3/4") manual adjustable Z axis length
- Available in industrial black or a sleek silver
- Attachment Plate includes mounting holes for multiple attachments & tools
- Quick assembly time
- Mechanical Parts
- Option: (3) NEMA 17 Stepper Motors
- Option: (1) 24V Power Supply
- Option: (1) xPRO Driver Board
Assembly Instructions, More Details & Support:
Laser Diodes can be attached to the ACRO system mounting plate
Compatible Laser Diodes (Not Included):
- Please note: There are lot of great choices when it comes to laser diodes so be sure to pick the right one for your application. Power choice is important as well as making sure your diode supports PWM.
The ACRO Diode Mounting Plate hole pattern is designed to accommodate many available diodes. If the diode you choose has a different mounting pattern you can easily drill holes in the acrylic to mount.
Here are a couple laser diode manufacturers that may help.
Always wear laser eye protection & take all necessary safety precautions.
Software Work Flow:
Design - Tool Path - Control
- LaserWeb Software (can also control milling machines, draw bots, etc.)
- Please note: There are many different options for software packages that can be used for design and control
AFFORDABLE - OpenBuilds budget friendly parts allow Builders the opportunity to freely create.
EASY TO BUILD - With the V-Slot Modular Framing System and OpenBuilds Build-Along Videos, assembly is quick and easy.
OPEN SOURCE - The Builder community is encouraged to modify and build on this design. We are excited to see what you attach to your ACRO System and the things that you make!
CUSTOMIZATION - Take it to the next level and make it your own! Share your builds with the Open Source Builders community OpenBuilds.com
OpenBuilds Part CAD Models and Drawings