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Axiom AutoRoute 4 Basic CNC

One of Axiom's most compact, affordable models, offering 24'' x 24'' of capacity, plus compatibility with a variety of aftermarket routers.

Note: Stand and software sold separately.

Item #
56928

The AutoRoute series of CNC machines from Axiom offers advanced features usually found only on machines in industrial environments, but at consumer-friendly prices. The AutoRoute 4 Basic offers compact performance, with XYZ travel of 24'' x 24'' x 6'', and a universal router mount that accepts a wide variety of commonly available woodworking routers (see below). A computer need not be attached to the CNC to operate it. Instead, simply transfer your file to the included handheld controller via USB. The RichAuto A11 controller is an easy-to-use, robust controller with nearly a decade of proven results in demanding applications. It is more stable than a PC, and no updates are required. Every Axiom AutoRoute CNC machine also offers precision ball screws, prismatic guides, robust, rigid steel frames, and interlocking aluminum tables. In addition, the integrated MDF spoil boards promise exacting precision, as they can be milled flat for true perpendicularity with the spindle. Whether you're looking to upgrade your entry-level CNC, or you just want to start out with a machine that promises top-quality results and ease of use, you're sure to be pleased with the AutoRoute series from Axiom.


Features:
  • Universal 3-1/2'' router mount accepts a variety of motors (not included, see complete compatibility list below)
  • Features precision ball screws, plus prismatic guides on all axes
  • Welded structural steel frame for less vibration and greater accuracy
  • Interlocking aluminum table accepts T-track accessories
  • Cast gantry supports for maximum rigidity
  • Integrated MDF spoil board can be machined flat for precise perpendicularity with spindle
  • 200 IPM maximum feed rate (3.3'' per second)
  • 6.5'' gantry clearance and 6'' of Z-axis travel for compatibility with tall workpieces
  • Automatic Tool Touch-Off Puck makes it easy to zero out the Z-axis

Will this CNC work with my router?

Fully compatible with the following routers:


  • Bosch 1617 and 1618
  • DeWalt 610, 616, 618
  • Porter-Cable 890 Series
  • Porter-Cable 690 Series
(1) Axiom AutoRoute 4 Basic CNC
(1) Axiom Industrial CNC Controller with Handheld Control Unit
(1) Tool Touch-Off Puck
Rockler Protection Plan
  • With the Rockler Protection Plan, you'll get accidental damage coverage immediately upon purchase of your tool. Plus, we will extend the manufacturer's warranty for your choice of an additional 1 or 2 years. We'll take care of all parts and labor for any repairs, with no deductibles and no hassles. If your tool can not be repaired, we'll gladly replace it. Available in the US only. Click here to learn more. Standard Manufacturer's Warranty: 12 months
  • More Information
    Brand Axiom
    Weight 244.0000
    Tech Spec
    • Table work area: 39.17'' x 28.39'' (995 x 721 mm)
    • Collet chuck: N/A
    • Rapid feed rate: 200 IPM (5 MPM)
    • Precision Linear Guideway: X/Y/Z
    • Precision BallScrew: X/Y/Z
    • Power requirements: 115 V, 50"60 Hz, 15 A, 1-Phase
    • Working Table: High rigidity interlocking aluminum extrusion
    • Gantry bridge: High rigidity aluminum extrusion
    • Gantry Supports: Gravity cast aluminum alloy
    • Gantry Clearance: 6.5"
    • Machine Base: All welded structural steel frame
    • Machine Footprint: 35" x 30" (890 x 770 mm)
    • Floor space requirement: 39.17" x 37.36" (995 x 949 mm)
    • Max. Machine height: 30.27" (769 mm)
    • Machine Weight: 132 lbs (60 kg)
    • Tool Touch Off Puck: Included
    • Spindle Cooler System: None
    • Controller: Includes RichAuto DSP A11 CNC motion control system. Supports the standard G code, PLT format instructions; supports domestic and international mainstream CAM software, such as Type3, Art cam, UG, Pro / E, Master CAM, Cimatron, Wentai etc. Comes with USB communications port, file transfer efficiency can be directly read U disk, card reader file, Plug and Play.
    • Warranty: 1 Year
    Compatible Software Compatible with Vetric Software (Not Included)
    Dimensions 39.17'' x 28.39''
    Shank OD Router Dependant
    Spindle Speed Router Dependant
    CNC Machine Travel 24'' (X), 24'' (Y), 6'' (Z)
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    How does Compare Axiom to the shark series?
    Harold B on Apr 11, 2015
    BEST ANSWER: For a feature-by-feature comparison of the Shark and Axiom lines please check the following links:

    Shark: rockler.com/tech/CNC-Shart-Compare-Chart.pdf

    Axiom: rockler.com/tech/Axiom-Precision-CNC-Machine-Compare-Chart.pdf
    Is a laser module available for this machine?
    Frank P on Dec 22, 2017
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    BEST ANSWER: Yes, Axiom now has a 4.2 watt laser accessory available for their machines.
    which model or series of axiom is capable of work with metal to create module like faucet size ?
    jaywong on Mar 7, 2017
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    BEST ANSWER: They all have the same capabilities. They are only limited in size. However, the most important thing is the bit, cutting speed (feed rate), depth out and type of bit.
    If you wanting to do a faucet you will need a fifth axis. But, if you are planning on cutting the surface of the top or an escutcheon they will all do that.
    Are any of these 4 axis and have high enough spendle speeds for milling aluminum, and also are these compatible with turbo cad/cam software? Any help would be great. Thanks
    James P on May 30, 2017
    What is the resolution and accuracy of the AR4?
    Bill H on Nov 22, 2016