WorkBee Z1+ sets the new standard for CNC Machine kits

Ooznest has taken its popular WorkBee CNC Machine up a gear with the new and improved WorkBee Z1+, adding upgraded features of mechanics, power and safety, giving improved performance and productivity to Hobbyists, Makers, Businesses and Classrooms everywhere!

About The WorkBee Z1+
The Original WorkBee Z1+ CNC Machine sets the new standard for what to expect from a full CNC Machine Kit that doesn’t break the bank. It has the ability to cut, carve and engrave with ease, a WorkBee Z1+ allows users to manufacture their ideas, they can make engineering parts, signs, toys, furniture and more…

Key features

  • Large work area – capable of cutting up to 4’ x 4’ (8’ x 4’ using tiling functions).
  • X, Y & Z-Axis unique Lead screw drive system – achieves 0.1mm accuracy or greater.
  • Onboard toolpath file storage – for wireless machining over Wifi. Control the WorkBee from a computer, tablet or phone. Direct to computer Ethernet version available.
  • Range of sizes to suit everyone – 500x500mm, 750x750mm, 750x1000mm, 1000x1000mm, 1000x1500mm and 1500x1500mm.
  • Cut a wide range of materials – woods, plastics, foams and aluminium.

With many customisable options, the WorkBee Z1+ is the ideal choice for Hobbyists, Makers and Educational settings. For Businesses, the WorkBee Z1+ is the perfect workshop companion for repetitive production and allows manufacturing to be brought back in-house.

What makes this model the +?

The WorkBee Z1+ boasts these new main features: 

  • Mightier Meanwell Power supply – Totally dust tight with a vacuum seal – IP65 rated.
  • Emergency Stop – Added safety, a must-have for education and business.
  • Thrust Bearing system – Smoother running than ever before with reductions in vibrations and noise. Minimise forces on the radial bearings for reduced maintenance.
  • Controller Case – Giving the 32-bit ARM Based Duet controller that added protection from the inevitable dust and debris.

Plus all of these:

·     Stainless Steel Bolts                            ·     Improved Cable Management      ·     Free end mill included

·     Firmware & Software updates      ·     Assembly Changes                               ·     Mafell Spindle option

·     New Spoilerboard System               ·     Reduced Part Count                            ·     Carveco software option

·     Easier Drag Chain assembly           ·     Router Mount included                      ·     Wheel Adjustment Spanner

In-depth details on the new features can be found on Ooznest’s Blog Post.

Ryan Lock, Ooznest Director said:
“The WorkBee allows people to take their first steps into the world of CNC. We have seen a big community grow around the WorkBee and love seeing makers push its capabilities.
We have listened to feedback from 1000s of WorkBee owners and produced the Z1+, with its improved performance and features it will be the perfect choice for a whole range of sectors, applications and budgets”

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