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A CNC machine is a machine comprised of a motorized and maneuverable tool and platform that are controlled by a computer according to specific inputs. Our machine are a metal mill (which cuts into metal pieces form the top) and a metal lathe (which cuts into metal pieces from the side). Attached to each of these machines is a waste bin that holds discarded metal and debris from that machines. This bin fills up often and quickly and if it isn't cleared out regularly and cause a build of metal scraps inside the machine and resulting in major malfunctions.

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Higher Education | Scholarship of Teaching and Learning

Detecting the Level of Scrap Metal Discard from CNC Machines using Capacitive Sensors



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