Product detailed description
Original WorkBee Z1+ CNC Machine
Manufacture Your Ideas
Make projects like engineering parts, signs, toys and furniture... in fact with your own WorkBee Z1+ you can make anything you can imagine without leaving the workshop!
The WorkBee Z1+ is an easy and enjoyable self-build kit backed-up by
• First-rate user manuals • 1 year warranty • Large user community • Quality customer service
With a WorkBee CNC Machine you can cut a huge range of materials including:
Materials can be cut 44mm the whole way through.
DESIGNED & MADE IN BRITAIN
The WorkBee Z1+ is designed and manufactured at our site in the south east of the UK, we employ a team of local people who carefully produce and package each CNC Machine.
WORKBEE Z1+ NEW FEATURES
THE MIGHTY MEANWELL + ESTOP FOR SAFETY.
ACCURACY, PRECISION & QUIETNESS
COOL RUNNING & REDUCED DUST
AND ALL OF THESE…
Upgraded Firmware & Control Software
Stainless Steel Bolts Throughout
40×40 Extrusion Spoilerboard
Reduced Part Count for Quicker Assembly
Easier Drag Chain Assembly
New Assembly Guide
Improved Cable Management
Wheel Adjustment Spanner
Free 1/4″ Endmill.
More information on the new features found on Ooznest’s Blog Post >
1220mm x 1220mm SHEETS – NO PROBLEM
The WorkBee Z1+ comes in a range of sizes – the biggest can cut 1220x1220mm without a sweat!
For full 2440mm x 1220mm sheets use CAM Software tiling functions.
Insanely accurate. . . ± 0.1mm is achievable on all sizes of the WorkBee Z1+ CNC Machine with it’s lead screw drive system.
With this level of accuracy even PCBs can be manufactured on the WorkBee.
A WORKSHOP COMPANION
Having a WorkBee CNC Machine is like have an extra set of hands – it is an investment to supercharge your business.
Let the WorkBee Z1+ help you manufacture your products again and again.
A CNC Machine can free your time to develop ideas, create more products and ultimately grow your business.
AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL
The WorkBee is also ideal for educational & research settings. You will find a WorkBee already in many Schools, Universities and Makerspaces around the world, such as Manchester and Oxford University – so why not get one in your classroom too!
CAD > CAM > WORKBEE CONTROL
1. Use CAD/CAM Software to design your ideas and generate toolpaths (G-Code). Carveco, Vectric and many more favourite CAM Softwares can be used.
2. Use your computer, tablet or phone web browser to open the built-in WorkBee Control interface via Wifi. Ethernet version also available*.
3. Send created toolpaths to your CNC Machine using WorkBee Control.
*Ethernet cable is connected directly from machine to computer and does not require internet.
LEARN HOW TO BUILD A CNC MACHINE
The WorkBee Z1+ is a self build CNC Machine Kit, and our easy-to-follow and detailed assembly manuals make the build almost as fun as using the machine!
Building your own WorkBee yourself will equip you with knowledge of all the ins and outs of the machine – making maintenance much easier.
Only simple tools are required (spanners, allen keys, screwdrivers etc.) – all the crimping, soldering, and commissioning the controller are all done for you!