Modifying a Handcrank to Fit on a Stepper Shaft

The Handcranks as Taig supplies are meant to be used in place of the stepper mounts. Here is how you can modify one so that it can be used on the end of a stepper shaft, and easily removed for when you use the machine under CNC control.

A Taig Handcrank Spotting a hole on the middle ball
Drilling #21 to tap with a #10-32 tap Drilling out an adapter
Parting off the adapter Slitting the adapter
Screw squeezes the adapter bushing Mounted on a stepper (only when not under power)

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