What cutters can I use?

Nomad 883 Pro

The Nomad 883 Pro uses a spindle with an ER-11 collet system. The machines ship with a 1/8″ collet and nut like the one shown in the image below.

  1. 1/8″ Collet
  2. Collet Nut
  3. 1/8″ Cutter

The 1/8″ collet allows you to use any cutter that has a 1/8″ shank. You can see a variety of these cutters on our cutters page by looking at the #100 series:  http://shop.carbide3d.com/collections/cutters

Because the spindle uses the ER-11 collet system, you can purchase another collet that will allow you to use cutters with 1/4″ shank:  http://shop.carbide3d.com/products/25-er-11-collet-and-nut for use in appropriate materials.


Shapeoko 3

The Shapeoko 3 by default uses a Dewalt DWP611 trim router. The trim router comes with a 1/4″ collet. This collet allows you to use any cutter with a 1/4″ shank.  

You can see a variety of these cutters on our cutters page by looking at the #200 series:  http://shop.carbide3d.com/collections/cutters

If you are interested in using cutters with 1/8″ shank, we also sell a precision 1/8″ collet for the DWP-611:  http://shop.carbide3d.com/products/precision-collet-and-nut-for-dewalt-dwp611


P.S. None of our machines use a proprietary system for cutters. That means that any cutter, from any vendor will work. Just make sure you get the correct shank size for your machine!


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