Next Wave updates CNC Shark

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Next Wave Automation introduces an entirely new version of its flagship, small-format model, the CNC Shark II.

“The CNC Shark was one of the first, widely distributed small-format CNC machines in the world,” Tim Owens, Next Wave’s founder and CEO, said in a statement. “Though still an excellent machine, it was time to update and improve it and that’s exactly what we did.

“The new CNC Shark II machine is an industrial powerhouse with a small footprint, so that hobbyists and small shops can have a full range of functionality without having to create the space or the budget for machines costing, literally, thousands of dollars more.”

The CNC Shark II incorporates 30 mm bars and larger NEMA 23 stepper motors that allows for the use of a 2-1/4-hp router or a water-cooled spindle. This provides the CNC Shark II with a full 7” of cutting capacity, allowing it to support fourth axis and Laser modules, according to the company.

The CNC Shark II sells for $2999.

For more, visit www.nextwaveautomation.com.

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