Best Budget 1212 CNC Router

The 1212 CNC router is a CNC machine tool capable of precisely routing, engraving, cutting, and shaping materials with high accuracy and repeatability.

AKM1212 CNC Router

(4 customer reviews)


Model: AKM2040
Barnd: AccTek CNC
Spindle: HQD
Drive Mode: Stepper Motor and Driver
Control System: Mach3
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Product Description

The 3-axis 1212 CNC router is a general-purpose computer numerical control (CNC) machine tool commonly used in woodworking, plastics processing, and other industries. This CNC router is capable of precisely routing, engraving, cutting, and shaping materials with high accuracy and repeatability. It is a popular choice for small to medium-sized projects and is suitable for a variety of materials, including wood, plastics, and composites. The machine operates using computer software that allows users to import digital designs and create tool paths that the CNC router follows. With its user-friendly interface and precise functionality, the 3-axis 1212 CNC router is the ideal tool for prototyping, custom manufacturing, and producing a variety of projects with high precision and repeatability.

Product Configuration

HQD Water Cooled Spindle

HQD Air/Water Cooling Spindle

The machine offers the flexibility to choose between two high-quality spindle options: HQD air-cooled spindle and HQD water-cooled spindle. Whether you choose air or water cooling, both spindle options are designed for efficient machining, helping to increase productivity without compromising work quality. This versatility allows you to customize the CNC router to best suit your specific requirements and application.

Mach3 Control System

The machine is equipped with the Mach3 control system, which features a user-friendly operating interface that allows you to easily create complex designs, smooth curves, and sharp edges, allowing you to achieve high-quality results that match your vision. Advanced algorithms allow you to control your CNC router with extreme precision, guaranteeing outstanding results no matter how complex your design is.
Mach3 Control System
Screw Transmission Device

Taiwan TBI Ball Screw Transmission Device

The machine is equipped with Taiwan TBI ball screw transmission, which provides minimal clearance and excellent repeatability. This ball screw is designed to convert rotary motion into linear motion with superior efficiency, not only saving energy but also ensuring your CNC machine runs smoothly and reliably. TBI ball screw drives feature a ball-bearing design that significantly reduces friction and wear, helping to extend service life.

Taiwan Hiwin Guide Rail

This machine uses Taiwan Hiwin guide rails, which provide unparalleled stability, ensuring your machine’s motion is rock solid, eliminating vibration, and guaranteeing the accuracy you need. The Hiwin guide rails are durable and focus not only on accuracy but also on durability. It’s built to withstand the rigors of continuous operation, delivering the longevity and reliability professionals rely on.
Hiwin Guide Rail
High-Precision Stepper Motor

High-Precision Stepper Motor

Equipped with highly reliable and precise stepper motors, the machine offers a range of advantages to meet the needs of various applications. Rugged construction and meticulous engineering ensure long-lasting performance, reducing downtime and maintenance costs. The motor’s ability to provide fine control of movement translates into precise cuts and detailed engravings, giving you the confidence to create exceptional work.

Fuling Inverter

This machine uses a Fuling inverter, which converts energy to power spindles, motors, and other important components, ensuring your machine runs at peak performance. Fuling inverter converters ensure the precision you need, allowing you to fine-tune the performance of your CNC router with high precision. It can withstand harsh working environments and provide you with continuous and reliable power.
Fuling Inverter
Leadshine M542 Driver

High-Performance Leadshine Driver

The machine is equipped with high-performance Leadshine drives, a key component ensuring precision, speed, and reliability for all CNC router tasks. Known for its precision and reliability, the drive provides excellent control of the machine’s movement. Whether you require high-speed cabling or intricate detailing, this driver configuration ensures your project is completed with precision and efficiency.

Tool Sensor

The machine is equipped with advanced tool sensors designed to improve CNC project accuracy and efficiency. This unit streamlines your machining process by accurately detecting and measuring tool lengths, ensuring that every tool change is performed with impeccable accuracy. It reduces the risk of errors and ensures your CNC projects meet the highest standards of accuracy.
Tool Sensor

Optional Configuration

Rotating Axis

Rotating Axis

The Rotating Axis enables your CNC router to handle cylindrical objects. Whether you're making custom round pieces or routing complex designs on curved surfaces, this feature enables your machine to handle a whole new range of projects.

Cutting Saw

360° Rotating Cutting Saw

360° Rotating Cutting Saw enables your CNC router to efficiently cutting of thicker and denser materials like hardwoods, metals, plastics, and composites that may not be easily handled by traditional router bits.

Drilling Unit

Drilling Unit

The Drilling Unit enables your CNC router to drill precise holes of various sizes and depths accurately. This is particularly useful for creating holes for dowels, screws, or other fasteners in woodworking or for precise boring in materials like plastics and metals.

Oscillation Knife

Oscillation Knife Head

The oscillation knife head enables your CNC router to cut, shape, and trim a variety of materials including foam, fabric, plastic, and more. This feature delivers unprecedented precision, ensuring clean, accurate cuts that enable complex designs and shapes to be achieved with ease.

Plasma Cutting Head

Plasma Cutting Head

The Plasma Cutting Head enables your CNC router to cut thicker metal sheets (especially steel and aluminum)compared to other cutting methods available on a typical CNC router.

Automatic Loading And Unloading Device

Auto Loading & Unloading Device

The Auto Loading & Unloading Device enables your CNC router to seamlessly load and unload materials before and after cutting, streamlining your workflow and reducing physical labor.

Table Design Selection

Sunken Worktable

Sunken Worktable

The sunken worktable accommodates higher workpiece heights and provides flexibility for integrated rotary axes, taking your process capabilities to new heights. Additionally, a sunken worktable goes beyond the limitations of a traditional tabletop worktable by providing a solid foundation for your workpiece.

Desktop Worktable

Desktop Worktable

Benchtop worktable is all about flexibility. If you need flexibility and unrestricted handling of a variety of CNC projects, this design is the best choice for you, allowing you to load and unload materials easily and freely. It gives you adaptability and efficiency no matter what project you're working on.

Product Features

  • The machine adopts a compact design, occupies a small area, and saves space, making it suitable for use in smaller workspaces.
  • The machine has a 1200×1200mm working area, providing limited but precise cutting and routing space.
  • The machine can move along three axes (X, Y, and Z) for versatile and complex machining.
  • The machine delivers high precision and repeatability, ensuring consistent and detailed results.
  • The machine is capable of handling a variety of materials, including wood, plastic, acrylic, composites, and more.
  • The machine is operated by computer software that enables users to import and create designs and convert them into toolpath instructions.
  • The machine comes with variable spindle speed control, allowing users to optimize the cutting and engraving of different materials.
  • This machine is built with a sturdy frame and durable components for long-term reliability.

Technical Parameters

Model AKM1212 AKM1325 AKM1530 AKM2030 AKM2040
X, Y, Z Working Area 1200x1200x200mm 1300x2500x200mm 1500x3000x200mm 2000x3000x200mm 2000x4000x200mm
Spindle Type Water or air cooling spindle
Spindle Power 3.5KW
Spindle Rotating Speed 0-24000 rpm
Power Supply 380V±10V, 50/60HZ, 3 phases
Drive Motor Stepper motor and Leadshine drivers
Worktable Type Vacuum and T-slot worktable
Operating Temperature 5℃-40℃
Working Humidity 30%-75% (without condensed water)
Woking Precision ±0.03mm
System Resolution ±0.001mm
Control System Mach3 System

Product Applications

The screw drive 1212 CNC router finds a multitude of applications across various industries and creative endeavors due to its compact size, precision, and versatility. Some of its primary product applications include:
  • Woodworking: The CNC router is commonly used for cutting, carving, and engraving wood, allowing artisans and woodworkers to create intricate designs, custom furniture, cabinetry, and detailed wooden crafts.
  • Signage Production: Sign makers utilize the CNC router for precision cutting and engraving on materials like acrylic, PVC, and foam, enabling the production of high-quality signs, logos, and displays.
  • Prototyping: The machine is instrumental in rapid prototyping, allowing designers and engineers to create prototypes of products and components with exact specifications and dimensions.
  • Art and Craftsmanship: Artists and craftsmen employ CNC routers to add detailed embellishments to sculptures, decorative pieces, and art projects, enhancing creativity and precision.
  • Architectural Model Making: Architects and model makers employ CNC routers to create highly detailed architectural models, showcasing building designs and layouts.
  • Leatherworking: Craftsmen involved in leatherworking use the router for cutting and engraving leather, creating custom belts, wallets, and accessories.

Why Choose AccTek CNC?

Enjoy a 1 to 3-year warranty for the entire machine. If any problems occur during the warranty period, major parts (excluding consumables) will be replaced free of charge.
If you need installation or adjustments, we can dispatch technicians to provide you with hands-on assistance to ensure your CNC router is optimally set up.

We offer free lifetime maintenance to ensure your machine remains running at its best for years to come.

Lifetime online technical support is available, and expert help is just a message or call away, ensuring you’re never left stranded if something goes wrong.
Our CNC routers are designed and manufactured by experts who understand the ins and outs of CNC machining, ensuring the highest quality performance.
Our CNC routers offer customization and accessory options, so no matter what your project is, we can provide a solution to meet your unique needs.

Customer Reviews

4 reviews for AKM1212 CNC Router

  1. Dolores

    Highly pleased with my AccTek CNC router. It has proven to be a reliable and efficient tool for my projects. Looking forward to future collaborations with AccTek CNC. Their quality products and service are commendable.

  2. Bryan

    Highly pleased with my AccTek CNC router. It has proven to be a reliable and efficient tool for my projects. I look forward to future collaborations with AccTek CNC. Their quality products and service are commendable.

  3. Blake

    Extremely satisfied with my AccTek CNC router after a month of use. Impressive build quality and performance. A reliable investment for precision machining. Highly recommend AccTek for their top-notch products.

  4. Ann

    Received my AccTek CNC router in perfect condition, with swift installation, and it’s now operational. Impressed with the seamless process from delivery to functionality. The machine’s performance is excellent, proving AccTek’s commitment to quality and customer satisfaction.

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