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lasercutter [2018-06-05 18:27]
Simon
lasercutter [2019-04-27 17:27] (current)
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 TRAINING REQUIRED BEFORE USE. TRAINING REQUIRED BEFORE USE.
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 +HOURS OF USE ARE LIMITED TO **8PM-8AM** UNTIL ADDITIONAL FUME EXTRACTION HAS BEEN INSTALLED.
  
 LS3060 from [[http://​www.hpclaser.co.uk/​|HPC Laser]]\\ LS3060 from [[http://​www.hpclaser.co.uk/​|HPC Laser]]\\
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 Laser: 40W glass CO2 Laser: 40W glass CO2
  
-{{:​small_laser_cutter.jpg?​300}}+{{:​small_laser_cutter.jpg?​500}}
  
 See also: [[lasercutter2|Laser Cutter #2]] See also: [[lasercutter2|Laser Cutter #2]]
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 Engraving of some coated metals is possible, Martin has documented his experiences of [[engravingaluminium|engraving anodised aluminium]]. Engraving of some coated metals is possible, Martin has documented his experiences of [[engravingaluminium|engraving anodised aluminium]].
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 +===== Safety =====
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 +There is always a fire risk when using the laser. The laser should not be left unattended during a cut.
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 +Failure to pay attention to the laser can result in this:
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 +{{:​flameyboi.jpg?​direct&​800|}}
  
 ===== Prices ===== ===== Prices =====
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   * Mike actually tightened the nozzle up properly, fixing reported alignment/​tracking issues.   * Mike actually tightened the nozzle up properly, fixing reported alignment/​tracking issues.
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 +2018-07-19:
 +  * Mike re-calibrated the axes. Previously they were off by 1mm over 260mm in Y and 0.5mm over 180mm in X.
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 +2018-08-??:
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 +  * DIY chiller failed and was replaced with old ambient cooler from big laser. Seems to be keeping up with normal cutting/​engraving,​ but cannot deal with the heat from extended 100% cuts.
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 +2019-04-27:
 +  * Laser hour-meter removed (718 hours on the clock).
 +  * Tool access controller installed.
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 ===== Other Specifications (for maintenance) =====  ===== Other Specifications (for maintenance) ===== 
  
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   * [[http://​www.repairfaq.org/​sam/​lasersam.htm|Sam'​s Laser FAQ]]   * [[http://​www.repairfaq.org/​sam/​lasersam.htm|Sam'​s Laser FAQ]]
   * [[http://​www.lbp.co.uk/​pdfs/​pdf_files/​cleaning_co2_optics.pdf|Cleaning of CO2 laser optics]]   * [[http://​www.lbp.co.uk/​pdfs/​pdf_files/​cleaning_co2_optics.pdf|Cleaning of CO2 laser optics]]
 +  * {{ :​lasercut_laser_palette.zip | Zeno's LaserCut5.3 Palette for Inkscape, makes all 40 layers colours match}}
  
 {{tag>​equipment}} {{tag>​equipment}}
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