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== How to Use ==
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== Instructions ==
LaserCad software is available on \\atlas\Media
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{{{Instructions}}}
<br><br>
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Step 1: Ask Someone who is certified for instructions <br/>
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Step 2: Read Instructions. <br/>
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Step 3: Place Instructions in Laser Engraver. <br/>
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Step 4: Burn them... <br/>
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Step 5: Wing it...
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== Materials ==
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The good, the bad, and the ugly of materials.
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This editing of this wiki table is just starting.  On the wall next to the laser cutter you will find a longer list of safe/unsafe materials.
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{| style="width: 100%; text-align:left;" class="wikitable"
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!colspan="4"|<big>Unsafe Materials</big>
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!style="width: 20%"|Material
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!style="width: 3%"|Marks
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!Notes
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|PVC, including vinyl, artificial leather
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|[[File:recycle3.png]]
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|Releases Chlorine gas!  Dangerous to breathe and corrosive to the equipment.
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|Polycarbonate/Lexan
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|Doesn't cut well, tends to catch fire.
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|ABS plastic
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|[[File:abs.png]]
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|Emits Cyanide! (do you need another reason?).  Fine then, it melts and makes a mess too.
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|HDPE
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|[[File:recycle2.png]]
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|Although tempting due to its ready availability (milk jugs), it melts, catches fire, and makes a big mess.
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|}
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{| style="width: 100%; text-align:left;" class="wikitable"
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!colspan="4"|<big>Safe Materials</big>
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!Material
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!Cutting
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!Engraving
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!Notes
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|Wood-solid
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|Yes
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|Yes
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|Wood-MDF
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|Yes
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|Yes
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|Engraved surface may become pitted due to glue and wood particles being burnt at different rates by the laser
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|Acrylic
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|Yes
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|Yes
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|Engraving at high power levels may cause many small fractures to appear.
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== Fine-Tuning ==
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Suggestions for getting the best results from various materials, using this laser cutter.
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  • Owner/Loaner: {{{owner}}}
  • Make/Model: {{{model}}}
  • Usability: {{{doesitwork}}}
  • Contact: {{{contact}}}
  • Where: {{{where}}}
  • Certification Needed: {{{certification}}}
  • Hackable: {{{hackable}}}
  • Estimated Value: {{{value}}}

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