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<includeonly>[[Category:Equipment]]</includeonly>
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[[Equipment|Back to list of Equipment]]
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== Usage ==
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Welcome users:
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{{Equipment|owner=Owner of Loaner of equipment|model=Make/Model of equipment|arrived=When this thing first showed up|doesitwork=Does this work or not|contact=person to contact|where=where is it}}
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</noinclude>
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{| style="border:solid #aaa 0px; margin:0px; font-size:100%; background:#ffffff; width:0px; padding:1em; text-align:absmiddle; float:right; clear:right;"
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| {{{itemphoto|[[file:Equipment-no-photo.jpg|150]]}}}
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|}
  
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== Label ==
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{{Template:EquipmentLabel|owner={{{owner}}}|certification={{{certification}}}|hackable={{{hackable}}}}}
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== General ==
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* '''Owner/Loaner:''' {{{owner}}}
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* '''Make/Model:''' {{{model}}}
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* '''Usability:''' {{{doesitwork}}}
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* '''Contact:''' {{{contact}}}
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* '''Where:''' {{{where}}}
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* '''Certification Needed:''' {{{certification}}}
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* '''Hackable:''' {{{hackable}}}
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* '''Estimated Value:''' {{{value}}}
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== How to Use ==
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LaserCad software is available on \\atlas\Media
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<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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<br>
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The good, the bad, and the ugly of materials.
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<br>
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<br>
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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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<br>
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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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|-
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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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|-
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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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|-
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|Polycarbonate/Lexan
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|
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|Doesn't cut well, tends to catch fire.
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|-
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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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|-
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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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<br>
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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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|-
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!Material
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!Cutting
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!Engraving
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!Notes
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|-
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|Wood-solid
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|Yes
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|Yes
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|
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|-
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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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|-
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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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|}
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== Fine-Tuning ==
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<br>
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Suggestions for getting the best results from various materials, using this laser cutter.

Revision as of 19:42, 1 May 2014

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Contents

Usage

Welcome users: Baleeted for testing porpoises.

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Label

Template:EquipmentPage {{{owner}}} http://ents.ca/index.php/Template:EquipmentPage

General

  • Owner/Loaner: {{{owner}}}
  • Make/Model: {{{model}}}
  • Usability: {{{doesitwork}}}
  • Contact: {{{contact}}}
  • Where: {{{where}}}
  • Certification Needed: {{{certification}}}
  • Hackable: {{{hackable}}}
  • Estimated Value: {{{value}}}

How to Use

LaserCad software is available on \\atlas\Media

Step 1: Ask Someone who is certified for instructions
Step 2: Read Instructions.
Step 3: Place Instructions in Laser Engraver.
Step 4: Burn them...
Step 5: Wing it...

Materials


The good, the bad, and the ugly of materials.

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.

Unsafe Materials
Material Marks Notes
PVC, including vinyl, artificial leather Recycle3.png Releases Chlorine gas! Dangerous to breathe and corrosive to the equipment.
Polycarbonate/Lexan Doesn't cut well, tends to catch fire.
ABS plastic Abs.png Emits Cyanide! (do you need another reason?). Fine then, it melts and makes a mess too.
HDPE Recycle2.png Although tempting due to its ready availability (milk jugs), it melts, catches fire, and makes a big mess.


Safe Materials
Material Cutting Engraving Notes
Wood-solid Yes Yes
Wood-MDF Yes Yes Engraved surface may become pitted due to glue and wood particles being burnt at different rates by the laser
Acrylic Yes Yes Engraving at high power levels may cause many small fractures to appear.

Fine-Tuning


Suggestions for getting the best results from various materials, using this laser cutter.

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