[Fab] Laser cutter

Corey McGuire coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Fri May 6 17:45:01 PDT 2011


Incomplete cut with 210-270 passes at 3ma power and 100% speed.
Plywood fucking sucks.

On 5/6/11, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
> 30 passes at 3ma.  Cut wider, but not much deeper.  Trying 100 passes at
> 3ma.
>
> I have more cuts, so as soon as I get an idea for an approximate speed
> and power setting, I will try one of the next cuts at that setting.
>
>
> On 5/6/11, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
>> 60 passes at 1.5ma, not through.  Trying 30 passes at 3ma right now.
>>
>> Part of the problem, as I have experienced it, is the wood gets cooked,
>> burnt, and won't cut readily anymore.  If anyone has other ideas, let me
>> know.
>>
>> On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 9:05 AM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>
>> wrote:
>>
>>> I should say that cutting through the glue layers was messy, but trying
>>> 50
>>> passes instead of just 10 might be the solution.
>>>
>>>
>>> On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 9:01 AM, Corey McGuire
>>> <coreyfro at coreyfro.com>wrote:
>>>
>>>> I have had little success with plywood, but I have some ideas on what
>>>> to
>>>> do next.  I have some 3/16th's luan that I've tried before.  I'm going
>>>> to
>>>> make something a little less complex and try a new tact, soon.
>>>>
>>>> On Fri, May 6, 2011 at 8:54 AM, Dave Johnson
>>>> <dave at chenerystreet.com>wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> Hello Fabbers,
>>>>>
>>>>> New guy here: I understand from a coworker that y'all have a largely
>>>>> functional laser cutter...can it cut 1/4" plywood? 1/8"?
>>>>>
>>>>> If so, I'd love to come by, throw some dollars in the jar, and play
>>>>> with
>>>>> it a little. I'd probably want someone who knows their way around it
>>>>> to
>>>>> give
>>>>> me an introduction, maybe I can arrange to meet somebody?
>>>>>
>>>>> I just finished my latest machine (see
>>>>> http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W7REmfZ6O5U) and after cutting all
>>>>> those
>>>>> gears on a scroll saw I'm ready for a computer assist :-)
>>>>>
>>>>> Thx,
>>>>>
>>>>> Dave
>>>>>
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