[Fab] Is laser cutter and CNC milling machine in Noisebridge still in order?

Hao hao.zhang at dorabot.com
Sat Jun 9 02:52:13 PDT 2012


I haven't started using laser yet, but today I managed to use CNC 
milling machine to make a circuit board. Though it's just a test run, 
because we lack of mill bits and collet for pcb etching. But at least 
the whole system works pretty well.

BTW, miloh, did you ordered a new 1/8 inch collet? Has it reached?

On 06/08/2012 03:47 PM, miloh wrote:
>
> hi hao,
>
> Is there a checklist for operating the laser?  is it possible the 
> estop was engaged?
>
> On Jun 8, 2012 2:28 PM, "Hao" <hao at dorabot.com 
> <mailto:hao at dorabot.com>> wrote:
>
>     Hi Fab guys in Noisebridge,
>
>     I'm starting an open source robot project, and I'll need to use
>     laser cutter and CNC milling machine to make my parts. I'd like to
>     know are these two machine still working now? and what should I
>     know, besides everything listed on the two wiki page
>     (https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/Lasercutter and
>     https://www.noisebridge.net/wiki/MaxNCMill) before I start using them?
>
>     P.S. When I ask Stephen Balaban to teach me how to use laser
>     cutter, the machine won't work. While the laptop besides it shows
>     "connected" on the left bottom corner of the screen, the laser
>     tube won't move at all after click "go". That's why I'm asking.
>
>     Thanks, guys
>
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