[Noisebridge-discuss] Laser engraver needs to go back in the DJ booth

William Sargent will.sargent at gmail.com
Fri Mar 16 14:14:16 PDT 2012


a) It smells TERRIBLE.
b) It makes me think I'm getting cancer just by breathing it.

Please move it some place it's not killing us, kthxbye.

Will.

On Mar 16, 2012, at 2:05 PM, Corey McGuire wrote:

> People are engraving and cutting particle board and plywood, which smokes a ton, fills up the room, and is full of vaporized formaldehyde... 
> 
> ...so...yeah...fun shit
> 
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 10:13 AM, Jeff Tchang <jeff.tchang at gmail.com> wrote:
> Did someone try to engrave ABS?
> 
> On Fri, Mar 16, 2012 at 7:54 AM, Gian Pablo Villamil
> <gian.pablo at gmail.com> wrote:
> > +1
> >
> > I remember a lot of effort went into prepping that room for the laser.
> >
> >
> >
> > On Mar 14, 2012, at 9:32 PM, Corey McGuire <coreyfro at coreyfro.com> wrote:
> >
> > No, we should not put the Electron microscope in the DJ booth.  We should
> > not prioritize some prime real-estate for something few, if anyone, will
> > use.
> >
> > We NEED to put the laser engraver BACK in the DJ booth because we need to
> > put it in a room where the pollutants that escape it can easily be evacuated
> > outside, easily, with a huge array of fans.
> >
> > WHY?!?!?!?!?
> >
> > Because people will laser engrave shit in it that is POISONOUS!  We need to
> > put the laser engraver someplace where we can control it's fumes.
> >
> > Not only that, we need to keep the ducting as short as possible to evacuate
> > smoke more quickly to improve cutting.  Smoke in the chamber means smoke in
> > the beam.  Smoke in the beam means diffused energy.  Diffused energy means
> > weak cutting.  This will also mean the optics will foul more quickly.
> >
> > I have told this to a bunch of people individually, but they are still
> > ignoring it.  So now I am making a stink...
> >
> > ...before idiots start stinking up Noisebridge with cyanide from laser
> > engraving ABS
> >
> > Please, don't be idiots.  Put...the laser...back.
> >
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