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* The Z-axis is set correctly for your material
 
* The Z-axis is set correctly for your material
 
* The laser output power is set correctly for your material
 
* The laser output power is set correctly for your material
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Then, when making a print/cut
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* Do a test-run first, with the laser power disabled, to see if your design works without errors or hitting the borders
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* Position your material efficiently
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* Keep the fire extinguisher nearby
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* Always remain at the lasercutter when it is active
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* Hit the emergency/stop button when something goes wrong

Revision as of 23:39, 16 January 2012

Project Lasercutter
Status
"Working" is not in the list of possible values (Proposed, Initializing, In progress, Completed, Stalled, Abandoned) for this property.
Contact Walter, FooBar, GMC
Last Update 2012-01-16

Lasercutter Checklist

Before using/operating the lasercutter, please check the following:

  • Fans are turned on
  • The Laser-tube is filled with water, no bubbles are visible in the stream
  • The water-pump is running without bubbles
  • The water is cool
  • The Z-axis is set correctly for your material
  • The laser output power is set correctly for your material

Then, when making a print/cut

  • Do a test-run first, with the laser power disabled, to see if your design works without errors or hitting the borders
  • Position your material efficiently
  • Keep the fire extinguisher nearby
  • Always remain at the lasercutter when it is active
  • Hit the emergency/stop button when something goes wrong