[Fab] Fun with Lasers - When ventilation isn't enough...
coreyfro at coreyfro.com
Fri Mar 18 18:51:02 UTC 2011
When I was cutting at 100%, it was up to around 8. I turned a blind eye to
it after that. I'll have to pay attention next time.
On Fri, Mar 18, 2011 at 11:11 AM, miloh <froggytoad at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> The settings for 1/8" MDF were:
> >> 1st layer : 10% 10% 1 pass
> >> 2nd layer : 15% 15% 2 passes
> How many mA on the ammeter??
> As a side note for acrylic cutters out there:
> I observed melting and poor results cutting 1/4 inch acrylic running
> at the speeds you used (10% speed).
> Later, I got clean results in 1/8 acrylic running 8 passes at 60%
> with 100% power and 4mA (throttling the power on Elvis rather than
> with software). I decided not to even try 1/4 inch because the DOF of
> these optics is quite slim.
> PS if you reboot the Acer Lasertop, use F12 at boot to select from
> the boot menu (and use Hard drive, not netboot, for now).
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