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tool:redsail_cm1080_laser_cutter [2013/11/23 19:39]
fishboy
tool:redsail_cm1080_laser_cutter [2016/06/21 20:24] (current)
newton.jason
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 Everybody loves lasers Everybody loves lasers
  
-^ Status ​            | WORKING as of 2013-11-22                                                  |+^ Status ​            | WORKING as of 2014-02-05                                                  |
 ^ Training ​          | YES (see below) ​                                             | ^ Training ​          | YES (see below) ​                                             |
 ^ Hackable ​          | NO                                              | ^ Hackable ​          | NO                                              |
 ^ Usage Restrictions | Members Only                                                 | ^ Usage Restrictions | Members Only                                                 |
 ^ Owner              | Vancouver Hack Space                                         | ^ Owner              | Vancouver Hack Space                                         |
-^ If it Breaks ​      | Turn off main power, leave water cooler running for 5 minutes and then shut off the Master Power and unplug. Put a BROKEN sign on machine. Notify ​Members list and Laser Cutter Committee immediately. ​                                                     |+^ If it Breaks ​      | Turn off. Put a BROKEN sign on machine. Notify ​forums ​and Laser Cutter Committee immediately. ​                                                     |
 ^ Loan Status ​       | Owned                  | ^ Loan Status ​       | Owned                  |
 ^ Arrival Date       | March 30, 2012                                               | ^ Arrival Date       | March 30, 2012                                               |
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 ===== Laser Cutter User Certification ===== ===== Laser Cutter User Certification =====
  
-Anyone who wishes to use the laser cutter must be both a VHS member, and have completed a laser cutter training class (class dates are announced on the members'​ mailing list)+Anyone who wishes to use the laser cutter must be both a VHS member, and have completed a laser cutter training class (class dates are announced on [[http://​talk.hackspace.ca|the VHS forum]]and are on our [[http://​hackspace.ca/​wp/​events-calendar|calendar]]
  
 If you are planning to take a class, please first read through the operation manual. If you are planning to take a class, please first read through the operation manual.
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   * Work area size: 1000mm x 800mm   * Work area size: 1000mm x 800mm
 +  * Bed size: 1020mm x 820mm
   * Power: 80W   * Power: 80W
 +  * Controller: [[http://​www.lightobject.com/​2012-Commercial-DSP-CO2-Laser-Engraving-Cutter-Controller-Support-CorelDraw-AutoCad-P321.aspx|AWC-608B]] (replacement for original, installed 2013)
 +  * Chiller: [[http://​vancouver.hackspace.ca/​doku.php?​id=tool:​laser_cutter:​chiller|AC unit water chiller]]
  
 ==== FURTHER INFORMATION ==== ==== FURTHER INFORMATION ====
  
-  * [[tool:​laser_cutter:​aligning|Aligning the Laser Cutter]]+
   * [[tool:​laser_cutter:​operation_manual|Laser Cutter Operation Manual]]   * [[tool:​laser_cutter:​operation_manual|Laser Cutter Operation Manual]]
   * [[tool:​laser_cutter:​workflow_tips|Laser Cutter Workflow Tips]]   * [[tool:​laser_cutter:​workflow_tips|Laser Cutter Workflow Tips]]
   * [[tool:​laser_cutter:​settings|Materials and Settings Chart]]   * [[tool:​laser_cutter:​settings|Materials and Settings Chart]]
 +  * [[tool:​laser_cutter:​maintenance|Maintenance Logs]]
  
-===== Maintenance Log ==== +==== Tutorials ​==== 
- +  * [[tool:​laser_cutter:​aligning|Aligning the Laser Cutter]] 
-^ Note               ^ Date         ^ Who       ^ +  * [[tutorials:laser-etching|How to prepare a full color image for laser etching]
-Notered alignment ​laser is broken. ​ Does not affect performance of laser cutter. ​Nov 23, 2013 | LCC [fishboy51| +  * [[http://​www.instructables.com/​id/​Curved-laser-bent-wood/​|Living hinges ​and lateral curves]
-Aligned ​and cleaned mirrors | Nov 23, 2013 | LCC [fishboy51| +  * [[http://​makezine.com/​2012/​04/​13/​cnc-panel-joinery-notebook/​|Joinery techniques for the laser cuter]] 
-| Fixed by LCC. | Nov 22, 2013 | LCC | +  * [[http://​hackaday.com/​2016/​05/​31/​how-to-fail-at-laser-cutting/​|How to Fail at Laser Cutting]]
-| Exhaust fan is broken and preventing Laser operation. Being fixed now by LCC. | Nov 20, 2013 | LCC | +
-| Wiki entry created | Nov 20, 2013 | Thomas L. |+
tool/redsail_cm1080_laser_cutter.txt · Last modified: 2016/06/21 20:24 by newton.jason