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DIY Laser Cutter

This project is to build an A2 sized Laser Cutter, based on BuildLog, Lasersaur, and axcut lasers.

Project Members

  • Bob
  • Tas

Project Specifications

  • Use a 40W tube, upgradable to an 60W if we have the money (so 1000mm x 55mm tube size to accommodate)
  • Bed big enough for A2 Sheets (420mm x 594mm), possibly a bit bigger.
  • Z axis movable up to 200mm
  • Fit closely within the bounds of the existing laser cutter (1000mm x 600mm)
  • lid at height of bed, to allow huge pieces to be put all the way through
  • Air assist
  • LAOS control
  • Extraction from below the bed
  • Complete floor-standing unit, containing all necessary parts to run (water reservoir etc)
  • RFID control and job time logging
  • Emergency stop button
  • Possible CO2 Flush button
  • Lockable casters so it can be moved.
  • Quieter pump
  • Actually wire up flow sensor to something