Laser Cutter

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===Software===
 
===Software===
 
* Potential controller software based on Grbl- [https://github.com/stefanix/LasaurGrbl LasaurGrbl]
 
* Potential controller software based on Grbl- [https://github.com/stefanix/LasaurGrbl LasaurGrbl]
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* Software to run on Mac/PC to send G-code to LasaurGrbl - [https://github.com/stefanix/LasaurApp LasaurApp]
  
 
==Build Notes==
 
==Build Notes==

Revision as of 03:39, 20 October 2012

Contents

Theory / Background

Laser / Power Supply

Optics

Linear Motion

Electronics

  • Potential arduino shield to use with LasaurGrbl - LasaurShield

Software

  • Potential controller software based on Grbl- LasaurGrbl
  • Software to run on Mac/PC to send G-code to LasaurGrbl - LasaurApp

Build Notes

The laser cutter being built is based around the laser cutter on Buildlog.net

To Do List

  • Buy/build shaft couplers for y-axis
  • Buy honeycomb surface
  • Buy large z-axis gear
  • Buy Pololu motor drivers
  • Specify limit switches
  • Buy limit switches
  • Cut 1/4" aluminum rod stock to 12" & 14" sections for y-axis shafts
  • Machine air assist nozzle
  • Build roll around table
  • Determine electronics setup
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