Laser Cutter

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* Good notes on controlling the intensity of the laser with PWM - [http://diylaser.midwestlaserarts.com/2011/09/laser-power-settings-via-pwm-can-fool.html Laser Power Settings Via PWM Can Fool You]
 
* Good notes on controlling the intensity of the laser with PWM - [http://diylaser.midwestlaserarts.com/2011/09/laser-power-settings-via-pwm-can-fool.html Laser Power Settings Via PWM Can Fool You]
  

Revision as of 03:42, 20 October 2012

Contents

Theory / General Info

Laser

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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