Asylasaur

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Asylasaur
Large Format Laser Cutter

Picture of generic Lasersaur

General Info
MakeLasersaur
Model14.01
Serial007
Mfr. Specs
ManualProject Lasersaur manual
Training (experimental section)
Tool SpeciesLaser Cutters
(Includes rubric, training information, and testing information.)
Asylum Info
LocationDigital Fabrication
Reservations
OwnerDerek Seabury
Operational Status
Latest Status
?'s/Problems
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DESCRIPTION

The Asylasaur is the Asylum's version of the Lasersaur Laser cutter. It has a 180W CO2 laser and a 1220x610mm (48x24") cutting bed.

MATERIALS THAT CAN BE CUT/ETCHED

Because the wiki often has trouble dealing with long pages with lots of large tables, please consult the separate Materials Cutting Chart (alternative and perhaps better tools for cutting a given material) and Asylasaur_Material_List (materials that laser-cut/etch well or poorly, plus suggested settings) before undertaking a project in a new material.

Operation Checklist


☐ Turn on Ventilation, Cooling and Air assist systems
☐ Log in to Laser PC as cutter
☐ Open Firefox
☐ Load image to cut
☐ Confirm size is accurate
☐ Load material in Laser
☐ Disengage eStop switch
☐ Set offset in Move/jog tab
☐ In Laser jobs tab set passes, speed, power and colors
☐ Note cut time, enter on log sheet
☐ Put on safety goggles as appropriate
☐ Send to Asylasaur
☐ Watch for fire, errors, headcrash
☐ Allow ventilation (at least 3min for plastics)
☐ Remove work, clean bed
☐ Log off machine
☐ Hit eStop
☐ Power down support systems

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