Epilog Helix

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Tools at the Asylum
Epilog Helix
Laser Engraver/Cutter

Picture of some other Laser

General Info
MakeEpilog
ModelHelix 50
Serial
Mfr. Specs
Manual[2]
Training (experimental section)
Tool SpeciesLaser Cutters
(Includes rubric, training information, and testing information.)
Asylum Info
LocationDigital Fabrication
Reservations
OwnerBill Morris
Operational Status
Latest Status
?'s/Problems
QR Code



DESCRIPTION

Epilog Helix 50 laser with 24x18 workspace.

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
☐ Power on laser
☐ Log in to Laser PC as cutter
☐ Open Inkscape
☐ Load image to cut
☐ Confirm document is in Portrait orientation (alter height as needed)
☐ Hit Print, Choose appropriate material
☐ Load material in Laser
☐ Press X/Y Off button and Go button
☐ Move gantry to desired origin and press Set Home button
☐ Press Reset button to confirm home
☐ Press Go button to begin job
☐ Put on safety goggles as appropriate
☐ Watch for fire, errors, headcrash
☐ Note cut time
☐ Allow ventilation (at least 3min for plastics)
☐ Remove work
☐ Power off machine
☐ Power down support systems

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