Epilog Legend Zelda

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{{ToolBox |tool_title = Epilog Legend 'Zelda' |tool_subtitle = Laser Engraver/Cutter |image = Helix lasercutter.jpg |caption = Wrong Epilog lasercutter picture |make = Epilog |model = Legend 36EXT |serial = |manufacturer_specs = [1] |manual = |location = Digital Fabrication |species = Laser Cutters |reservations = reservation system [help] |owner = Mark and Mike

Contents

DESCRIPTION

Epilog laser with 36x24 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.

SETTINGS

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

Training

Reservations

Use of Zelda should be scheduled via the Asylum reservation system [help].


Media:Introduction_to_Lasercutting.pdf‎

Media:EpilogServiceManual.pdf‎

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