Laser production (Russian version)
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What software to use for the work with the laser on 3D printer or CNC machine?
Use Pronterface for best results. Or use the same software as your own printer — just set Z scale to -1 and infill to 0. All printing software has these settings.
Average speed of cutting for 2.1W (2100 mW laser):
How to install the laser?
Mount it on top of your extruder, and connect it to the extruder heater!
Our laser was tested and mounted onto the following models;
- Solidoodle (2-3-4)
- Pruisa Rigidbot
- Shapeoko CNC
- Handibot CNC
- 8200 model from Jameco
- All RAMPS compatible printers
- All Monoprice printers
- 3D Systems – Rock Hill, South Carolina, USA
- Autodesk – San Rafael, California, USA
- Airwolf 3D – Costa Mesa, California, USA
- Aleph Objects – Loveland, Colorado, USA — (Lulzbot printers)
- Carbon – Redwood City, California, USA
- CRP Group — Modena, Italy
- envisionTEC – Gladbeck, Germany
- Formlabs – Somerville, Massachusetts, USA
- Fusion3 – Greensboro, North Carolina, USA
- HP Inc. — Palo Alto, California, USA
- Hyrel 3D – Norcross, Georgia, USA
- Kikai Labs — Buenos Aires, Argentina
- M3D – Fulton, Maryland, USA
- MakerBot – New York City, New York, USA
- Materialise NV – Leuven, Belgium
- Printrbot – Lincoln, California, USA
- Robo3D – San Diego, California, USA
- Sciaky, Inc. – Chicago, Illinois, USA
- Solidoodle – New York City, New York, USA (Closed)
- Stanley Black & Decker — New Britain, Connecticut, USA (Manufactured by Sindoh — South Korea)
- Stratasys – Minneapolis, Minnesota, US
- Ultimaker – Geldermalsen, Netherlands
- Velleman – Belgium
- Voxeljet – Friedberg, Germany
- Zortrax – Olsztyn, Poland
- ZYYX — Gothenburg, Sweden
In general, any 3D printer that uses an Arduino or compatible and any 3-axis CNC machine.
Our laser is compatible with all 3D-printers, which we have tested, but Cubify. In January Endurance modified the construction a little.
The ventilator axis is not parallel but perpendicular to the laser axis.
What is the difference between a СО2 laser and a diode laser?
- CO2 is more powerful. This is the main advantage. However:
- CO2 is harder to set up (laser cannot be moved — mirrors must be used- they can go out of alignment);
- CO2 cannot be carried around (see the problem above);
- CO2 requires buying
- CO2 continually, as there is always some leakage;
- CO2 requires compressed air for cooling;
- CO2 is subject to export restrictions in most countries;
- CO2 is very delicate (lots of glass apparatus) and may be damaged during shipping.
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