Getting Started in Laser Cutting

Talk by Dominic Morrow (He, Him) πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘©β€πŸ‘§β€πŸ‘§

Sunday from 12:30 PM - 1:00 PM in Stage B

A presentational workshop with Q&A on getting started in Laser Cutting, diodes vs CO2, water cooling vs RF lasers. What is a Galvo Laser? Where to buy and what to expect? What different controllers are there? Which software exists and which to use for what? Including advice on taking your project from idea to finished item. Combining laser cutting and 3D printing. Materials types and finishing techniques. Laser cutter maintenance and good practice. Laser cutting in a shared workshop with multiple users and access control/issues/good practice What is the difference between an expensive laser cutter (Β£12k) vs cheaper (Β£3k). Laser cutting for profit/work. * Interests Disclosure - I service and repair laser cutters for a living and have been a contractor to a related software provider for 4 years.

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