Laser Materials Guide

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This page contains all the power settings that users have found to be the best.<BR><BR>
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This page also contains a table of setting found to be the best for each type and thickness of material.<BR>
= Power guide =
= Power guide =
* 6 turns of knob is about 15mA.<br>
* 6 turns of knob is about 15mA.<br>
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= Material / Settings =
= Material / Settings =
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<th width="14%">Job Type
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<th width="14%">Job Type</th>
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<th width="16%">Material
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<th width="16%">Material</th>
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<th Width="14%">Thickness
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<th Width="14%">Thickness</th>
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<th width="14%">Speed %
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<th width="14%">Speed %</th>
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<th width="14%">Power %
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<th width="14%">Power %</th>
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<th width="14%">Amp
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<th width="14%">Amp</th>
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<th width="14%">Passes
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<th width="14%">Repeats / Passes</th>
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<td>Vector Cut
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<td>Vector Cut</td>
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<td>Acrylic  
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<td>Acrylic</td>
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<td>3mm
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<td>3mm</td>
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<td>30
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<td>30</td>
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<td>100
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<td>100</td>
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<td>12-15mA
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<td>12-15mA</td>
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<td>2
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<td>2</td>
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</tr>
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<td>Vector Cut
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<td>Vector Cut</td>
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<td>Steak
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<td>Steak</td>
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<td></td>
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<td>60
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<td>60</td>
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<td></td>
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<td>11mA
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<td>11mA</td>
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<td></td>
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<td>Vector Cut</td>
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<td>Acrylic (Clear)</td>
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<td>4mm</td>
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<td>25</td>
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<td>100%</td>
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<td>15mA</td>
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<td>3</td>
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</tr>
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<td>Vector Cut</td>
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<td>Funky Foam</td>
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<td>2mm</td>
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<td>100</td>
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<td>100%</td>
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<td>3-4mA</td>
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<td>1</td>
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</tr>
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<td>Vector Engrave</td>
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<td>Cork</td>
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<td></td>
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<td>100</td>
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<td>50%</td>
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<td>2mA</td>
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<td>1</td>
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</tr>
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<td>Vector Cut</td>
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<td>Acrylic (JH)</td>
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<td>3mm</td>
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<td>20</td>
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<td>100%</td>
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<td>15mA</td>
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<td>2</td>
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</tr>
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<td>Vector Cut</td>
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<td>Acrylic (JH)</td>
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<td>4.8mm</td>
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<td>15</td>
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<td>100%</td>
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<td>15mA</td>
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<td>2</td>
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</tr>
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<td>Vector Cut</td>
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<td>Acrylic (JH)</td>
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<td>5.7mm</td>
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<td>13</td>
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<td>100%</td>
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<td>15mA</td>
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<td>2</td>
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</tr>
</table>
</table>
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Current revision as of 11:48, 14 December 2012

This page contains all the power settings that users have found to be the best.

This page also contains a table of setting found to be the best for each type and thickness of material.

Power guide

  • 6 turns of knob is about 15mA.

Material / Settings

Job Type Material Thickness Speed % Power % Amp Repeats / Passes
Vector Cut Acrylic 3mm 30 100 12-15mA 2
Vector Cut Steak 60 11mA
Vector Cut Acrylic (Clear) 4mm 25 100% 15mA 3
Vector Cut Funky Foam 2mm 100 100% 3-4mA 1
Vector Engrave Cork 100 50% 2mA 1
Vector Cut Acrylic (JH) 3mm 20 100% 15mA 2
Vector Cut Acrylic (JH) 4.8mm 15 100% 15mA 2
Vector Cut Acrylic (JH) 5.7mm 13 100% 15mA 2