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subcommittee:laser-minutes-20161130 [20161130-2113] (current)
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 +== Laser subcommittee meeting 2016-11-30 ==
 +
 +Present: Nick, Jim
 +
 +  * Area Host: Jim will do this
 +  * Lasercutter PCs are no speed demons, slow when rendering large designs
 +    * Big Red: DESKTOP-077HO2R;​ DELL Optiplex 780; Win10; Core2Duo 2.93GHz; 4GiB RAM; 120GB HDD; static DHCP 10.60.210.129;​ MAC 84:​2B:​2B:​BC:​3C:​28
 +    * LG500/​Little Red: lasercutter-1;​ DELL Optiplex GX520; WinXP; Pentium-4 2.8GHz; 1.5GiB RAM; 40GB HDD; static DHCP 10.60.210.130;​ MAC 00:​12:​3F:​C8:​16:​18
 +  * Big Red Jilin Yongli A2 80W tube cutting at 32mA
 +   * Too high! Who set this?
 +     * Was LaserMaxPower=85 -> 32mA
 +     * Now LaserMaxPower=65 -> 25mA (26mA is recommended for a full 10000 hour lifespan)
 +  * Dust extraction
 +    * LG500 host burst, now upgraded - thanks Lemming!
 +    * LC1290 to do
 +  * Spare parts wanted:
 +    * Lens: 50mm, 63.5mm focus
 +    * Beam combiner?
 +  * Announce install/​test of new Reci W6 130W tube
 +    * Distilled water
 +    * Isopropyl alcohol, cleaning wipes
 +    * Align&​test,​ planning for periodic maintenance sessions
 +    * Fix current mA meter mounting
 +  * Review goals:
 +
 +=== Short term goals ===
 +
 +  * 150W tube for LC1290 (Big Red)
 +    * Arrived, needs testing: next meeting
 +  * Formally schedule periodic preventative laser maintenance
 +    * Aim for monthly, starting after next fortnight
 +  * Update signs:
 +    * /​mnt/​storage/​shared/​Committee/​AreaHosts/​AreaHost_LaserCutter.odt
 +    * /​mnt/​storage/​shared/​Committee/​AreaHosts/​AreaHost_LaserCutter/​laser-checklist-infographic.20151201.svg
 +
 +=== Medium term goals ===
 +
 +  * Get test version of laserbot RFID working again (with internal access logging)
 +    * Want to have prototype and development/​spare units available for trial, help wanted
 +    * Have access to both machines logged by laser bot, controlled later
 +  * All laser trainers trained for and they participate in scheduled preventative laser maintenance.
 +  * Implement laser "​currency"​ and periodic training (especially when procedures change)
 +  * Improve known-good stock levels
 +
 +=== Long term goals ===
 +
 +  * Charging for both laser cutters controlled by laserbot RFID system
  
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