Perth Artifactory

Subcommittee:laser-minutes-20180702

Laser Subcommittee Meeting 2018-07-02

Attendees:

  • Blake, Nick, Dennis

Notes:

  • Little red
    • Cutting fine at around 13mm/s for 3mm MDF, overcurrent at 24mA
    • Tube change being pursued
      • Require end extension
      • Require tube mounts
  • Big red
    • Was cutting badly ~40mm/s for 3mm MDF
      • Inspected lens and found it dirty
      • Cleaned lens, mirrors
      • Emptied water traps (rear of LC1290 and at main compressor)
      • Offset set to 18mm, nozzle to target ~19.5mm
    • Cut speeds up to 55mm/s on 3mm MDF
    • Hour meter
      • The hour meter started from 1.6 hours, at 20171210
      • 11.5 hours, at 20171217
      • 31.2 hours, at 20171230
      • 72.05 hours, at 20180210
      • 95.8 hours, 20180305
      • 181.65 hours, 20180604
      • 234.8 hours, 20180702
  • Power up Kellogg the KH7050B
    • Kamil has installed a new hall effect (3 wire, purple anodised) Z-probe
    • X drive, Y drive, XY datum/reset works
    • Z drive jammed? driver stepping requires configuration?