Perth Artifactory

Subcommittee:laser-minutes-20190211

Laser Subcommittee Meeting 2019-02-11

  • Attendees: NickB, BlakeS, FletcherB
  • To buy
  • G.Weike LC1290/Big Red
    • Cutting 3mm MDF at 45+mm/sec, centre of bed
    • Cutting 3mm MDF sample at 50+mm/sec, centre of bed, extra dry?!
    • Using 100W tube (arrived with Kellogg)
      • TODO: is 130W Reci good?
    • Empty compressor tanks
    • Hour meter
      • The hour meter started from 1.6 hours, at 20171210 , 475 beam-active cutting hours recorded over 12 months
DateHour count
201712101.6
2017121711.5
2017123031.2
2018021072.05
2018030595.8
20180604181.65
20180702234.8
20180827295.5
20180924326
20181022375.5
20181129426.9
20181209475
20181217488.9
20190211558.45
  • G.Weike LG500/Little Red
    • Cutting 3mm MDF at 10mm/sec, centre of bed
    • Cutting 3mm plywood and MDF sample at 17mm/sec, centre of bed - extra dry?!

Jira issues: https://track.artifactory.org.au/secure/Dashboard.jspa?selectPageId=10101

Issue keySummaryStatusUpdated
LASERS-1Kellogg commissioningTo Do03/Jan/19 2:49 PM
LASERS-2Fix z axis limitsTo Do04/Jan/19 6:46 PM
LASERS-3Test importing DXFs to new laser softwareTo Do03/Jan/19 3:03 PM
LASERS-5New checklist for laser operationTo Do03/Jan/19 3:57 PM
LASERS-6New checklist for laser trainingTo Do03/Jan/19 3:55 PM
LASERS-7General Big Red maintenanceTo Do04/Jan/19 12:04 PM
LASERS-8Connect smaller lasers to compressorTo Do04/Jan/19 5:28 PM
LASERS-9Automate compressed air valvesTo Do04/Jan/19 5:29 PM
LASERS-10Price air extraction/water loop tubingTo Do08/Feb/19 4:10 PM
LASERS-11Measure tubing lengths for installTo Do05/Jan/19 4:43 PM
LASERS-12Extractor mount/placementTo Do05/Jan/19 4:44 PM
LASERS-14Big Red head swapTo Do08/Jan/19 8:09 PM
LASERS-15Big Red PSU swapTo Do08/Jan/19 8:18 PM
LASERS-16Configure powerTo Do08/Jan/19 8:13 PM
LASERS-17Mount LCDTo Do10/Jan/19 12:00 PM
LASERS-18Attach CW3000 chiller to Little RedTo Do11/Feb/19 6:35 PM
LASERS-19Attach CW8000 chiller to KelloggTo Do11/Feb/19 6:35 PM
LASERS-20Swap Big Red tube back to 130WTo Do11/Feb/19 6:36 PM
LASERS-21Replace Big Red headTo Do11/Feb/19 6:37 PM

PREVIOUS MEETING TEMPLATE ONLY TODO: UPDATE

Recent orders: https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1UmvdZ4WiyDsYFZZ8PbORn7u7WdFPSPqI1n89DkXqwm8/edit#gid=0

WhatPriceWith lemmingOver cheapestLinkNotesStatusPaidAddressETA
Option 1MYJG-150W312.774312.7740https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/150W-CO2-Laser-Power-Supply-for-CO2-Laser-Engraving-Cutting-Machine-MYJG-150-LED/1513187_32722362131.htmlSame model number as existing (but may not be the exact same unit)
Option 2HY-W150366.223366.22353.449https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Co2-Laser-Power-Supply-180W-HY-W150/1513187_32582736376.htmlSupports 250V directly
Option 3HY-Z150459.23399.23146.456https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/EFR-Laser-Power-Box-150W-Laser-Power-Supply-use-for-co2-laser-tube-for-engraving-cutting/1513187_32606538041.html?spm=2114.12010612.8148356.1.248b44e98Yjru6Supports direct current reading, 250VPurchasedAU$ 459.23Fletcher's house10 Jan to 16 Jan
Total
Glasses33.9767.94https://www.aliexpress.com/store/product/Cloudray-10600nm-Laser-Safety-Goggles-Style-A-Shield-Protection-OD4-CE-For-CO2-Laser-Cutting-Engraving/1513187_32825275730.htmlThe cool style, two setsPurchasedAUD 78.22Blake's parcel locker11 Jan to 18 Jan
Kellog 1CW50001088https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/CW-5000AG-Industrial-Water-Chiller-for-Single-80W-100W-CO2-Laser-Tube-Cooling/273406553061?epid=1473803928&hash=item3fa84cebe5:g:srYAAOSwkCZbcoku:rk:2:pf:0Fri. 28 Dec. and Wed. 30 Jan
Kellog 2CW3000399https://www.ebay.com.au/itm/CW-3000-Industrial-Water-Chiller-for-CO2-Glass-Laser-tube-Laser-Cutter-Engraver/132743844531?hash=item1ee82652b3:g:i0wAAOSwi8tbcoqN:rk:14:pf:0Mon. 14 Jan. and Tue. 19 Feb
Kellog 3CW3000203.1https://www.aliexpress.com/item/Laser-engraving-machine-chiller-CW3000-chiller-engraving-machine-spindle-cooling-water-tank-pump-laser-cutting-machine/32948376792.html?tt=sns_none&aff_platform=default&cpt=1545226479760&sk=chVQpdCV&aff_trace_key=8eed5afb334b4b6fadaaa10141b5e630-1545226479760-00806-chVQpdCV&terminal_id=b87a5724df15477cb48517f2ec8efd8a23-45 daysPurchasedAU $227.91Blake's parcel locker23 Jan to 14 Feb
Headhttps://www.aliexpress.com/item/E-Series-CO2-Laser-Head-Focusing-Lens-D20mm-FL50-8-63-5-101-6-Mirror-25mm/32948855114.html?spm=a2g0s.9042311.0.0.58584c4drfRqJJShippedAU$ 70.44Blake's parcel lockersoonish
Big Red PanelPAD03-Ehttps://www.ebay.com/itm/291953450952The buttons and screen. DonationShippedUSD $67.10Blake's parcel locker1 Jan to 29 Jan