Perth Artifactory

Subcommittee:laser-minutes-20200516

Laser Subcommittee Meeting 2020-05-16

  • Attendees: BlakeS, NickB, FletcherB, Felix
  • BlakeS: Trialing Saturday mornings
  • Possible rearrangement of machines for combined ducting and chiller stacking
  • We'd still like red dot beam combiners, which would render getting a tube that has a built in aiming beam moot
  • KH7050 Kellogg/Middle
    • 3mm MDF at 22mm/sec
  • LG500 Little Red (out-of-order)
    • Requires air extraction
  • LC1290 Big Red
    • Vacuum internals
    • Reduce Z-stepper current, by DIP switches on the driver (was set to maximum: 7.8A, now 3.6A)
    • Level bed, add 4 vent holes
    • Empty compressor tanks, water trap (more content: needed doing)
    • Hour meter
      • The hour meter started from 1.6 hours, at 20171210 , 512 beam-active cutting hours per annum
DateHour count
201712101.6
2017121711.5
20180604181.65
20181217488.9 100W installed 20181222
20190311590.1
201912161026.3
202001131055.7
202002151083.6
202005161170.0