subcommittee:laser-minutes-20220223

Laser Subcommittee Meeting 2022-02-23

  • Attendees: BruceC, BlakeS, NickB, GlynnJ, PeterR, StuartG
    • alternating Saturdays with Wednesday evening Wine&Design?
  • LG500 “Little Red”
    • OUT-OF-ORDER (no chiller)
  • KH7050 “Kellogg/Middle”\
    • cutting 3mm MDF in centre at 20mm/s
    • Single loop CW-5000 chiller
  • LC1290 “Big Red”
    • extraction was poor - fixed!
      • extractor hose cleaned of dust buildup
    • re-level, right rear is still slipping downwards
      • extra shims were applied on 2022-01-12, but problem has re-occurred
        • previously: BenC: examine rear right bearing attachment point, change shim? reduce slippage?
        • previously: AdamM: make new shim from 6mm acrylic
      • could the pulley at the base be slipping on that threaded rod? It has a grub screw that could be retightened
    • cutting 3mm MDF in centre at 45mm/s
    • Empty compressor tanks (needed), water trap (recently done?)
    • CW-5200 chiller
    • Hour meter
      • The hour meter started from 1.6 hours, at 20171210 , 400-512 beam-active cutting hours per annum
DateHour count
2017-12-101.6
2017-12-1711.5
2018-12-17488.9 100W installed 20181222
2019-12-161026.3
2020-12-191441.1
2021-03-201515.6 SPT-TR130W tube installed
2021-05-151554.1
2021-06-191581.1
2021-07-171598.5
2021-08-211617.8
2021-10-201657.2
2021-12-011696.8
2022-02-231765.3
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