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by jayselway
Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:21 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Laser Eye Protection
Replies: 3
Views: 2459

Re: Laser Eye Protection

Did some research on this..... When ordering a laser, you really need to understand what you are getting for protection to make sure you are protected. For my Laser (450nm, 2.8Watt) I got goggles that protect against light wavelengths 190-540nm&800-1700nm and with an Optical Density of 5 for the wa...
by jayselway
Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:20 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Best tool to weld Polyethylene sheet? Laser or Soldering?
Replies: 2
Views: 1236

Re: Best tool to weld Polyethylene sheet? Laser or Soldering

I don't believe you'll be able to 'weld' PE on a laser. Anytime we use it on our lasers at Jumbie Industries , it cuts it pretty easily. So even with low wattage, I don't think that's going to be the right product. Whenever I'm unsure of a material, I typically check with the tube manufacturer for m...
by jayselway
Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:17 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Help a Laser Dummy
Replies: 11
Views: 5014

Re: Help a Laser Dummy

Thanks I had a look on reddit. - CO2 laser need a series of mirrors&lenses to move the beam, since it is "open air" and it will be kind of difficult to mount a 1.8m tube directly on the Z axis. ;) - Fiber laser have the laser beam contained in a optic fiber and can almost be compared to a plasma cu...
by jayselway
Sat Jul 08, 2017 7:12 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Cheap Chinese Lasers (CCL)
Replies: 240
Views: 39430

Re: Cheap Chinese Lasers (CCL)

Tempting, Larry, really tempting. :lol: It's time you start making money on the CO2 lasers too! I'd be extremely cautious about buying a cheap chinese laser if you plan to use it to make money. I run a laser cutting business, Jumbie Industries , and I can tell you first hand if you are using a lase...