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by scholzie
Sat Feb 23, 2013 4:02 am
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Foam cutting?
Replies: 5
Views: 4751

Re: Foam cutting?

Looking to flat cut the stuff first. Just get good quality 2D parts out of standard 6mm foam.
by scholzie
Fri Feb 22, 2013 11:22 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Non-powered "spindles"
Replies: 22
Views: 8713

Re: Non-powered "spindles"

Hey guys, just wanted point out this laser: http://www.ebay.com/itm/1-5-2W-445nm-Blue-Diode-in-Module-W-Leads-Aixiz-Glass-/170644449122?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&hash=item27bb33a762 Its a little more expensive than most of the others but as far as I know its the most powerful laser diode you can get (o...
by scholzie
Fri Feb 22, 2013 10:55 pm
Forum: Other - (etchers, drag knifes, lasers)
Topic: Foam cutting?
Replies: 5
Views: 4751

Foam cutting?

What are people using for foam cutting at the moment? Of course a thin endmill or side cutter would work, but a hot wire is really the best if you're cutting completely through the foam and not simply grinding in a notch. The question is how to keep the wire tight, and move it with the x/y axes alon...