Set up guide for laser cutting and engraving

Typical Set Out for AutoCAD designs

The drawing should be drawn to model size, NOT REAL SIZE. It should be saved as a DWG file.

Do not use layers - Make sure all laser work is in layer 0

After drawing the model always 'overkill' your drawing, we find that some drawings have multiple lines where something is copied and placed over the top of another line, the laser will see the multiple lines and cut them accordingly, which will add to the time it takes to cut your model adding to the cost.

Call or visit the workshop for further information.

Materials

ItemAvailability

MDF 3mm, 6mm and 9mm

Available for purchase from the Workshop

Ply 3mm, 6mm and 9mmSome availability from the Workshop
Acrylics to 9mmSome availability from the Workshop
Balsa Wood to 9mmNot available from the Workshop
Strawboard 1mm, 1.8mm, 2.4mmAvailable for purchase from the Workshop
Whitecard 1mm, 2mmAvailable for purchase from the Workshop
PaperNot available from the Workshop
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