[Lab] Ponoko laser cutting & rastering colour-maps
darcy at siteware.com
Sat Sep 3 11:32:36 EDT 2011
I agree, I think we should try and promote techniques that are pokono
On Thu, Aug 25, 2011 at 12:10 PM, Andrew Plumb <andrew at plumb.org> wrote:
> Hey Everyone,
> To sync up with Ponoko's design requirements, in case you want to sell
> stuff prototyped with the ArtEngine laser, here's where you can find the
> Line stroke colors (aka vector cuts and engraved lines):
> All lines used in your design must have these specific RGB color values:
> • Cutting lines: Blue – R:0, G:0, B:255
> • Heavy vector engraving lines: Red – R:255, G:0, B:0
> • Medium vector engraving lines: Green – R:0, G:255, B:0
> • Light vector engraving lines: Magenta – R:255, G:0, B:255
> If you are using lines for raster engraving, these must have either a
> black or gray stroke color with consistent RGB values (such as R:128, G:128,
> B:128 or R:230, G:230, B:230, etc).
> They also use Orange for comments, instructions and other non-lasered
> mark-up - R:246, G:146, B:30
> We'll need to capture to our wiki some look-up tables of
> Power+Speed+Frequency settings per material for the Epilog driver.
> The left-hand side menu at that Ponoko page links to some "starter kit"
> templates you can use for Adobe Illustrator, CorelDRAW and Inkscape. We
> should probably adapt one set of them to our Zing24 bounds to design within.
> "The future is already here. It's just not very evenly distributed" --
> William Gibson
> Me: http://clothbot.com/wiki/
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