[Lab] Lasercutter advice

Jean-Claude Batista jeanclaudebatista at gmail.com
Tue Jun 12 12:10:16 EDT 2012

For Acrylic, I use Darcy's presets: 100% power, 26% speed using a 500 hertz

-- Jean-Claude

On Tue, Jun 12, 2012 at 11:24 AM, Henri Kuschkowitz <
henri.kuschkowitz at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hey guys,
> I am having difficulties trying to find the right values to cut through
> 3mm acrylic and was hoping on of you might have some advice. i went through
> the numbers in the book and nycresistors as well as trying to play with my
> own settins, but my cuts always end up being completely burned and melted
> along the edges. I always adjusted for vector cutting, speed, power and
> frequency.
> Also a heads up, Inkscape and GIMP won't transfer any settings from the
> printer dialogue to the cutter. By that I mean, that all settings are reset
> (speed and power are reset to 50, I assume frequency is set back to 2500 as
> well). Therefore, I went for printing directly from a pdf, which I had to
> create in another program.
> I need to cut some acrylics urgently for a project and any help would be
> great. I could meet most days as well if someone wants to guide me through
> it to identify where I went wrong. HELP! :)
> Hope you all are doing well.
> Cheers,
> Henri
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