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Our Laser

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TSAS has a 100w Boss LS-1630 laser with a cutting capacity of 400 x 750mm or 15.75" x 29.50". In general, if your material is 1/4" (6.35mm) or thinner, the information below applies. The machine is capable of cutting up to 3/5", but see Stallings before planning a project with very thick material.

Things it can cut

See ATX Hackerspace list for a more complete list]

  • Wood: plywood, hardwood, MDF, cardboard, paper, cork
  • (Some) plastics: acrylic,
  • Metal (engrave only)
  • Leather
  • Magnet sheet

Things it can engrave

  • All from the cut list—if it can be cut, it can be engraved.
  • Metal
  • Glass
  • Rock
  • Tile
  • Anodized aluminum

Things it can NOT cut or engrave

See ATX Hackerspace list for a more complete list]

  • Lexan (fire)
  • PVC (puts off chlorine gas)
  • Epoxy (fire)
  • Polystyrene or polypropylene foam (fire)
  • ABS (melts)

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