Jobs are sent to the lasercutter from a virtual machine called lasercut.ads.d-e.org. This can be accessed via Remote Desktop.
This is a collection of useful documents and resources for using our Epilog Helix 40 W Laser Cutter.
Online training documents can be found here:
http://www.epilogtraining.com/ the username is firstname.lastname@example.org. See someone in Computer Services for the password.
This is a great video on how to make a tabbed box. You can use the info to create any tabbed structure.
This article talks about a piece of software that we don't use, but there is a section on how to use Gimp to prepare a photograph for etching:
Note that laser cutting Masonite works with settings similar to the same thickness of wood.
Attached are the recommended settings for our cutter from the manual: