Laser Cutting

Jobs are sent to the lasercutter from a virtual machine called 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: the username is 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:

epilog material settings.pdf