Laser Cutting

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 help@d-e.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.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=A1FIl5Eq4PQ

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:

http://makeict.org/wiki/Designing_for_the_laser_cutter

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