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by Daven
Wed Sep 11, 2019 4:05 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Engraving aluminium
Replies: 9
Views: 69

Re: Engraving aluminium

Thanks - I suspect it is a heat treatment more than actual ablating but cool nonetheless ;)
by Daven
Wed Sep 11, 2019 3:39 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Engraving aluminium
Replies: 9
Views: 69

Re: Engraving aluminium

Cool - will have to play ;)

Best
Dave
by Daven
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:34 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Engraving aluminium
Replies: 9
Views: 69

Re: Engraving aluminium

Can you show pictures of the hardened steel?

Normally these power CO2 lasers will not mark metal without the magic liquid.

I have a fibre laser that marks metal - but if you need a deep engrave then milling may be easier for you ;)

Cheers
Dave
by Daven
Wed Sep 11, 2019 12:03 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Engraving aluminium
Replies: 9
Views: 69

Re: Engraving aluminium

Unless the aluminium is anodised or treated with cermark type fluid it won't engrave metal.

Were the other tools coated?

Best
Dave
by Daven
Wed Sep 11, 2019 11:02 am
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Engraving aluminium
Replies: 9
Views: 69

Re: Engraving aluminium

What machine, power etc?

Best
Dave
by Daven
Sun Sep 01, 2019 5:07 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: Frame Around Bitmap
Replies: 3
Views: 114

Re: Frame Around Bitmap

No worries ;)
Best
Dave
by Daven
Fri Aug 30, 2019 11:29 am
Forum: Off Topic
Topic: Daftest thing you have lasered,,
Replies: 6
Views: 4167

Re: Daftest thing you have lasered,,

Hi Terry - we lost some files when we moved to an new host so some older images may not exist anymore ;)

Philly is still about creating havoc but rarely visits here now ;)

Best
Dave
by Daven
Thu Aug 29, 2019 8:34 am
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: LS1290 Wont XY Config ???
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: LS1290 Wont XY Config ???

Hi Steve, The inf and sys files are the pc to PC controller - the syscfg.ini should download to the laser when you click on download and then 'Download CFG'. You can use a USB memory key to download a job to the laser - set up a simple job, click download, then click export file. Save to memory stic...
by Daven
Wed Aug 28, 2019 7:03 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: LS1290 Wont XY Config ???
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: LS1290 Wont XY Config ???

If you click on download and then 'Download CFG' it may help.
by Daven
Wed Aug 28, 2019 6:59 pm
Forum: Help or advice required please
Topic: LS1290 Wont XY Config ???
Replies: 4
Views: 96

Re: LS1290 Wont XY Config ???

Hi Steve,
Was there a folder called 'driver' with a .sys file and an .inf file in it?

Best
Dave