Guides I've Contributed To
How to focus the laser to smallest pointStep 4 in the quick-start for laser etching doesn't talk about focusing the laser beam. The laser has a small lens on the...
Are G-code move values wrong in the Quick-Start guide for alignmentThe G-code move commands in Steps 13-15 did not seem appropriate for leveling the 3D bed. I found instead with first level...
Answer to "List of G-Codes supported by Boxzy"I examined the firmware code and provide List in the attached PDF document of the G-codes that appear to be processed in Commands.cpp. The G-code web site at http://reprap.org/wiki/G-code provides the command options. [document: ]
Answer to "Can the laser engrave on metal surface?"I tried the trick of coating a bare Al plate with Dry Graphite (Moly) lube spray and then laser etching and then rinsing off the lube with alcohol and that did not work. I'm interested in if the anodized Al etch works or not. I suspect it needs to be the anodization type that is insulator versus conductive type (so the heat doesn't conduct away as fast).