Classroom Laser Cutter

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Goals

World peace. Also:

  • A laser cutting device.
  • A 3D Printer.
  • A pick and place and solder paste and laser soldering machine.
  • PCB fab through resist application, laser resist removal, and etchant application.
  • Air flow controls
    • forcing air down (cooling a 3d print)
    • pulling air across and out (laser cutting)

Tools

In order of priority.

Parts

  • 40w computer controlled power supply.[1]

Constraints

Julia

Three separate rackmount components:

  • laser delivery platform
  • Motion control platform
  • Part delivery platform