4' x 5' 80W laser on X-carve frame

4f x 5’ 80W laser on X-Carve frame.


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thanks for posting this. I have been wanting to do this for awhile but with a 100w or better unit. I was going to mount mine on the X Carriage with the 20mmX 20mm extrusion but I like your box… again thanks for the post.

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That thing is sweet! What have you been cutting/making with it?

on the x-axis are you using two maker slides or just one? if two did you use a mod to make them more rigid? is this the 1800mm maker slide on the x-axis?

That looks like a Ruida controller - do you run RDWorks, or use one of the plugins for Corel / Illustrator?

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I use 2 slides for X axis.
I added between the rails spacers and I connected them with bolts.
Yes, they are 1800mm maker slide but I shorted them.

Yes, I use RDWorks but I do my drawings in Vcarve.

Does having the laser itself moving cause you any precision problems? I haven’t seen many moving tubes like that.

I’m (slowly) working on a replacement for RDWorks - I have it talking to the controller already, but there’s still quite a ways to go. Hoping to ultimately have a number of features similar to VCarve. https://www.facebook.com/LightBurnLaser/

Yes, it is a plastic shed :slight_smile:

All big laser have the laser tube installed on X-axe. All gantry with tube is heavy so you can’t move it very fast, and I didn’t saw any precision problems.

I would like to see more detail photos of your control box if at all possible.

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Thank you

WOW! This is awesome. Great job.

Nice design and build out. What materials can you cut with and their thickness. I am trying to decide how powerful a laser I should build.

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