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Default What laser do you suggest for this ?

cutting through 1/8" Polypropylene for making stencils in a jig
in combination with using a PC stepper motor. A guy want to buy a laser from me for this purpose and I have no idea what he is talking about.


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Old 11-26-2011, 08:55 PM #2
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Default Re: What laser do you suggest for this ?

Why does it have to be green? Is that the stuff like the lid of a tick tack box? (the mints) How about a 1w 445 (blue) ? Im not sure if that would be enough, because I dont have one . It would cost around $100-$120
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Default Re: What laser do you suggest for this ?

What color is the material you are cutting?
If it is dark, it will cut better than light material.

I would say that a 405 would cut well, and a 445 would also cut well due to the sheer power that you can get from an A-140.

Another option that is more dangerous is in the IR range, like 808.

Give us a little more info on materials and what shapes are actually being cut.
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