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laser_cutting_a_name_plate [2018/09/19 14:36]
jihyunlee [Parts List and Sources]
laser_cutting_a_name_plate [2018/09/19 14:50] (current)
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- <​Rectangle edge>+ <First file : Rectangle edge>
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-Simply use the tool to make a rectangle and set the size of it.+Simply use the tool to make a rectangle and set the height and width. Use the same length ​of existing nameplates.
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-<​Text> ​+<Second file : Text> ​
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-1. Firstly, make the same rectangle and then write the text. A rectangle is required to easily cut the name in the middle of the plate.+1. Firstly, make the same sized rectangle ​again and then write the text. A rectangle is required to easily cut the name in the middle of the plate when you use the laser cutter.
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 2. Copy the format of the image to write the text. 2. Copy the format of the image to write the text.
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-For the name, use helvetica font, size 36. You can use a smaller size if the number of letters is used more then 17.+For the name, use helvetica font, size 36. You can use a smaller size if the number of letters ​of the name is more then 17.
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 For the title, use hevetica font, size 18  and place it right side, right under the name. For the title, use hevetica font, size 18  and place it right side, right under the name.
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 It is important to cut the edge and text separately. The depth of the edge and text are different. For more information about laser cutter you can check the wiki tutorial. [[http://​www.daslhub.org/​unlv/​wiki/​doku.php?​id=full_spectrum_laser_pro_36x24_intro_and_quick_start&​s[]=laser&​s[]=cut|External Link]] It is important to cut the edge and text separately. The depth of the edge and text are different. For more information about laser cutter you can check the wiki tutorial. [[http://​www.daslhub.org/​unlv/​wiki/​doku.php?​id=full_spectrum_laser_pro_36x24_intro_and_quick_start&​s[]=laser&​s[]=cut|External Link]]
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-1. Firstly, cut the edge. Repeat the cutting until the acrylic board is fully cut.+1. Firstly, ​open the rectangle file and cut the edge. Repeat the cutting until the acrylic board is fully cutted.
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-2. After you have cut the edge and are ready to cut the name, change the power of the laser cutter to 10~18.+2. After you have cut the edge and are ready to put the name on itopen the name file and change the power of the laser cutter to 10~18.
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-3. The starting point will be the same. Cut the text only one time.+3. The starting point will be the same. For the name cut the text for only one time.
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-1. Wash out the powders made by the laser cutter. Use the spounge ​to remove ​easily.+1. Wash out the powders made by the laser cutter. Use the sponge ​to fully remove ​it.
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-2. Use black acrylic paint to paint the text. Don't use the thin brush to paint the text.+2. Use black acrylic paint to paint the text. Don't use the thin brush to paint each the letter.
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-3. Just pour a certain amount of paint all over the text and let it dry 50~70%. ​+3. Just pour a certain amount of paint all over the text and spread it. And let it dry 50~70%. ​
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-4. Then prepare a sharp-edged tool to scratch the paint which is on the surface ​of the nameplate. I used the disassembled part of the mechanical pencil.+4. When it is 50~70% dried, ​prepare a sharp-edged tool to scratch the paint which is on the unneeded parts of the surface. I used the disassembled part of the mechanical pencil ​to remove the paint.
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 +5. Repeat until the letters are fully covered with the paint.
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-2. Color round part with the silver paint and let it dry for 1 hour.+2. Color round part with the silver paint and let it dry for more than 1 hour.
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