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Laser Cutter Learning Resources

  1. Getting started with the Epilog Laser Cutter
    1. https://www.instructables.com/lesson/Getting-Started-With-the-Epilog-Laser-Cutter/
  2. How to use Laser Cutter
    1. https://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-Use-a-Laser-Cutter/
  3. 10 Tips and Tricks for Laser Engraving and Cutting
    1. https://www.instructables.com/id/10-Tips-and-Tricks-for-Laser-Engraving-and-Cutting/
  4. Operating Epilog Laser Cutter

Safety and Operation for Laser Cutter

Visit the site article describing safety and operation on Instructables.com.

Full Spectrum Laser Cutter Safety and Operation

Before you use laser cutter, you should be aware of essential safety guidelines.

  1. Only operate the machine while an instructor is in the room.
  2. Never leave the laser cutter unattended.
  3. Only cut materials approved by your instructor.
  4. Keep the lid closed at all times, unless loading material while the laser is turned off.
  5. Clean up debris in the laser cutter.
  6. Identify the fire extinguisher and fire blanket.