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November 3, 2016 AT 3:00 am

Mini Laser Engraver Upgrade Parts #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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From profhankd on Thingiverse:

These are the 3D printed part designs that go with my Instructable, Making Your Mini Laser Engraver Safer And Better. They are designed to be used with any of the SuperCarver-style “Laser Engraver Printer Cutter Carver DIY Engraving Machine” units commonly sold for between $80 and $150, and I have applied them to a 1000mW @ 405nm unit branded HTPOW. See the after and before photos above.

These machines have the potential to very quickly cause significant harm. I’m not an expert in the law, nor in laser safety; I’m just a maker who sees the potential, both good and bad, of these little engravers. You bear all responsibility for safe configuration and operation of your laser. I’m just describing what I did to my machine in an attempt to reduce the risk and improve functionality.

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