The “Blue Lotus” Laser Cutter is a largish 80W CO2 laser cutter with a cutting bed of 1000x400mm, capable of cutting wood, plastic, card, paper and fabric, and engraving more materials.
Machine Status: Working
We use Corel Draw software with a plugin to control the laser, so your 2D vector files can be in DXF, SVG, or CDR format. Bitmap files for engraving can be in pretty much any common image format.
In practise, the machine cuts and engraves up to 970x380mm, cutting wood up to 10mm thick, plastics, paper, card and most textiles. We have successfully engraved glass and mirrors.
In order to use this machine you must be an up to date member of Pangloss labs and complete a training course (Pangloss calendar). Before all use of the machine you must:
Everyone must follow the same safety rules when using this machine in order to ensure their own safety and that of those around them.
It is owned by a team of Pangloss Members