Laser cutter smoking post clean

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HastingsLD
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Laser cutter smoking post clean

Post by HastingsLD » Tue 05 Nov , 2019 11:03 am

Hi,
I have recently cleaned our schools laser cutter and the first 2 times it has been used it smoked so much the teacher switched it off. I have checked the extraction pipe, but its securely attached.
Does anyone have any suggestions?
Any help greatly appreciated.

Thanks

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Re: Laser cutter smoking post clean

Post by Martin » Fri 08 Nov , 2019 16:24 pm

What model of Versalaser do you have & what extraction unit is fitted?

It may be worth checking the air flow where it comes out of the extraction unit either on the back if it's a Bofa unit (Door on side) or underneath if it's a ULS unit 2 doors in front).

I have seen an issue before on the ULS extraction unit where the Carbon filter was blocked & did not let any air flow through it.

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