Using your laser cutter/engraver inside your home

Many of us, including me have a machine inside the home. I have a bunch of machine but at my home i have my custom K40D at the moment, and with kids in the home and close neighbors i need to think about the smoke and smell from my machine. In this article i will show some examples and tips & tricks how to make your laser use safer in your home. First up, almost the most important is to seal up...

Upgrades & improvements on the K40 laser cutter engraver

The K40 machine is a awesome little product who makes it easy for hobby and semi-pro use to get going with laser cutting or engraving. It´s far from perfect and needs a hand to work as you intended. First reading should be the article about checking your machine - read it here. Water cooling Coolant tank Depending on where you live, it might be a good option to have a bigger tank 15-25L or more. If you live in a hot climate, you need a...

How it works: Exhaust in your laser machine

This is a hot topic on many Facebook groups and forums, where people quickly suggests links and details of what they bought and how good it works. But very few of these people actually know why it works good, and if it will work good for the reader. To start off this article - you do not need a big fan to have a good exhaust. What a big fan does is complementing the problems with the machine and exhaust setup, but...