Tag - Watercooling

CW3000 cooler for lasers – Warning!

This is a very short article, i see posts about this CW3000 almost every day and i sadly see a lot of users buying it. The CW3000 is not a cooler - it´s a radiator and a fan with a small water tank. How it works The water is circulated by the CW3000 through the heat exhanger (radiator) and a fan is blowing on it to remove the heat. Sounds simple, it´s not. Your ambient temperature will be cooling the water you have. If...

Watercooling – a deep dive

This article is work in progress, suggest changes or addons to it in the comments. Cooling your laser tube is one of the most important things you have to do 110% on your machine. The most expensive part in your machine is the laser tube and a new one will set you back 100-150 USD plus a month of waiting if you can´t find one locally or pay premium shipping. With this article i want to go trough the watercooling, how...

Watercooling, different coolants

What to cool a laser machine with has been and probably will be a split opinion for many users. When asked in forums and discussion groups the replies are many and spread across a lot of different mixes and products. With this article i will explain the different mixes, what they do and how they fit our machines, and why some may not fit. In the end, it´s up to you as the owner to decide what mixture you want to use, read...