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  1. Thread: Engravelab 7.5

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    Engravelab 7.5

    Can anyone confirm which is the latest MS operating system that Cadlink's EngraveLab 7.5 will run on? I know it will go with Windows XP but was hoping to use something a little newer than that? ...
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    Discussion Engravelab 7.5 & Operating Systems?

    Have recently acquired and old copy of EngraveLab 7.5. Was curious if anyone can confirm how current a version of the Microsoft operating system can be used? I do know that the software was once...
  3. Help? S-l-o-w serial transmission of files to laser?

    Hello,

    Will keep this short as possible! We've been using a Gravograph LS800 40 watt machine since 2010. Machine is on a serial connection (USB not an option) and we use CadLink Engravelab 9 on...
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    Plastic Rotary Engraving Wavy Letters?

    Hello,

    Really hoping someone can help my less than satisfactory results engraving into 1/8" thick 3-Ply engraver's plastic as shown below on the red plastic bone shaped tag?

    285705

    I'm using...
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    Permissions For Classifieds Placement?

    Hello:

    I've been a member for about 6 years, but rarely visit.

    Wanted to place a 'want ad' in the Classifieds Thread and I get a warning/block stating I don't have 'user priviliges' to place an...
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    Hello: First off, want to clarify, I am...

    Hello:

    First off, want to clarify, I am having trouble cutting 1/16", I mistakenly said 1/8". I do cut 1/8" with NO problems...

    Anyway, the 1/16" material is clearly labelled as 'Laserables'...
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    Vector Cutting 1/8" 'Laserables' Plastic ?

    Hello :)

    I hope it's 'ok' to mention a brand of plastic here? If not, just let me know?

    Anyway, I have 1/8" thick plastic from the 'Laserables' series by Innovative Plastics. Trying to cut...
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    Hello Ed :) Air assist provides all of the...

    Hello Ed :)

    Air assist provides all of the benefits mentioned PLUS the following:

    1) When rastering acrylic you'll achieve a much cleaner engraving WITH air assist! Air assist seems to...
  9. Help? Laser Tube Repair Source, GCC Explorer ?

    Hello :)

    Can anyone recommend a US-Based repair service for air-cooled Co2 laser tubes? Our 3.5 year old GCC LaserPro Explorer seems to have a problem with it's tube made by Coherent; the...
  10. Minimum Wattage for Rastering Woods/Marble?

    Hello :)

    We're anxious to broaden our product line to include detailed raster engravings on marble and a variety of woods (oak, pine, maple, cherry).

    Can anyone confirm if a machine in the...
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    Table Marks, Vector Cut Acrylic?

    Hello :)

    I have a simple question, or maybe an observation?

    I've been doing vector cutting on 2 different lasers for about 3 years, lots of matteboard and 1/8" paper-masked engraver's...
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    Vector Cut Thin Magnetic Sheeting?

    Hello :)

    Was curious if anyone has successfully (and safely?) vector cut thin magnetic sheeting like that used for magnetic business cards? I'd guess the material is about 1/16" thick. By the...
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    Hi Lee: That's a good question! It's really...

    Hi Lee:

    That's a good question! It's really hard to put a 'final price' on the machine considering I have several hundred hours of my own time in elbow grease. However, we are VERY fortunate...
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    A Word of Praise for Jay @ Jorlink!

    Hello :)

    This is something I've intended to do for some time because I would NOT have the wonderful laser I use today if not for the dedicated help and expertise of Jay Spencer at Jorlink in...
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    Most Popular Table Size?

    Hello:

    I am hoping to conduct an 'informal poll' to guage what are the most common Laser Table Sizes for machines of 50 Watts or less.

    If you want to comment, please post your dimensions in W...
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    PPI For Cutting Acrylic?

    Hello :)

    Was curious to know what PPI settings you use for vector cutting 1/8" smoked acrylic?

    My current settings for a 35 Watt GCC Explorer are:

    1 % Speed
    100 % Power
    200 PPI
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    Hi Rodne :) Thanks for the tips...you always...

    Hi Rodne :)

    Thanks for the tips...you always have such great insights into so many laser subjects :)

    OK, we have a 35 Watt Laser (it was measured as 37.5). I tried the masking approach but...
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    Cermark on Light Colored Anodized Aluminum ?

    Hello ::)

    We're having a dilemma raster engraving silver and gold 'anodized' aluminum. We've coated it with Cermark LM-6000 and continue to get a whitish raster impression? Isn't this product...
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    EngraveLab 6.0 Layout Question?

    Hello :)

    First off, want to extend a 'H-U-G-E' thanks :D to EVERYONE who had helped with our questions relating to our rebuilt Explorer 30 Watt...think we're in the clear now and ready to work!
    ...
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    Output Photos - Alignment Problems ?

    Hello :)

    Thanks to everyone for their help, especially Rodne and the time he's spent responding.

    I did do Rodne's test to verify even power output accross the table and YES I can cut with...
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    Explorer/Mercury Slanted Edge Problem Part 2

    Hello :)

    Hope it's OK to start a new thread on this? Following Rodne Gold's g-r-e-a-t advice I did eliminate several potential causes of our problems!

    To recap, our questions relate to an...
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    Explorer II Collimating Upgrade?

    Thanks to everyone for responding :) Have a few more questions for Rodne as he seems to be on to something here?

    Rodne, YES, we do apparently have an older Explorer (made late 2002). The...
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    Slanted Edge Cut Problem w/GCC Explorer

    Hello :)

    Having a problem with our 38X20 GCC Explorer 30 Watt machine.

    When vector cutting 1/8" engraver's plastic the cut pieces don't have straight (top to bottom) edges...they are on a...
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    Compressor Advice for Air Assist?

    Hello Everybody :)

    New member with a new machine! Setting up a 2.5 year old 30X28 GCC 35Watt Explorer; most of our work will NOT require air assist but may need to run it for 30 minutes...
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    GCC Explorer Owners? X Origin Problem?

    Hello Everybody :)

    We're trying to get our recently purchased but lightly-used (2 years old) GCC
    Explorer 30 Watt Machine (38"X20" Table) to work properly...MANY new
    parts including table...
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