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Discussion in 'Laser Cutters' started by Anthony Bolgar, Nov 28, 2016.

  1. Anthony Bolgar

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    Following. :)
     
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    So true :thumbsup:
     
  4. Tracy Ranson

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    Since you are not using aluminum plates I would recommend that you use .250 or .375 thick acrylic which should be more than strong enough to hold a laser and the aluminum rails, but if you make the foot print too large you will need something a bit stronger to hold up the gantry.
     
  5. Anthony Bolgar

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    Ya, I decided to use 6mm (1/4") acrylic for now, if I ever add a small spindle, I will upgrade them to aluminum.
     

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