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laser cutters

Merv

Well-known member
#2
I’m far from an expert with lasers. It’s my understanding that foam board is on of the more difficult things to cut with a laser. The paper is easy to cut but the white foam is difficult. It takes a lot of power, 40 watts or more. A laser of that power is dangerous and expensive, $1,500 or more.

The needle cutter appears to be a far more economical option. Check out
https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/erc-timsav-cheap-diy-cnc-foamboard-cutter.61018/unread

Thanks to Dave, the one that started it all, what great idea.
https://forum.flitetest.com/index.php?threads/cutting-foam-sheets-with-a-needle.24251/
 
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