K40 Laser

Air Assist Information about using and making air assist devices. Getting Started The Getting Started category has only curated topics to help you get started learning about a K40 or similar laser cutter/engraver. If you are new to the K40, please start here. The topics in this category should only be essential information. Please add comments asking for clarification or suggesting additional useful information, but discussion belongs in other #k40 categories. Some day, we hope that if you read, understand, and follow all the posts in this category, without reading comments, you will be ready to safely operate your own K40. Modifications Discussion of hardware modifications Discussion General discussion area Material Settings This is the place to post material settings. External Links Links to K40 and other laser resources Repository & Designs Post your files and designs here. Material Suppliers Links to material suppliers K40 Whisperer Discussion and questions about the K40 Whisperer control software Meerk40t Discussion and collaboration on Meerk40t laser software for the Stock-LIHUIYU laserboard. Software Created With K40 Show off items you have made with your K40 Hardware Settings Talk about hardware settings here. Original (Stock) Issues A place to ask about stock hardware and software issues
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New to K40: Start Here

Is this you? I’m about to buy a K40! I just bought a K40! What should I look for/do/try/etc., etc.? Start learning here. What materials can a K40 engrave and/or cut? What materials should be avoided and why? In gen…

2 March 15, 2020
About the K40 Laser category 1 January 30, 2019
Making a DIY water chiller 1 April 3, 2020
This is what happens when I have too much time 6 April 2, 2020
Cooling the K40 laser tube 1 April 2, 2020
K40 Laser Beginner Insights draft document from FB K40 group 83 April 2, 2020
K40 initial setup and regular maintenance 1 April 1, 2020
K40 enhancements and modifications 1 April 2, 2020
Where should I buy a K40? 1 March 28, 2020
K40 w/ Light Object Mini rotary attachment 3 April 1, 2020
VisiCut now supports the stock M2 Nano controller 4 April 1, 2020
MeerK40t ruida support? 17 April 1, 2020
K40 Laser cutter wont fire on jobs. Still fires on panel/psu test.. Gives Message "L" - No Laser Signal 20 April 1, 2020
Masonic Plaque 3 March 31, 2020
Where can I find K40 replacement parts? 3 March 31, 2020
Power level has very little effect to cutting depth 6 March 31, 2020
What else do I need besides my K40? Requirements and Recommendations 1 March 30, 2020
Laser Safety: Fire Danger! 1 March 28, 2020
Has this happened to anyone else? 3 March 30, 2020
What can I cut with a laser cutter/engraver? 1 March 28, 2020
I was asked today if I can engrave those small metal "plates" that people 4 March 29, 2020
Laser safety: Light and Electricity 1 March 29, 2020
When I fire the laser to cut or engrave it never goes above 50% 4 March 27, 2020
Hi All, I am looking at taking the plunge and getting a Voiern WR4040 6 March 26, 2020
Help, uneven oblique cut in 3 mm methacrylate sheet 17 March 26, 2020
Using you K40 to create 'fu' facemasks 2 March 26, 2020
Trying to install a mA meter on a digital panel 11 March 23, 2020
Keep Calm & Wash Hands 1 March 22, 2020
Stress Relief 1 March 22, 2020
Odd? Problem 11 March 18, 2020