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Re: Designandmake DIY craft CNC

Postby LittleGreyMan » Thu Apr 19, 2018 1:55 pm

TSM2018, as already mentioned, you should name materials by their chemical name to avoid confusion. Plexiglas, Altuglass, Perspex, … are acrylic or PMMA brands.

Lexan is a polycarbonate brand, which is absolutely not the same material.

The brand is not relevant, the chemical composition is.

AFAIK (but I have no practical experience for this), you can laser cut acrylic. I'm not surprised by Steven's comment. But he is mentioning a high end laser brand, probably powerful and with a good air extractor. Maybe it doesn't cut well on amateur laser or people don't want to cut it because of gaz emanations.

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