Memorial day is 05/25/2015 – Orders will ship out on May 26th. There will not be any deliveries or shipping on Monday. Any order placed after 11am ET on Friday May 22nd will not start to ship out until Tuesday May 26th.

Laser cutting holes in project boxes?
Moderators: adafruit_support_bill, adafruit

Laser cutting holes in project boxes?

by mikeselectricstuff on Thu Sep 23, 2010 1:24 pm

How good are cheapo (40W) cutters at cutting holes in ABS, as used for most cheap project boxes from Hammond etc.?
mikeselectricstuff
 
Posts: 164
Joined: Fri Jun 11, 2010 9:21 pm

Re: Laser cutting holes in project boxes?

by Philly on Thu Sep 23, 2010 2:39 pm

As long as its no thicker than 2-3mm it should cut ok although we noticed that with dodgy acrylic it would leave a dodgy edge.

Here is a cheap chinese job in action: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=StN3RwXZ ... re=related
Philly
 
Posts: 57
Joined: Sun Jun 20, 2010 7:53 am