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EpilogZing 6040

The Lasercutter EpilogZing 6040 is a 40 Watt CO2-Laser.

Max size: 600mm x 300mm.

3mm HDF

Variable Engrave (Raster) Cut (Vektor)
Speed 58% 50%
Power 50% 100%
Freq 2500 Hz 2500 Hz

Example EpilogZing Printer Settings

4mm fleece

(example cut)

Variable Engrave (Raster) Cut (Vektor)
Speed 100% 100%
Power 36% 62%
Freq 5000 Hz 5000 Hz

Paper

Variable Cut thin paper Cut thick paper
Speed 30% 100%
Power 6% 25%
Freq 2500 Hz 2500 Hz

Metal

Variable Engrave
Speed 24%
Power 100%
Freq 2500 Hz

Change "Rastermuster" to "Stucki"!

Example EpilogZing Printer Settings

Trotec Speedy 360

Trotec Speedy 360

Cut MDF

Variable Cut 4mm MDF Cut 5mm MDF
Power 80,00 100
Velocity 1 3
PPI/Hz 1000 1000
Runs 3 2

Tools

Boxes.py

Boxes.py is an online and Inkscape plug-in with ready-to-use, fully parametrized generators for various boxes.

This script installs all requirements using chocolatey, python-pip and downloads boxes-py to serve it locally on Windows 10:

``` ps1 title="run_boxes-py.ps1"

Requires -RunAsAdministrator

Install/Update tools

if (!(Test-Path "(env:ProgramData)\chocolatey\choco.exe")) { Set-ExecutionPolicy Bypass -Scope Process -Force; [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol = [System.Net.ServicePointManager]::SecurityProtocol -bor 3072; iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://chocolatey.org/install.ps1')) } choco install -y python git python -m pip install --upgrade pip pip install Markdown lxml affine

Install/Update boxes

boxes = "\boxes" if (Test-Path boxes) { git --work-tree=boxes --git-dir=$boxes.git pull } else { git clone https://github.com/florianfesti/boxes.git $boxes }

Run Boxes

Start-Process python $boxes\scripts\boxesserver Start-Process http://localhost:8000


One-liner executing the code above:

``` ps1
iex ((New-Object System.Net.WebClient).DownloadString('https://raw.githubusercontent.com/FullByte/scripts/main/powershell/boxes.py/start_boxes.ps1'))

Project Ideas

Further ressources and links to pages for templates and ideas:

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