[KwartzLab] FW: [LETPRESS] custom laser graphics
rgissing at gmail.com
Sun Nov 27 17:07:25 EST 2011
That's gotta really wear out the laser tube life to do that kind of work.
On Nov 27, 2011 4:55 PM, "doug moen" <doug at moens.org> wrote:
> I find it interesting that he was able to etch brass and even mild
> steel with a 40W CO2 laser.
> Although it took all day (and many passes) to etch a 4"x6" wide steel
> plate, and brass is also very slow.
> A good thread with some interesting ideas.
> On 27 November 2011 12:32, Kevin Martin <kpmartin at thinkage.ca> wrote:
> > This is a forward of a forward, but it is of interest now that Kwartzlab
> is getting a laser cutter.
> > Some people are using lasers to cut letterpress printing plates. The
> original poster was (is?) using a 40W red laser.
> > The original posting is over 2 years ago but the thread is still alive...
> > -Kevin Martin
> > the Papertrail Handmade Paper & Book Arts
> > New Dundee, Ontario
> > 518-884-7123
> > www.papertrail.ca
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Letterpress Discussion List [mailto:LETPRESS at LISTSERV.UNB.CA] On
> Behalf Of Don Hildred
> > Check out this thread on Brair Press http://www.briarpress.org/15868
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