Laser Engraver Warnings

Laser Engraver Warnings

Attention

Fire Warning!

  • All users MUST complete the EH&S laser safety training course. See a lab supervisor for more information.
  • Never operate the engraver unattended. Know where the emergency stop button is located.
  • Should a fire extinguisher be necessary, use the laser engraver specific Halotron extinguisher. Only use a regular extinguisher as a last resort to avoid damaging the machine. Report all fires to the supervisor on duty.
  • Always make sure the exhaust fan is turned on.
  • Never cut vinyl or PVC. When engraved, a corrosive agent is produced that will destroy the machine. Never use unknown materials.
  • Keep area around laser engraver clear of clutter and clean up any scrap material left inside or outside the machine.
  • Reference Owner's Manual for suggested power levels and speeds for various materials.

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