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DIY Laser Sintering


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Very cool.

It wont be long before we see someone takes it further... assemble a blue hacked laser on a $50 X-Y CNC with an Arduino controller hooked to a laptop and taking orders :-D
#1 Dizingof on 2010-08-31 12:44 (Reply)
I am just wondering, let's say we have an ultra-bright LED panel and a way to focus the light down to a point, would it work too? Or is a laser required?
#2 TimberWolf on 2010-08-31 13:11 (Reply)
Cold LED light no matter how concentrated wont do it.
Laser (even hacked DVD drive burner) can reach a temperature enough to sinter powdered plastic plus it's beam is so thin .. perfect for the job.
#2.1 Dizingof on 2010-08-31 13:22 (Reply)

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