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Epilog Laser Projects #2: Before You Buy A Laser

11-29-2014 05:40 PM by philphoto | 0 comments »

Before You Buy A Laser—There are three things to consider when selecting a laser: Size Matters. A lot! The larger the bed the more copies of a piece you can make saving reload time. Also, many jobs need to be produced on a larger bed laser. The 18” X 24” is fine for a large percentage of the market. Some of the higher priced cabinet doors, skateboard decks, and furniture need to have a large bed laser. If I had it to do over, I would have purchased the largest unit Epilog makes. Power Matters. A lot! The higher the wattage of the laser tube, the faster your speed when you cut or engrave. At the going national average rate of $1 per minute, every minute you can deduct fr...

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