How to evaluate a used laser cutter

  • Advertise with us

« back to Power Tools, Hardware and Accessories forum

Forum topic by Involute posted 07-22-2015 08:07 PM 573 views 0 times favorited 1 reply Add to Favorites Watch
View Involute's profile


5 posts in 1002 days

07-22-2015 08:07 PM

I’ve been emailing with a guy in my town who has an Epilog Helix for sale. The story is he’s selling it for a friend who got it used in 2006, and who’s never used it since. Fishiness aside, how should I evaluate the machine to determine if it’s in good working order? I’m new to lasers (but not tools and machinery). Thanks.

1 reply so far

View timbertailor's profile


1594 posts in 1386 days

#1 posted 07-22-2015 08:21 PM

I would cut some test pieces and measure them to see if they meet my required tolerances and\or those published by the mfg.

-- Brad, Texas,

Have your say...

You must be signed in to reply.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics