Alpha and Beta Access
This page is for the Alpha and Beta crowd. Please do not share this page publicly just yet. The material on here will be open sourced under an open source and/or creative commons license once we complete the beta phase.
Lasersaur CAD Models
The Lasersaur CAD model is published here in 3DM (Rhino version 4), FCStd (FreeCAD v0.13+) and STEP (open standard). We use Rhino 5 for all modelling but FreeCAD works fine as a viewer during the assembly process. Since the UI of FreeCAD is still in its early development check out this Survival Guide to get through some initial roughness.
If you need IGES, STEP, VRML, or STL files. FreeCAD can inport/export all of them. Especially IGES and STEP is reported to work well due to the proven OpenCascade kernel. It takes about 15min to download FreeCAD and export to any of these formats.
|Model v14.01b (Rhino)||Model v14.01b (FreeCAD)||Model v14.01b (STEP)|
The following job files can be used to manufacture the MechParts. The same geometry is contained in the CAD model files but for convenience we also provide them in a nested, ready-to-cut format. Material is 6mm aluminum (6mm acrylic has been reported to work too). NOTE: Double-check for inadvertent scaling in your SVG program. When unsure use the DXF format. Units are millimeters (mm).
|MechParts v14.01b job files|
The Lasersaur has three acrylic mount panels: (1) The Entry Panel is the rear right panel responsible for mounting all the connectors. (2) The bottom DriveBoard hull panel mounts the 24V and 5V PSUs, and DriveBoard to the Lasersaur frame. (3) The top DriveBoard hull panel mounts the C14 power sockets to the DriveBoard.
Material is 3mm acrylic. NOTE: Double-check for inadvertent scaling in your SVG program. When unsure use the DXF format. Units are millimeters (mm).
|DriveBoard PCB v13.06b|
40W Laser Tube Mounts (optional)
These mounts work with laser tubes of 50mm diameter. Most Chinese 40W tubes can be mounted with these. Cut from 6mm acrylic or aluminium.