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Laser cutter K40: diagnose and fix laser cutter errors

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Yes, I know what many of you are now thinking: Lasers do not belong in the hands of laypeople and they should certainly not make adjustments or repairs. The reality looks different, however, because laser cutters are sold freely and anyone can put such a device, which is extremely fascinating, at home. At some point there comes a point where the cutter no longer works as it should. Suddenly he only cuts out half or doesn’t even create 3mm Plexiglas.

Most of these laser cutters come from China, so there is no service organization organized by the manufacturer behind them. In addition, such devices are not always built to be stable. A mirror holder inside can gradually loose itself during operation or something bends during a short transport. And already the cutting result of the photon cannon is anything but good. What to do?

At least you can pinpoint the cause of the error. If you do not want to carry out the repair or adjustment yourself, the service technician can help. Those who trust themselves or cannot find anyone who would like to provide technical support for the Chinese cracker can correct the mistake themselves. But: You act at your own risk and must take protective measures.

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