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How to use a fiber laser marking machine to engrave and cut metals such as gold and silver

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When using a fiber laser marking machine to engrave and cut metals such as gold and silver, you can refer to the following clear steps and precautions:

Engraving gold and silver and other metals

Material preparation:

Select gold and silver materials suitable for engraving and ensure that the material quality is suitable for laser engraving.

Clean the surface of the material to ensure that there is no dust, oil or other impurities to obtain better engraving results.

Equipment settings:

Turn on the fiber laser marking machine and start the control software.

According to the hardness and reflectivity of the gold and silver materials, adjust the laser power, marking speed, repetition frequency and other parameters. For example, for gold and silver materials, it may be necessary to adjust the laser power to a moderate level to avoid excessive melting or damage to the material.

Import or design the pattern to be engraved in the software, and adjust the pattern size, position and direction.

Start engraving:

Place the gold and silver materials on the workbench of the marking machine and fix them.

Start the engraving program in the software and observe whether the laser beam is normally irradiated to the surface of the material.

Wait for the engraving to be completed, remove the material and check the engraving effect.

Cutting gold, silver and other metals

Material preparation:

Select gold and silver materials suitable for cutting, and determine the shape and size of the cut.

Ensure that the surface of the material is flat so that the laser beam can be evenly irradiated.

Equipment settings:

According to the hardness and thickness of the gold and silver materials, adjust the parameters such as laser power, cutting speed and focal length. For example, for thicker gold and silver materials, you may need to increase the laser power and reduce the cutting speed.

Set the cutting path and cutting depth in the software to ensure that the laser beam can cut according to the preset path.

Start cutting:

Place the gold and silver materials on the workbench of the marking machine and fix them.

Start the cutting program in the software and observe whether the laser beam cuts according to the preset path.

Wait for the cutting to be completed, remove the material and check the cutting effect.

Precautions

Safe operation: The laser marking machine is a high-power device. Wear protective glasses when using it and avoid directly observing the laser beam.

Equipment maintenance: Clean and maintain the fiber laser marking machine regularly to ensure the normal operation of the equipment and extend its service life.

Parameter adjustment: According to different materials and engraving/cutting requirements, reasonably adjust the laser power, speed and other parameters to obtain the best effect.

Material properties: Metals such as gold and silver have high reflectivity and thermal conductivity, and equipment parameters and operating methods need to be adjusted according to their characteristics.

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