Are NEJE lasers any good?

Are NEJE lasers any good?

Well done NEJE you have a very happy customer here. 5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent machine. This is my first ever laser cutter and I am extremely happy with it. It comes packaged excellently and is super simple to setup and get running and gives excellent results.

Can a 500mW laser engrave aluminum?

No. 500mW at IR wavelengths cannot cut Metal.

Can the NEJE laser engraver engrave metal?

It’s not the most powerful laser out there, but it is capable of engraving materials like hardwood, plastic, bamboo, rubber, leather, paper, and more. However, you won’t be able to use metal materials with the NEJE DK-8-KZ, but this is a common limitation for most desktop laser engravers.

Can 500mw laser engrave metal?

About this item. The laser engraving head kits enables to engrave metal, wood, acrylic, and others substances. It can also cut wood and acrylic, depending on the wattage.

What type of laser is NEJE laser engraver?

NEJE N30820 classic 20W CW Laser Module.

What wattage do I need to engrave metal?

At least 50 watts of Fiber laser power is recommended for metal laser cutting or engraving. Forty or 50 Watts of Fiber laser power can be used for direct laser marking metals.

What can I engrave with a 500mw laser?

How deep can a 30w laser cut?

With 30w fiber laser engraving machine we can make more than 1mm depth. Due to carbon steel and stainless steel is very hard, it will take much more long time when we need do deep engraving. Usually 0.5mm is ok for 30w laser.

Can a 20 watt laser engrave metal?

Now with a 20 watt laser you may mark on any metallic surfaces: stainless steel, aluminum, brass and copper. For laser etching, we use special engraving paste (analog of Cermark LMM-6000 engraving chemical). Calibrating and testing are essential for every project.

What will a 20W laser cut?

Get an amazing experience with an Endurance 20 watt double beam laser add-on. Engrave on metal, wood, plywood, leather. Cut hardboard, cardboard, fabric, wood, plywood and acrylic up to 8-10 mm thick as if with a Co2 laser.

How do I power the Neje dk-8-kz without a power supply?

There’s a 5 V power barrel-type power connector on the side of the device, for which you need to provide your own AC adapter. But even if you’ve got that connected, the board needs its own 5 V over the USB connection. Long story short, even if you aren’t using the NEJE DK-8-KZ connected to your computer, you need to have both ports powered.

What are the biggest issues with the Neje dk-8-kz?

Probably the biggest issue I found with the NEJE DK-8-KZ is the quality of the optics. You need to manually focus the laser onto the object you’re working on, as the focal point needs to be as tight as possible to get a good burn. The only problem is that the focusing lens dances all over the place when you turn it.

Can the Neje dk-8-kz be used to make PCBs?

It can easily cut through paper and 3M painter’s tape, which holds some interesting possibilities in terms of making stencils for painting and etching. But what about… If you’re reading Hackaday you probably want to know if you can use the NEJE DK-8-KZ to make PCBs.

Why is the dk-8-kz limited to such a small range of motion?

There’s an excellent reason the DK-8-KZ is limited to such a small and specific range of motion: both the X and Y axis of the device are riding on hardware reused from optical drives.