How to set a cut file for engraving

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How to set a cut file for engraving

Postby bob7450 » Wed Nov 16, 2011 4:56 pm

Hi
I search the forum and couldn't find how to set qcad cut file for engraving
I just done my first RC model airplane parts cut file with a laser engraver out of New Mexico. and they had no problems cutting it.
But for future projects I would like to have letters and numbers engrave on my model airplane parts. I hear some about adding a layer on to the cut file for the engraving of letter and number but want to check with the experts in this forum or someone who as done this.
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Thanks

Postby bob7450 » Fri Nov 18, 2011 3:14 am

Thanks again for the quick response.
That what I though intially and I just talk with my laser cutter guy and he pretty much said the same thing although he did warn me about engraving on the small size balsa like 1/16th. He said it was best to put the label next to the part as it may burn though on the part.intial fear was I would not be able to get anything cut but I received really go comment from the laser guy about the file I sent him.
I may ask you in the future about the best way to do wing ribs, But that for another time.
Thanks again
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That sounds great

Postby bob7450 » Mon Nov 21, 2011 1:45 am

Thanks
I will pass this instruction along to my laser cutter guy in NM.
That sound like an efficient way to engrave for my up coming project.
Thank for all your help

Bob
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