4 Common Problems With Laser Engraving Machines
4 Common Problems With Laser Engraving Machines

4 Common Problems With Laser Engraving Machines

One of the things that you need to know after investing in a laser engraving machine is that they get faulty. That’s something that you need to have at the back of your head always. But the most important thing that you need to know is how to fix these problems when they arise.

But it’s important to note that not all of the problems can be fixed. Some of these problems are too minor and can be fixed by you, but others require a professional to work on. In this guide, we are looking at some of the minor problems and how to fix them:

Laser Does Not Emit Light

One of the common problems with laser engraving machines. Although sometimes it could be a sign of a bigger problem, you an easy fix it. You just need to do a few procedures to get it right. The first thing you need to do is to press the test button to check the ammeter status. You will know if the power is turned off or is a broken lens. Check is there is water circulation because that’s what would be the problem.

Engraving Different Depth

Another problem with laser engraving machines is the engraving depth. It is common to find out that even after setting the engraving depth, the machine is not delivering that depth. Sometimes, it could be that the machine is not engraving at all. For this problem, check the cooling system. You also need to check the focal length and the light path. The problem could also be the wrong substrate.

Engraving Font Deformation

The problem of font deformation is also very common but easy to fix. There are several things that you need to check out. One of the major causes is a loss laser head. The problem is usually caused by the wear and tear of the laser head pulley. Just have it fixed. You also might also need to adjust the Y-axis and X-axis because they could be the problem.

Computer Cannot Output For the Machines

There are cases when you find out that the computer cannot output for the laser engraving machines. In such cases, you will notice that the machine cannot work at all. The problem could be the software. Therefore, you need to check the condition of the software parameters. If possible, please reset them. If possible, reset the entire machine.

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