Altitude Posted January 30, 2015 Report Share Posted January 30, 2015 There is an easy way to make stuff snap fit. I use illustrator but the process should be the same for any program: Draw the "hole" part first, set the stroke to 0.2mm (this is the kerf, the material the laser burns away), then outline the stroke. The outside line will be extents of the resulting hole. Do the same thing to that outer line (stroke for 0.2mm and outline stroke) for the mating part but in the opposite direction (in) so the final hole size and the cutout part have the same dimensions when you take the laser beam width into consideration. The laser never cuts perpendicular to the material, there is always a little angle and the parts will snap toghether 1 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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