Laser engraving machines would work well if its head is clean, as too much smoke or other contaminants will reduce the engraving energy or can damage the machine. If we don’t make clean the head, it might lead to reduce the quality of carving, so cleaning it extremely important.
The laser engraving head consists of two main parts: focal lens and laser reflector. These are two separate units that are installed separately, so you can disassemble them and clean them easily.
How to make it clean?
Washing solution with a laser: If you do not, you can use white distilled vinegar (ten parts water, one vinegar) or whole grain alcohol. These liquids are especially purified and are available in nature.
To clean the laser engraving set is very simple, you only need to use a cotton swab with a laser, and read the instructions carefully before use. In the process of cleaning, if the cleaning solution is empty, you can also use acetone as a substitute, but do not use it often because it contains many impurities, can use for a long time can be dirty head notch.
Dip the cotton swab into the cleansing solvent, remove the excess cotton and squeeze the drain, then gently wipe on the head carved, swirl the cotton swab so that the clean cotton surface is touched and clean the carving until it runs out. dust and impurities. At the same time, prepare another clean cotton pad to wipe the zigzag lens surface, avoid rubbing and especially avoid repeated arc wipe as it will be very difficult to clean the wounds. dirty not visible. After cleaning, be sure to remove the cotton buds attached to the lens and let it dry before using the machine for cutting or engraving.
Notice, in addition to the internal focus lens and a reflector above, there is another mirror on the left side of the laser and attached to the X axis. The mirror is guarded quite carefully. No need to remove when wiped