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An Introduction to Mechanisms


1 Introduction


Learn It

  • To introduce you to some of the products and tools you are going to use over the next term, we are going to make an introduction project.
  • In this project your will learn to:
  • Design a part using 3D software (SolidWorks)
  • Convert the part to a .dxf file.
  • Import the part to 2D software for use on the laser cutter.
  • Set up and prepare the laser cutter.
  • Cut out your product using the laser cutter.
  • Watch the video tutorial below, this will guide you through all of the steps.

Burn It

  • Please watch this video. It will explain how to use the laser cutter.

Badge It