Can we cut the Polycarbonate?--20161008

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Dhanesh
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Can we cut the Polycarbonate?--20161008

Post by Dhanesh » Fri Jul 15, 2016 6:19 pm

how can we cut the Polycarbonate?

Ben
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Re: Polycarbonate

Post by Ben » Mon Jul 18, 2016 10:02 am

Hi Dhanesh
Please use the air compressor when you cut the Polycarbonate.

electracks
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Re: Polycarbonate

Post by electracks » Mon Jul 18, 2016 12:39 pm

NEVER CUT POLYCARBONATE!!! It dissolves in Chlorid and acid. Damaging your laser and your health.

Thunder laser - Tom
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Re: Polycarbonate

Post by Thunder laser - Tom » Fri Jul 22, 2016 1:05 pm

Wow, it's really? we have never know about this issue before
Thank you for your remind, electracks
It will helps our other customers know that in advance
Thanks again

Wayne
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Re: Polycarbonate

Post by Wayne » Fri Oct 07, 2016 10:37 pm

Polypropylene, polyethylene and polycarbonate all generate benzene, which is a carcinogen, during laser cutting. ( you should never cut this without using a suitable filtration system that is designed to remove these emissions )
Polystyrene releases styrene, while PVC emits hydrogen chloride ( which can result in Hydrochloric acid).
Many plastics also give off extreemely fine particles plus carcinogenic polycyclic hydrocarbons.

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