Lasercutter: basic use and safety (English course)

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Bitraf

Pløens gate 4 · Oslo

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Youngstorget. Pløensgate 4, glass door. Ring the bell marked Bitraf.

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If you want to make precise cuts in thin materials, a laser cutter may just be what you need.

Bitraf has a laser cutter capable of cutting lines and engraving patterns in wood, plastics, fabric, leather and more. It is however possible to do dangerous or harmfull things with the cutter. Therefore it is mandatory to complete a laser-course at Bitraf before using the machine. During this course we will look at the whole process from design to a finished object. This course will be held in English.

This course is for paying members only, please join Bitraf as a member before signing up for the course.

It is an advantage if everyone has their own laptop with Illustrator, Inkscape or Fusion 360 installed. Both Inkscape and Fusion can be installed for free; https://inkscape.org/en, https://www.autodesk.com/products/fusion-360/overview. For Fusion, sign up for «Start-Up or Educational licensing». We do have a couple of PCs for those who can’t bring a laptop. Norwegian documentation for the laser can be found at https://bitraf.no/wiki/Laser

Important information:

• These courses tend to fill up. If you realize that you can't attend after signing up, please RSVP no to sign off again, so that someone else can take your spot.

• The course starts at 18.00 precisely and you are welcome to come earlier. Please don't come late as you will miss important information essential to complete the course.

• Because of high expenses and running costs for the laser, you need to be a paying member of Bitraf to attend this course. Please join Bitraf at http://bitraf.no/join before signing up to the course.