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GCC Mercury III Documentation

2014-04-28-124407GCC_MERCURYIII_LASER_ENGRAVER1
Machine Description

Model: GCC Mercury III

Cutting Area: 635 x 458 mm

Materials: wood, cardboard, PMMA, textiles, etc.

Supported files: DXF, AI, EPS, JPG, BMP

Machine Operation (Initial Setup)

1 power on
1 / Turn ON machine
2 homing
2 / Wait for homing to finish
3 open
3 / Open the cover
4 place material
4 / Place your material in the grid
5 focus laser
5.0 / Focusing the laser
cal tool
5.1 / Use the calibration tool
cal tool in head
5.2 / Place calibration tool in the machine's head
5.3 arrows
5.3 / Use the arrows to raise or lower platform
no gap
5.4 / Close the gap between material and calibration tool
remove cal tol
5.5 / Remove calibration tool
ready to use
6 / Machine is ready to use!

File preparation and execution (CorelDraw)

1 desktop
1 / Launch CorelDraw from desktop
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2.0 / File > New from Template
2.1 load template
2.1 / Load Mercury standard template
3 import
3 / Import your file
4.0 type of line
4.0 / Different types of lines
4.1 hairline
4.1 / Tracing a line > Hairline thickness
4.2 thickness line
4.2 / Rastering line > set desired thickness
5.0 assigning color
5.0 / Assigning a color to each type of cut
5.1 select line
5.1 / Select a line or shape
5.2 ID color pallete
5.2 / Identify the color pallet
5.4 left click color fill
5.3 / Left-click assigns color fill
5.3 right click color line
5.4 / Right-click assigns line color
6 machine zero
6 / Keep in mind zero machine point
7 file print
7.0 / File > Print...
7.1 properties
7.1 / ... Preferences
7.2 manual fill
8.0 / Select Manual Color Fill
7.3 speed and power
8.1 / Selecting cutting parameters
7.4 raster and vector
8.2 / Vector and Raster options
7.5 repeat
8.3 / Repeat option
7.6 homing reference
8.4 / Defining coordinate system
7.7 from home
8.4.1 / Home option
7.8 relative
8.3.2 / Relative (starts from current nozzle position)
8.0 OK
8.4 / Press OK and Apply changes
8.1 OK to print
9 / Press OK and file will be sent to machine

Machine Operation (Start job)

check file
1 / Check if your file arrived to the machine
move nozzle
2 / Adjust nozzle (if using relative reference)
cover down
3 / Make sure cover is properly closed
turn on
4 / Turn ON laser
bofa
5 / Turn ON filtering system
compressor
6 / Turn ON air compressor
start stop
7 / Press START/STOP button