Laser Cutting Corrugated Plastic?

whitey

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I have access to a laser cutter and wanted to see if I could cut corrugated plastic (I know most plastics I can't cut).

The jury seems to be out from a Google search. Does anyone have first hand experience or a definitive answer?
 

Mark_M

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The answer is yes and no.
You can laser cut coro, there's someone on Official XLights Support group Facebook that showed this.

Main point is that the coro cannot be a PVC based plastic, when burned this releases chorine.
Chorine is alright is well ventilated, but the risk is that it will corrode your machine.

I think Bunnings stuff is polypropylene .
https://cpl.org/wp-content/uploads/NEVER-CUT-THESE-MATERIALS.pdf
 

rebeccamclellan

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How did you go? Im keen to try it out as well just looking for some files to use. Anychance you have found some online to use?
 
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