Acrylic Adapter needed for Russ's Adjustable Head Bracket

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Andrew Parry
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Acrylic Adapter needed for Russ's Adjustable Head Bracket

Post by Andrew Parry »

Can anyone supply the file for the adapter that is used for the China Red/Black lasers that don't have a C-series head please?
I bought mine before they started shipping it with the adapter and before the price went down!
It's need sitting here for a while and haven't got around to installing it yet.

What thickness of Acrylic do I need (in mm)?

Thanks,

Andy
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Re: Acrylic Adapter needed for Russ's Adjustable Head Bracket

Post by Gene Uselman »

Good morning again Andrew... we should have a telephone hotline this morning? I bought the adj head bracket from Cloudray that I think you are talking about, knowing that the heads on my machine are much larger than any of the laser heads on Cloudray. I built an adapter from a couple thicknesses of acrylic and as it is so small, it is very rigid. I can post if if it will help but I have never seen laser heads this large. Gene
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Andrew Parry
Posts: 22
Joined: Fri Dec 20, 2019 5:18 pm
Location: Worcester
Country: United Kingdom
Nickname: andyspoo
Laser Machine Make or Type: Chinese Red/Black
Laser Power: 60w
Laser Bed Size: 730mm x 600mm
Home Position: TR
RDWorks Version: V8.01.44-191015
Windows Version: Windows 10

Re: Acrylic Adapter needed for Russ's Adjustable Head Bracket

Post by Andrew Parry »

It sounds like it'll be a different version to the one I need. These red/black Chinese lasers (or at least mine) has a smaller linear bearing than the one the bracket is designed for. I know Russ has the files for it. I was just hoping it was on this site somewhere.
Gene Uselman wrote: Sat May 01, 2021 9:27 am Good morning again Andrew... we should have a telephone hotline this morning? I bought the adj head bracket from Cloudray that I think you are talking about, knowing that the heads on my machine are much larger than any of the laser heads on Cloudray. I built an adapter from a couple thicknesses of acrylic and as it is so small, it is very rigid. I can post if if it will help but I have never seen laser heads this large. Gene
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