How Do I Optimize Cutting Time on the CO2 Laser Machine?

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Minimizing cutting time on the Laser Machine.

A lot of people wonder how to make the laser machine cut following a sequence and not jumping all over. If it cuts from one position then to another one furthest away and on and on one realizes that it is not time efficient. To optimize time and tell the machine to cut in a sequence you should read this article to help.

Design your job or import the design into TRUCUT software

Then go to TOOL on the toolbar menu


In the AUTO SORT menu that pops up select the option that suits you.

GRID SORT optimizes using the axis either X or Y

NEAREST SORT takes the nearest path possible to cut the job

START POSITION is the point you want to start the job from

AUTO SET START POINT moves the start nodes to a point that minimizes the movement of laser

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