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Laser Cutter Safety Quiz
Laser Cutter Safety Training Quiz
This is a brief quiz to test your safety training understanding for the laser cutter. This quiz must be completed before using the laser cutter independently, and if you have not already attended the Zero To Maker training for the laser cutter, it is strongly recommended.
Q1. When the laser cutter is running, it's ok to leave it unattended?
Q2. Before cutting, adjust the height of the bed to insure the focus is set?
Q3. Which materials are not allowed in the laser cutter?
Q4. When cutting a material that you have no experience with, you should:
Increase the Laser Power to 100%, and use a slow speed of 5mm/s or less.
Decrease the Laser Power to 20%, and use a slow speed of 5mm/s or less.
Increase the Laser Power to 100%, and use a fast speed of > 100mm/s
Decrease the Laser Power to 20% and use a fast speed of > 100mm/s
Q5. Before cutting, you should make sure the following things are on and operating properly:
Q6. The laser cutter is on fire, which do you do first?
Turn off the laser cutter, air assist and ventilation.
Use the fire extinguisher
Ignore it and hope someone else deals with it first.
Q7. Which of the following is NOT a safety concern when using the laser cutter:
Pinching/crushing hands by moving gantry
Direct Laser Radiation from Laser
Scattered white light from the cutting surface
Q8. Which of the following should be done if the laser cutter is broken:
Leave a detailed note on the machine with your name & contact info
Send a detailed e-mail to the email@example.com describing the issue and how it happened.
Take it apart and try to fix it yourself.
Nothing, someone else will figure it out.
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