This article is for Nova series machines.


Proper care and routine maintenance of the machine will ensure optimal performance over a long service life.

DAILY CHECK LIST

☑ Focus lens

WEEKLY CHECK LIST

☑ Reflector

☑ Laser combiner

☑ Keep machine clean

MONTHLY CHECK LIST

☑ Rails and Screws

☑ Laser beam path

☑ Exhaust fan

☑ Water Chiller


● DAILY CHECK LIST

• Focus lens

1.Remove the laser head                2. Divide the laser head

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3. Remove the focus lens with the tool           4. Clean the lens with lens cloth

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Note: The direction of focus lens mounting please refer to below picture:

● WEEKLY CHECK LIST

• Reflector

Use a lens cloth and lens cleaner to keep all mirrors clean
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• Laser beam combiner

Use a lens cloth and lens cleaner to keep combiner lens clean.
Maintenance manual for Thunder laser cutter

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• Keep machine clean

Remove these small pieces that fall into the honeycomb table and collected in the machine using small brush or vacuum cleaner.
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● MONTHLY CHECK LIST

• Rails and Screws

Add lubricant oil (or Rust Preventative Grease) to all rails on X&Y axis.

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Maintenance manual for Thunder laser cutter

Add lubricant oil (or Rust Preventative Grease) to four Z axis screws

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• Laser path

1. Mirror alignment;

When the laser head move to four corners of the working table, please check if the laser beam lasers to the same position on the third reflective mirror.

Maintenance manual for Thunder laser cutter

2. Vertical alignment;

When the laser head moves to four corners of the working table, please check if the laser beam can vertically go through the 10mm acrylic.

Maintenance manual for Thunder laser cutter

Please check laser beam path according to the video below.

• Exhaust fan

Clean the air intake

Maintenance manual for Thunder laser cutter

• Water chiller

Change the pure (distilled) water and clean the filters;

Note: if water drains slowly from drainage nozzle during water changing, please open the water supply inlet.

Maintenance manual for Thunder laser cutter

More detail please refer to the Chapter 5 Maintenance of User’s Manual.

Nova Series Unified Owner’s Manual (US)