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 ====== Usage ====== ====== Usage ======
  
-1. Inspect area for environmental hazards. Do not use the plasma cutter if there is water on the floor, or if the machine looks damaged in any way. Contact ​Ryan Melshenker ​or Kyle Werner with any questions about machine maintenance.\\+1. Inspect area for environmental hazards. Do not use the plasma cutter if there is water on the floor, or if the machine looks damaged in any way. Contact ​Elliot Katz or Kyle Werner with any questions about machine maintenance.\\
 2. Drain the air compressor.\\ 2. Drain the air compressor.\\
 3. Ensure water table is filled to within 1/4" of the top of the slats.\\ 3. Ensure water table is filled to within 1/4" of the top of the slats.\\
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 5. Using a USB flash storage device, move your .DXF or .SVG files into a folder with your name on the desktop. Files left on the desktop will be deleted. 5. Using a USB flash storage device, move your .DXF or .SVG files into a folder with your name on the desktop. Files left on the desktop will be deleted.
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 6. Open your vector file in SheetCAM 6. Open your vector file in SheetCAM
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 7. Convert the vector file into toolpaths using the Plasma Cut operation. Ensure the selected '​tool'​ matches the workpiece. 7. Convert the vector file into toolpaths using the Plasma Cut operation. Ensure the selected '​tool'​ matches the workpiece.
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 8. Export the G-Code. Save under your folder. 8. Export the G-Code. Save under your folder.
-9. Open G-Code in CommandCNC + 
-10. Click '​E-Stop Active'​ to enable the motor controller.+9. Open G-Code in CommandCNC 10. Click '​E-Stop Active'​ to enable the motor controller. 
 11. Home the X and Y axis to establish a machine zero. 11. Home the X and Y axis to establish a machine zero.
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