Early Stages

A project log for Badgemaker - Name Tag Fabrication Made Easy!

This machine allows children to get into touch with the personal fabrication technology by enabling them to create their own name tags.

Moritz MesserschmidtMoritz Messerschmidt 10/15/2017 at 21:350 Comments
At the beginning it was intended to a create a laser engraving machine (prototyping sketches below), but it quickly turned out that a small laser would not be powerful enough to engrave acrylic glass. Because of that a third axis had to be considered. But as the milling tool would be to heavy for the third axis it was now decided to move the working piece.