Considerations for Replacing Laser Parts

What parts tend to wear out the fastest?

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Laser systems typically come with a warranty on the laser system itself, including all parts. However, it’s never a bad idea to have a few replacement parts on hand, such as an extra lens and perhaps an X-axis belt.

Lenses can crack or break if they are not cleaned properly or if the laser is engraving/cutting while it is not properly focused. The X-axis parts control the side-to-side engraving motion of the laser. After extended periods of continuous use at high speeds, these parts can begin to wear and tear. For this reason, having a spare belt on hand helps ensure you’re never down for long.

Some users opt to create a “maintenance budget” where they set aside a certain amount from every job and put that money away specifically for future parts costs.


Amy Dallman

Epilog Laser

Amy Dallman is the marketing communications specialist for Epilog Laser. In this role, she creates a variety of content including blog posts, sample club instructions, eNewsletters, and more.

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