Cost: 30.- / h
Area: 800mm x 1300mm
Skip this step if drawing for your job isn’t required
Zund 1 (F3 Enter)
Zund 2 (2 1 1 4 Enter)
Unlock the machine with your ETH card
(Zünd1) Turn on the machine by pressing F1 (1)
(Zund1) Confirm the error message with “ESC”
Place the material on the machine bed. When placing your material, please note the orientation of the X- & Y-Axis and the zero position.
If you want to use the pen please refer to the Pen Setup Tab above in this tutorial and ask a raplab staff member for help.
Cover up the area behind your material to ensure the vacuum power as we can only specify the vacuum width not the vacuum depth.
Open the “Zund_Template” (Desktop) in Rhino 7
Import your vector drawing (pdf, dxf, dgn) with the command “File” > “Import”
Check your vectors are the correct colour, Cut = Red (RGB 255,0,0), Engrave = Black (0,0,0), Pen = (RGB 0,0,255) by double clicking the coloured box (3) that corresponds to your layer.
Move your job inside the material boarder window. leaving a 5mm+ boarder around your workpiece
Click the send to Zuend button (1) in the Top left corner of the screen
Select your vectors. Confirm with enter
Follow the instruction in the command bar (2) pressing enter after inputting each setting
Press “on-line” (1) on the machine panel to start the task
Pause and continue the task with “online”
Contact a Raplab-Employee
This may because your material is too small and therefore hasn’t got enough surface area for the vacuum table to work properly. Cover up the area behind your material to solve this issue. Also make sure you have correctly set the vacuum width.
Select your vectors and click on the properties tab. Change display colour tab to By Layer.
Click on tools in the top menu and select “tool layout”. On the tool layout window. Scroll down and check the box next to “raplab”.