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Laser Cutter - GOLDEN LASER NgYAG 1300 x 2500

Aliases “The YAG”, “pewpewpew”, “thiccasaurus”, “Metal Laser Cutter”
Other References
Official Maintainer Joshua Hogendorn

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Machine is non functional, we've brought it on site but have not set anything up.

03/09/2020 Joshua Hogendorn

This machine requires induction.

Induction TBD

PLACEHOLDER: This is where you can document the usage practices for the machine generally. If this section gets very long, then it should be part of a canvas course for induction. Don't document maintenance procedures here, please do that below in the maintenance section. Delete this line.

Similar units can be viewed in action on the manufacturers web site. https://www.goldenfiberlaser.com/video-categories/open-type-fiber-laser-cutting-machine-gf-series/

PLACEHOLDER: There is a large collection of PPE Icons in the “resources” folder. Please update these two columns with appropriate PPE recommendations. Columns of the tables are “Recommended/Required/Warning/Maintenance”, PPE Icon and Description. Delete this line.

Recommended We recommend hearing protection.
Recommended Please wear goggles or a face shield
Recommended We recommend the use of a respirator
Required Enclosed shoes are required, no open sandals, thongs etc
Warning Gloves are PPE against your material (splinters, resin etc) but are hazardous around the saw. Please carefully evaluate your use of gloves
Maintenance Disconnect power to the saw before performing maintenance, including blade changes

PLACEHOLDER: Please fill out this table with all relevant machine specifications. The manufacturers website usually gives a good list. Delete this line.

Name Value
Attribute A 305mm
Attribute B 1600 mm x 270 mm
Attribute C 3.0 hp

PLACEHOLDER: Please copy the two WRAP blocks below for each file you upload relevant to this machine. This should be the manual at a minimum. Delete this line.



  • Yan Liang
  • Overseas service manager
  • T: +86 27 82944108
  • M: +86 15926499449
  • E: yanliang_laser@qq.com


Date Description Workaround Proposed Remediation
01/01/2020 PLACEHOLDER Describe the problem PLACEHOLDER Describe the workaround currently in place Placeholder Describe a proposed fix or solution
Date Modified By Description Remediation Cost
05/10/2020 Eris Removed HDD from computer Replaced HDD in computer, copy is now in laptop box in server room. You owe me a 1Tb mechanical HDD at some stage.
01/01/2020 PLACEHOLDER NAME PLACEHOLDER Describe what happened PLACEHOLDER Describe how it was fixed or modified PLACEHOLDER document the cost of the change
Image Category Accessory Name & Notes Location Buy from
PLACEHOLDER Image, 100 width PLACEHOLDER Category of accessory PLACEHOLDER Accessory Name
PLACEHOLDER Description and usage notes for accessory
PLACEHOLDER Describe location of accessory PLACEHOLDER Link to where it was bought from
Image Category Accessory Name & Notes Location Buy from
Image Optics Xenon Lamp
The lamps that excite the crystal
- Email Manufacturer, $100USDea
Image Optics Full/Half Reflect Lense
- Email Manufacturer, $20USDea
Image Optics Beam Extender
- Email Manufacturer, $120USDea
Image Optics Protect Lense
- Email Manufacturer, $30USDea
Image Optics YAG Crystal Rod
- Email Manufacturer, $3000USDea
Interval Task
PLACEHOLDER Pick one: Daily/Weekly/Monthly/Quarterly/Biannual/Annual PLACEHOLDER Description of maintenance task and any relevant parameters

PLACEHOLDER A RACI is an important documentation process to let people know what ACTIONS can happen, and who needs to be Responsible, Accountable, Consulted and Informed for each ACTION. Delete this line.

Task / Action Executive Cause Leader
Cause Team
Named Maintainer Trainers Cause Membership Implementer
Modification and Repairs - AC C I I I R
Induction changes C RACI RC I I I R

PLACEHOLDER: Risk assessment is important to ensure we are making tools available to members in a responsible fashion. Please make every effort to do a reasonable risk assessment. If there is a safety incident with the tool, please redo a risk assessment and add it to the table.

Ref / ID Pre-Mitigation Mitigations / Warnings / Remedies Post Mitigation
Risk Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Risk Severity Risk Likelyhood Risk Level Acceptable to Proceed
0001 PLACEHOLDER DEATH Intolerable Probable 11 PLACEHOLDER Induction to train users in correct usage Low Improbable 1
Ref / ID Decision Details Impact Proposed Date Proposed By Status Approved By Date Resulting Actions and Comments
0001 Decided to purchase Brings the laser onsite 18/08/20 JH Approved Membership 18/08/20 We bought the laser for $20,000
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