Originally Posted by laserman
there is a public prototypeing/hobbiest/artist group here in ottawa that has gotten a cnc laser cutter and i asked if they would be able to cut foam and they said yes if there is no issues of it affecting the system and the air quaility ie fumes etc. The question i have is there large amount of fumes smoke from cutting out on our favourite building material that we have to worry about,
You must ventilate the fumes if cutting Depron or FFF with a laser. The fumes are toxic and unpleasant. Most commercial lasers have an outlet in the cabinet for venting.