I am going to show you how I get all my signs set up for the plasma cam to cut.
I wont have pictures of it actually cutting but I'll show the steps needed to get everything ready for the plasmacam to cut it.
You will need a plasma cutter and also the plasma cam software.
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Step 1: Find a Photo AND Save
- Find a picture you like!
- Logos are the easiest to work with, so I took the cubs logo.
- Then after you find the pic you want cut out of metal save it to your computer
Step 2: Open Up Your File in Paint
- Open your file in paint
Step 3: Save It As a Monochrome Bitmap File
- Save make sure its a monochrome bitmap file
Step 4: Open the Plasma Cam Software and Upload Your File
Step 5: Convert All Cut Paths
- This just makes the plasma cutter able to know where to cut, note: you will have to do this or it wont cut
Step 6: Save the File and Take It to Your PlasmaCam and CUT!
Its that simple!