Monday, 1 March 2021  |  Admin

After a normal day of cutting the previous day, we powered up Lowry to begin a new days work and started up the laser as normal.Lou was busy working in Da Vinci on designs when she got a frantic phone call from Ali:Ali: “Lou, there’s something wrong with the Laser. It’s making a funny buzzing noise and wont cut anything?”Lou: “Is it the tube? – has it blown?”Ali: “I don’t know, come and help, we need to take it all apart”Lou: “F!!@*****!!!K” with finance head on pondering how much money this is going to take to fixLou arrives and Ali, at the technical end of the machine, prodding wires gingerly, sighs – the tube is firing like it is a van der graaf generator and nothing much is happening at the business end….And so the fix has to begin