This machine is an excellent choice for medium-large volume woodworking. The 130W laser beam is capable of cutting deep: up to ¾" on a single pass. The workspace of this laser cutter fits a large A0 size sheet. Additionally, this device comes with free dedicated software.
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Pro Perfect for cutting thick wooden plates
This is a powerful laser cutter. Its CO2 tube can generate a 130 W laser beam. If focused correctly, the beam can cut through ¾" plywood on a single pass. The 130W of cutting power is just right for wood cutting, as more powerful lasers will ignite the wooden workpieces.
Pro Excellent precision
This is a very high precision machine, it has an accuracy of 0.4 mil (2500 dots per inch). This cutting precision is perfect for woodworking.
Pro Large working area
The working area of this laser cutter is 55" x 35". This is noticeably more than the 12" x 20" building areas offered by hobby series FSL and Glowforge machines. This CNCShop laser cutter will comfortably fit a standard A0 sheet (33.1" x 46.8").
Pro Router rotary attachment for cutting cylindrical objects
This laser cutter is capable of cutting cylindrical shaped objects. The only thing required to do it is getting a $219.99 router rotary attachment. It is entirely compatible with all the CNCShop laser cutters and engravers and the software is prepared to use this function. This accessory can be used for operations such as cutting or engraving pipes, glasses, and bottles.
Con Expect to buy a water chiller
Initially, the CO2 laser tube of the machine is cooled with the aid of an included water pump. However, this system has a problem, since water in a reservoir heats up quickly, reducing the efficiency of the cooling system. Adding a chiller to the loop ensures that the water is 'chilled' before entering the CO2 laser tube, thus, enhancing the cooling performance.