Laser-cut plastics have endless applications. Artists and professionals alike use Full Spectrum Laser systems to cut and engrave a wide variety of plastics. Acrylic is one of the most commonly used stock materials in laser cutting and engraving, finding uses in rapid prototyping, jewelry, and production signage. Other plastics, such as Delrin, are engineering-grade plastics suitable for end-use in industrial machinery. Please know that depending on the type of plastic, some materials can produce toxic smoke and fumes.
Below you can find the compatible power of tube that comes preinstalled in your machine.
|40W CO2||90W CO2||150W CO2||1064nm Fiber Galvo|
|Acrylic (all types)||Cuts/Engrave||Cuts/Engrave||Cuts/Engrave||Marks non-transparent|
|Polycarbonate||Not recommended||Not recommended||Not recommended||Marks black (clear ok)|
|Polyurethane||Cuts (rough)||Cuts (rough)||Cuts (rough)||-|
|UHMW / HDPE||Cuts/Engrave||Cuts/Engrave||Cuts/Engrave||-|