Laser Settings

I use a Boss LS-1630 100W CO2 laser. Here are some settings that I find work well for various materials.

Cut

MaterialThickness (inches)NotePower (%)Speed (mm/s)
Acrylic1/82075
Acrylic1/41575
Birch Plywood1/86520
Birch Plywood 1/47015
Birch Plywood 1/27010
Cork1/85060

Engrave

MaterialNotePower (%)Speed (mm/s)Scan Gap (mm)
Acrylic203500.065
Bamboo102000.065
Birch Plywood154000.065
Cork103100.065
Glass253250.065