CO2 laser settings

  CO2 Laser Cutter / Engraver Settings For Common Materials (click arrows)

ACRYLIC - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 25 350 .065 ANY
100W 20 350 .065 ANY
150W 15 350 .065 ANY
ACRYLIC - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 80 10 N/A 1/4"
100W 75 15 N/A 1/4"
150W 65 20 N/A 1/4"
Anodized Aluminum - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 35 325 .065 ANY
100W 20 325 .065 ANY
150W 15 325 .065 ANY
Balsa Wood - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 25 350 .065 Any
100W 20 350 .065 Any
150W 15 350 .065 Any
Balsa Wood - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 60 25 N/A 1/8"
100W 55 25 N/A 1/8"
150W 40 25 N/A 1/8"
Bass Wood - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 35 350 .065 Any
100W 25 350 .065 Any
150W 20 350 .065 Any
Bass Wood - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 60 25 N/A 1/8"
100W 55 25 N/A 1/8"
150W 40 25 N/A 1/8"
Birch Wood - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 35 350 .065 Any
100W 25 350 .065 Any
150W 20 350 .065 Any
Birch Wood - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 80 10 N/A 1/4"
100W 70 15 N/A 1/4"
150W 65 20 N/A 1/4"
Birch Plywood - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 30 350 .065 Any
100W 25 350 .065 Any
150W 20 350 .065 Any
Birch Plywood - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 85 10 N/A 1/4"
100W 75 15 N/A 1/4"
150W 70 20 N/A 1/4"
Cardboard - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 25 350 .065 Any
100W 20 350 .065 Any
150W 15 350 .065 Any
Cardboard - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 70 15 N/A 1/4"
100W 60 15 N/A 1/4"
150W 50 15 N/A 1/4"
Ceramic - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 65 350 .065 Any
100W 40 350 .065 Any
150W 27 350 .065 Any
Glass - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 27 325 .065 Any
100W 25 325 .065 Any
150W 20 325 .065 Any
Granite - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 40 275 .065 Any
100W 25 275 .065 Any
150W 18 275 .065 Any
Leather - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 25 350 .065 Any
100W 18 350 .065 Any
150W 15 350 .065 Any
Leather - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 85 10 N/A 1/8"
100W 75 12 N/A 1/8"
150W 70 15 N/A 1/8"
Powder-coated Metal - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 35 325 .065 Any
100W 20 325 .065 Any
150W 15 325 .065 Any
Mirror - Back-side; Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 30 325 .065 Any
100W 20 325 .065 Any
150W 15 325 .065 Any
Paper - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 15 20 N/A 1/100"
100W 15 25 N/A 1/100"
150W 15 30 N/A 1/100"
Romark - Multi-colored; Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 25 350 .065 Any
100W 20 350 .065 Any
150W 15 350 .065 Any
Rubber - Engraving
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 30 350 .065 Any
100W 20 350 .065 Any
150W 15 350 .065 Any
Rubber - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 85 10 N/A 1/8"
100W 75 12 N/A 1/8"
150W 70 15 N/A 1/8"
Foam - Cutting
WATTSPOWER %SPEED(mm/s)INTERVAL / SCAN GAP (mm)THICKNESS
65W 60 25 N/A 1/4"
100W 55 25 N/A 1/4"
150W 40 25 N/A 1/4"