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Table of examples of parameters for laser cutting and engraving


Endurance Test Results Summary (8 watt laser) ver. 1 made by Graham Ham (PDF)




Laser cutting parameters – power, amount of repeats.

Comparison between of 2.1W (2100 mw) and 3.5W (3500 mw) diode lasers

MaterialThickness (mm)Laser (power)Engraving (yes/no)A cutting (yes/no)Notes
Plywood12.1 WYesYesFor cutting many passes needed
Plywood (5 layers)22.1 WYesYesFor cutting many passes needed
Plywood (3 layers)32.1 WYes YesFor cutting many passes needed
Plywood3,52.1 WYes
Transparent acrylic32.1 WYesNoBacking board needed
Non-transparent acrylic35 WYesYes
Cardboard12.1 WYesYesSeveral passes needed
Denim22.1 WYesThe high speed needed (500)
Leather22.1 WYesThe high speed needed (500)
Leather belt inside42.1 WYesThe high speed needed (500)
Laser rubber2,3 2.1 W Yes
Plastic FlexiColor (Rowmark)0,5 2.1 W YesYes4 passes are needed for cutting
Non-transparent acrylic 33 WYesNo
Tinted acrylic 33 WYesNo
Anodized aluminum –3 WYesNo
Brown cardboard 0,453 WYesYes
Brown cardboard 23 WYesYes
Double-sided corrugated board 33 WYesYes
Fabric – cotton 0,273 WYesNo
Fabric (Tyvek) –3 WNoYes
High-density foam – LD45103 WYesYes
Vegetable leather3,503 WYesNo
Vegetable leather13 WYesYes
Vegetable leather2,53 WYesNo
Glossy paper230 gsm3 WYes
Photocopying paper80 gsm3 WYesYes
Paper cards230 gsm3 WYesYes
Mat surface polyester –3 WNo
Black synthetical rubber 33 WYesNo
Wood – balsa (of middle density) 1,53 WYesYes
Wood – balsa (of low density) 53 WYesYes
Wood  – birch 3 layers 1,53 WYesYes
Wood – maple 23 WYesNo
Wood MDF 33 WYesYes
Wood – poplar laminated (3 layers) 33 WYesYes

Florian Kelsh from Fizzle Grafix

Plywood laser cutting and making a nice piece of art using 10 watt Endurance laser


Laser cutting and laser engraving for home and for business
Advantages of Endurance lasers

High-quality standard

Multi-level testing system.
Industrial components.

Ultra reliable

The guaranteed duration of the continuous operation ~48-72 hours.

True continuous power output

Our products have the rated power output as advertised – unlike Chinese analogues.

TTL mode

Can be turned on and off with 3.5-24V.
Variable power output.

Plug and play

Universal and compatible mount.
Compatible with most 3D printers and CNC machines.

Friendly return policy

Do not like the laser?
Simply return within 30 days and get a full refund.

Laser attachments and laser engraving (marking) machines
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All our lasers are tested and could work up to 10000 hours.

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