CO2 laser tubes – everything you need to know

CO2 lasers tubes have been around for a long time (since the sixties) and are still the most widely used type of laser tubes. Their efficiency, high continuous power, versatility, and cost have allowed them to find its application in many different industries as well as hobby applications, especially with…

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Laser cutter advantages and disadvantages (vs CNC router, 3D printer)

With advancements in technology, CNC (Computer Numeric Control) machines have become standard in modern manufacturing. All these machines use similar principles for motion control, but they do operate in different ways and each of them has its advantages and disadvantages. No CNC machine does everything perfectly. In this particular article,…

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Buying a CO2 laser cutter – how much power do you really need?

Laser cutters are usually defined by their working area in (mm or inches) and rated power (in watts). While picking working area is pretty straightforward (for most people), deciding on wattage is a different story. This is where variables like tube type, brand, materials and few others come into play.…

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