We invite you to check the results of the PLH3D 2.8 W Laser Head test for various materials. Although it is the low power laser head offered by Opt Lasers, as you can see it cuts through even the 5 mm thick balsa and the 4 mm thick hardwood plywood.

Balsa (5 mm)

Balsa 4 mm

Material: Balsa

Thickness: 5 mm

Speed: 25 mm/s

Number of passes: 5 (1 mm step)

Focus distance: 60 mm

Binder board (2.3 mm)

Binder board (3 mm)
Material: Binder board

Thickness: 2.3 mm

Speed: 5 mm/s

Number of passes: 8 (0.5 mm step)

Focus distance: 60 mm

5-layer cardboard (5 mm)

5-layer cardboard (5 mm)

Material: 5-layer cardboard

Thickness: 5 mm

Speed: 10 mm/s

Number of passes: 4 (1.25 mm step)

Focus distance: 60 mm

Rubber (0.5mm)

Rubber

Material: Rubber

Thickness: 0.5 mm

Speed: 15 mm/s

Number of passes: 3 (0.25 mm step)

Focus distance: 60 mm

Fiber-reinforced foil (0.2mm)

Fiber-reinforced foil (0,2mm)

Material: Fiber-reinforced foil

Thickness: 0.2 mm

Speed: 7 mm/s

Number of passes: 1

Focus distance: 60 mm

Fiber-reinforced foil – dark (0.3mm)

42
Material: Fiber-reinforced foil – dark

Thickness: 0.3 mm

Speed: 3 mm/s

Number of passes: 1

Focus distance: 60 mm

Tablecloth (0.25mm)

44

Material: Tablecloth

Thickness: 0.25 mm

Speed: 4 mm/s

Number of passes: 1

Focus distance: 60 mm

Jeans (0.5 mm)

57

Material: Jeans

Thickness: 0.5 mm

Speed: 8 mm/s

Number of passes: 1

Focus distance: 60 mm

T-shirt (0.5mm)

59

Material: T-shirt

Thickness: 0,5 mm

Speed: 25 mm/s

Number of passes: 1

Focus distance: 60 mm

Hardwood plywood (4 mm)

8
Material: Hardwood plywood

Thickness: 4 mm

Speed: 7.5 mm/s

Number of passes: 14 (0.3 mm step)

Focus distance: 60 mm

Full grain leather (1.5 mm)

14
Material: Full grain leather

Thickness: 1.5 mm

Speed: 2.5 mm/s

Number of passes: 3 (0.75 mm step)

Focus distance: 60 mm

Silicon pad (0.3 mm)

70

Material: Silicon pad

Thickness: 0.3 mm

Speed: 5 mm/s

Number of passes: 4 (one position)

Focus distance: 90 mm

Polyfoam (24 mm)

Polyfoam (24mm)(#1) 2mm.s step 12mm (2 passes) Focus 60mm

Material: Polyfoam

Thickness: 24 mm

Speed: 2 mm/s

Number of passes: 2 (12 mm step)

Focus distance: 60 mm