LongMill Lasers for LongMill CNC

Transform your LongMill CNC with Opt Lasers' diverse range of laser engraver kits, with powers of 6W, 15W or 45W to broaden your CNC router's functionality. Opt Lasers provides comprehensive engraver kits, complete with everything you need to mount the laser onto your CNC router. The integration of advanced PLH3D-series laser heads with LongMill machines paves the way for intricate carving and laser engraving projects.

These enhancements are set to transform woodworking practices for both commercial enterprises and hobbyist projects alike. We achieved this with our PLH3D-series lasers for LongMill. Sienci Labs, based in Waterloo, Ontario, is the innovative manufacturer behind the LongMill CNC machine. This machine, known for its versatility and ease of use, offers users the ability to cut and engrave a wide range of materials. It stands out in the market for its robust design, large working area, and compatibility with various add-ons, enhancing its functionality for a broad spectrum of projects. Sienci Labs upholds principles of affordability, accessibility, and community engagement, putting CNC machines into the hands of creators worldwide.

Benefits offered by Opt Lasers for the first time on this market.

5-year Opt Lasers Warranty
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Lifetime Technical Support
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Optional Collision or Laser Head Drop Insurance
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Opt Lasers Plug&Play Upgrade Kits for LongMill

The highest performace 45W optical power and best laser kit available for LongMill:

  • $1,799.00 $2,199.00 -$400.00 lead time 2 weeks
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    LongMill PLH3D-XT8 Laser Upgrade Kit Specs: 45W Optical Power, HD 125DPI 180um spot, max wood cutting thickness 20mm (¾” ) Best For: CO2-like Ultra High Speed Cutting and Engraving, Thick Materials Cutting Includes: Laser Head, Air Nozzle, CNC Adapter Pro, Laser Safety ...

    $1,799.00 $2,199.00 -$400.00
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    lead time 2 weeks

For other laser upgrades for LongMill machines go to our LongMill Laser Upgrade Shop Category.

LongMill CNC and Opt Lasers Synergy - LongMill Laser

The synergy between the LongMill CNC machine and the PLH3D-XT8 laser head offers a powerful combination for precision cutting and engraving, making it a compelling upgrade for LongMill users looking for enhanced capabilities.

Precision and Power. The PLH3D-XT8 stands out with its 45W of maximum optical power, enabling it to cut through materials like 15mm wood with exceptional speed and precision, and even thicker materials with multiple passes. Its advanced features, such as the superior focus depth, integrated air-assist nozzle, and two operating modes for grayscale and full-power cutting, make it versatile for a wide range of applications

Integration Ease. Ease of installation is a key feature of the PLH3D-XT8, making it an accessible upgrade for LongMill CNC users. The laser head comes with a comprehensive kit, including a mount, height reference tool, and all necessary wiring, ensuring a straightforward setup process. This user-friendly approach allows CNC enthusiasts to quickly add laser capabilities to their existing setup, expanding their creative and production possibilities without extensive modifications.

Enhanced Safety Features. Safety is paramount when operating high-power laser equipment. Sienci Labs emphasizes the importance of safety precautions when using lasers, and the PLH3D-XT8 addresses this with an integrated signaling LED that indicates when the laser is armed and ready to fire. This feature is essential for preventing accidental activation and ensuring operator safety. Additionally, the LED serves as an overheating warning, automatically shutting down the laser if temperatures exceed safe limits, thereby protecting both the user and the equipment.

For those looking to enhance their LongMill CNC machine with advanced laser capabilities, the PLH3D-XT8 offers a compelling mix of power, precision, and safety, provided the necessary precautions and settings adjustments are made to ensure a safe and efficient operation.

Best Laser Engraver for Woodworking

Mounting the PLH3D-XT8 laser head onto the LongMill CNC machine transforms it into a versatile tool for woodworking, offering the ability to execute intricate designs and smooth cuts on a variety of woods including oak, pine, and other hardwoods, as well as effortlessly slicing through softer materials like balsa and MDF. This enhancement not only broadens the creative scope for producing ornate artworks but also functional items, with the ability to tweak the depth, shade, and clarity of engravings by adjusting the laser's power, focal length, speed, and number of passes. Its user-friendly design is particularly appealing to hobbyists, bringing high-level woodworking projects within reach.

laser cutting with LongMill machine

Opt Lasers 6W on LongMill CNC.

Cutting & Engraving Wood with LongMill CNC Laser 

The effectiveness of the LongMill Laser Upgrade Kits in wood cutting and engraving is significantly affected by the wood's characteristics, including its type, hardness, moisture content, and texture. Woods like balsa and high-grade plywood, known for their uniformity, are particularly compatible with laser processes. High-grade plywood, which typically features a lightweight balsa core encased by harder wood layers, offers a consistent surface ideal for laser applications. The efficiency and uniformity in laser cutting these types of wood are due to their smooth and defect-free composition. When choosing wood for laser-based projects, it's important to assess the material's uniformity. Although some balsa variants are economical, they may contain sections of denser wood, potentially hindering the laser cutting efficiency. Similarly, for high-grade plywood, the consistency of the material is paramount to achieve the best laser cutting or engraving outcomes.

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What Accessories are included in the LongMill Laser Upgrade Kits?

Our laser heads are compatible with various accessories available in our offerings, providing versatility and upgrading performance options for your laser CNC upgrade kit. Each kit specifies the included accessories, ensuring clarity about what comes with your purchase.

The accessories listed below are commonly used with our laser heads:

The High-Pressure Air Assist Nozzle

High-Pressure Air Assist Nozzle

The High-Pressure Air Assist Nozzle speeds up laser cutting and engraving by up to 6.5 times, and also greatly improves the quality of the processed material. By using the High-Pressure Air Assist Nozzle, the resulting material will have noticeably higher quality and uniform and well-defined features.

The LaserDock magnetic laser

LaserDock Magnetic Docking Station

Thanks to the LaserDock equipped with the laser attachment, you can effortlessly dismantle the laser unit when you are finished engraving or laser cutting. A clean focusing lens ensures consistent optical performance during subsequent laser cutting and engraving jobs. Keeping it clean also extends its lifespan.

Magnetic LaserDock PRO

Magnetic LaserDock PRO

The Magnetic LaserDock PRO is designed to streamline operations with simultaneous connections for electricity and compressed air. Equipped with a safety disconnection feature, it prevents hazardous vertical collisions, ensuring workplace safety. Its heavy-duty mounting capability accommodates even the heaviest laser heads, while gold-plated, spring-loaded pins ensure protected and reliable connections. Enjoy rapid attachment or removal of the laser head in mere seconds for efficient workflow.

PLH3D-CNC Adapter Pro

PLH3D-CNC Adapter

Our PLH3D-CNC Adapter serves as a versatile interface and safety unit connected in between a CNC machine and a high-performance PLH3D laser head. Many types of CNC machines and 3D printers with different control voltage standards and levels available on the market may be used to control the PLH3D head. The PLH3D-CNC Adapter converts all these signals to the standard compatible with the PLH3D-series laser.

Laser Safety Glasses

Laser Safety Glasses

Protect your eyes with our CE-rated 450 nm Laser Safety Glasses. Offering 50% Visible Light Transmission for clear visibility, they boast a High Optical Density (OD) rating of 7+ across the 190 nm to 540 nm range. Effectively reduce harm from diffusely reflected laser radiation and safeguard against blue laser exposure..

The High-Pressure Air Assist Nozzle

Laser Safety Window

Perfect for CNC machine enclosures, our Laser Safety Window blocks deep ultraviolet, blue, and green light, enhancing overall safety. With a rating of OD 6+ across the range of 190 to 540 nm, it provides comprehensive protection. Plus, it's available in various sizes to suit your needs.

The High-Pressure Air Assist Nozzle

Mount and Height Reference Tool

Achieve precise laser head adjustments effortlessly with our Height Reference Tool. Securely attach your laser head or docking station with the sturdy aluminum Mount, complete with all necessary screws included. Avoid hidden costs and enjoy straightforward setup.

The High-Pressure Air Assist Nozzle

Power Supply and Wiring

All necessary wiring is provided for seamless connectivity, compatible with international outlets (US, AU, and Europe). Benefit from a high-quality, low-noise power supply designed to streamline setup and enhance user experience with the Opt Lasers Kit. No hidden costs involved.

Explore Boundless Creativity: Inspiration Gallery

Visit our Inspiration page, where we showcase the possibilities offered by using our blue laser heads for LongMill.

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