Tip: If you cannot place your Glowforge within 8 feet of an openable window, simply add the Glowforge Air Filter.
What is GlowForge Plus?
GlowForge Plus is a powerful laser cutter and 3D engraver which brings your ideas to life. Its compact 3’ x 2’ footprint fits well in any craft space, workshop, or family area. After a simple setup ready in under 30 minutes, enjoy creating your own designs on a daily basis and show the world what makes you unique. Best part of that : GlowForge Plus is very intuitive to use.
First comes your idea. Sketch your pattern with a traditional pad and paper, create something on your preferred design software or choose your favorite picture. Drag and drop your file into the free web-based GlowForge software. Load material into the GlowForge. It can be wood, leather, paper, fabric, chocolate, or more! Choose your "printing" parameters and perfectly position design on the material with live preview thanks to built-in cameras. Eventually, hit print! No doubt you will create wonders, whether it is gifts, jewels, tailor-made home organizer, decoration and more.
GlowForge Plus helps you achieve your dreams
As easy to set up as to use, GlowForge Plus works with hundreds of materials and help you unleash your creativity. Create adorable tiny piece a easily as simply as larger ones with a 1/1000th inch precision, the size of a human hair! Thanks to faster motor speed and an upgraded optics system, GlowForge Plus is twice as fast as GlowForge Basic.
GlowForge Plus is ideal for crafters who want to print precisely, quickly and frequently. For professional needs, schools or fablab, who need to print faster and on very long material for bigger project without cool-down pauses, you may consider GlowForge Pro.
You can find the user manual here
The package includes all the accessories you need to go from unboxing to first print in under 30 minutes.
- 1 x Glowforge Plus
- 1 x Glowforge laser head with macro camera and autofocus
- 1 x Power cord
- 1 x Magnetic lens replacement tool
- 1 x Steel crumb tray
- 1 x 4" (10 cm) diameter Exhaust hose
- Ring clamps for hose connection
- $150 worth of Proofgrade™ materials such as Draftboard, Plywood, Hardwood, Acrylic or Leather.
- 1 x Glowforge Plus
38″ x 20.75″ x 8.25″ (965mm x 527mm x 210mm)
55 lbs (25 kg)
Recommended Operating Temperature:
110/220 VAC, 50 or 60 HZ outlet
800W peak power consumption
Wi-Fi required (2.4 GHz b/g/n and WPA2, WPA, WEP, or open)
With either the Glowforge Compact Filter, or an open-able window within 8 feet
Maximum material depth: 18" (455 mm)
Maximum material width: 20″ (515 mm),
Cutting area: approx. 11″ (279 mm) deep and 19.5″ (495 mm) wide
Maximum material height: 2″ (50mm)
Maximum material height with tray: 0.5″ (13mm)
Material Capability :
Can safely print on any laser-compatible material such as:
For cutting and engraving : wood, fabric, leather, paper, cardboard, plexiglass (acrylic), delrin (acetal), mylar, rubber, cork, sandpaper, foods, and more
For engraving only : glass, marble, rubber stamps, stone, ceramic tile, anodized aluminum, titanium, corian, and more
Web interface works on Mac, PC, Linux, and many mobile devices (internet required)
Supports JPG, PNG, SVG, PDF, and more
Wide Angle Camera — Mounted on the lid, provides a view of the entire printable area, accurate within 0.25" (6mm)
Macro Camera — Mounted on the head, provides extreme up-close information for autofocus, accurate within 0.004" (0.1mm)
One button print, autofocus, manual focus option, build-in LED lighting system inside the glowforge
Custom CO2 glass laser tube capable of continuous operation at 10,600 nm; rated at 45 watts.
No alignment required by user(factory calibrated optical system)
Enclosed optical path with cleanable and replaceable windows protects the laser optics to avoid replacement or realignment
Positioning precision to 0.001” (0.025mm)
Engraving up to 1355 DPI
Class 1 laser device with no special training required
Certified to UL/ANSI/IEC 60950-1-07 and CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 60950-1-07 (R16) by TUV Rhineland
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