Does Glowforge Basic cut acrylic?

The Glowforge is a quality desktop laser that will cut and engrave many types of material, including acrylic.

What kind of acrylic can Glowforge cut?

Glowforge can cut wood, fabric, leather, paper, Plexiglas (acrylic), Delrin (acetal), mylar, rubber, Corian, foods, and more.

What is the difference between cast and extruded acrylic?

There are two types of acrylic materials based on the production process. They are cast acrylic and extruded acrylic. The main difference between cast and extruded acrylic is that cast acrylic is produced by mixing the acrylic liquid ingredients in molds whereas extruded acrylic is produced by an extrusion method.

What is the thickest Glowforge can cut?

What is the thickest material Glowforge can cut? Glowforge performs well with many materials 1/4″ and less on a single pass. It can accommodate material as thick as 1/2″, but may require multiple passes or flipping the material over. For engraving, you can remove the tray and insert objects as thick as 2”.

What can I cut with the Glowforge Basic?

The Glowforge Basic can etch and cut multiple materials easily, including acrylic, leather, paper, rubber, and wood. It can engrave all of these materials as well, along with anodized metal, ceramic, glass, and stone. Glowforge sells its own cutting materials, like acrylic and wood, under the name Proofgrade.


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