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CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart (25-200W)

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CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Acrylic

Material Acrylic
Thickness 3mm 5mm 8mm 1cm 15mm 20mm 25mm 30mm 35mm 40mm
25W Max Speed 8mm/s 4mm/s 1mm/s —— —— —— —— —— —— ——
Optimal speed 5mm/s 2mm/s —— —— —— —— —— —— —— ——
40W Max Speed 15mm/s 8mm/s 4mm/s 3mm/s —— —— —— —— —— ——
Optimal speed 10mm/s 5mm/s 2mm/s —— —— —— —— —— —— ——
60W Max Speed 20mm/s 10mm/s 5mm/s 4mm/s 2mm/s 1mm/s —— —— —— ——
Optimal speed 15mm/s 7mm/s 3mm/s 2mm/s 0.8mm/s 0.3mm/s —— —— —— ——
80W Max Speed 25mm/s 12mm/s 9mm/s 6mm/s 3mm/s 1.5mm/s 0.5mm/s —— —— ——
Optimal speed 20mm/s 8mm/s 5mm/s 3mm/s 1.5mm/s 0.5mm/s 0.2mm.s —— —— ——
100W Max Speed 30mm/s 15mm/s 10mm/s 7mm/s 4mm/s 2mm/s 0.8mm/s 0.3mm/s —— ——
Optimal speed 25mm/s 10mm/s 6mm/s 4mm/s 2mm/s 0.7mm/s 0.3mm/s —— —— ——
130W Max Speed 35mm/s 17mm/s 12mm/s 8mm/s 5mm/s 3mm/s 1mm/s 0.5mm/s 0.2mm/s ——
Optimal speed 30mm/s 12mm/s 8mm/s 5mm/s 3mm/s 1mm/s 0.4mm/s 0.3mm/s —— ——
150W Max Speed 40mm/s 21mm/s 15mm/s 11mm/s 7mm/s 4mm/s 1.8mm/s 0.8mm/s 0.4mm/s 0.1mm/s
Optimal speed 35mm/s 15mm/s 10mm/s 7mm/s 4mm/s 1.5mm/s 0.8mm/s 0.5mm/s 0.1mm/s ——
180W Max Speed 45mm/s 25mm/s 18mm/s 16mm/s 9mm/s 5mm/s 2.5mm/s 1.3mm/s 0.6mm/s 0.2mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s 18mm/s 12mm/s 10mm/s 6mm/s 2mm/s 1.2mm/s 0.8mm/s 0.3mm/s 0.1mm/s
200W Max Speed 55mm/s 30mm/s 25mm/s 20mm/s 11mm/s 7mm/s 5mm/s 3mm/s 1mm/s 0.5mm/s
Optimal speed 45mm/s 25mm/s 15mm/s 13mm/s 8mm/s 4mm/s 3mm/s 1.5mm/s 0.7mm/s 0.3mm/s

Acrylic cutting should pay attention to air flow control, and the air blowing on the material surface should be smaller or side blowing, so as to ensure the smoothness of acrylic; There shall be air flow at the bottom of the material to prevent fire.

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Die Cutting & Creasing Plate

Material Die cutting & creasing plate
Thickness 15mm 18mm 20mm
25W Max Speed —— —— ——
Optimal speed —— —— ——
40W Max Speed —— —— ——
Optimal speed —— —— ——
60W Max Speed —— —— ——
Optimal speed —— —— ——
80W Max Speed —— —— ——
Optimal speed —— —— ——
100W Max Speed —— —— ——
Optimal speed —— —— ——
130W Max Speed 4mm/s 2mm/s ——
Optimal speed 3mm/s 1.2mm/s ——
150W Max Speed 6mm/s 4mm/s 2.5mm/s
Optimal speed 4.5mm/s 2.5mm/s 1.8mm/s
180W Max Speed 8mm/s 5mm/s 3.5mm/s
Optimal speed 6mm/s 3.5mm/s 2.5mm/s
200W Max Speed 11mm/s 8mm/s 6mm/s
Optimal speed 9mm/s 6mm/s 4.5mm/s

The focus and air flow control shall be paid attention to when cutting the die cutting & creasing plate. The larger the air flow is, the faster the cutting speed is, the smaller the air outlet hole is, and the greater the force acting on the unit area of the material is; It is recommended to use a focusing lens with a focal length of more than 100mm, so that the focal depth is long and the knife seam accuracy can be better achieved.

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Density Board (high density board)

Material Density board (high density board)
Thickness 3mm 5mm 10mm 15mm 18mm
25W Max Speed 5mm/s 2mm/s —— —— ——
Optimal speed 3.5mm/s —— —— —— ——
40W Max Speed 9mm/s 5mm/s —— —— ——
Optimal speed 7mm/s 3.5mm/s —— —— ——
60W Max Speed 15mm/s 10mm/s 3mm/s —— ——
Optimal speed 12mm/s 8mm/s —— —— ——
80W Max Speed 20mm/s 13mm/s 5mm/s —— ——
Optimal speed 15mm/s 10mm/s 3.5mm/s —— ——
100W Max Speed 23mm/s 15mm/s 7mm/s 2.5mm/s ——
Optimal speed 18mm/s 13mm/s 5mm/s —— ——
130W Max Speed 25mm/s 18mm/s 9mm/s 4mm/s ——
Optimal speed 20mm/s 15mm/s 6.5mm.s 3mm/s ——
150W Max Speed 30mm/s 21mm/s 12mm/s 7mm/s 4mm/s
Optimal speed 25mm/s 18mm/s 9mm/s 5.5mm/s ——
180W Max Speed 33mm/s 25mm/s 14mm/s 9mm/s 5mm/s
Optimal speed 28mm/s 21mm/s 11mm/s 7mm/s 4mm/s
200W Max Speed 40mm/s 30mm/s 18mm/s 12mm/s 8mm/s
Optimal speed 35mm/s 25mm/s 15mm/s 10mm/s 7mm/s

Density board cutting mainly pays attention to air flow control. The greater the air flow, the faster the cutting speed.

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Leather

Material Leather
Thickness Monolayer
25W Max Speed 6mm/s
Optimal speed 5mm/s
40W Max Speed 15mm/s
Optimal speed 12mm/s
60W Max Speed 20mm/s
Optimal speed 17mm/s
80W Max Speed 25mm/s
Optimal speed 20mm/s
100W Max Speed 30mm/s
Optimal speed 25mm/s
130W Max Speed 40mm/s
Optimal speed 35mm/s
150W Max Speed 45mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
180W Max Speed 50mm/s
Optimal speed 45mm/s
200W Max Speed 60mm/s
Optimal speed 55mm/s

For leather cutting, it is recommended to use a focus lens with a focal length of 50, together with a 60W-100W laser tube and a small air compressor.

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Wood Board (except rare hard wood)

Material Wood board (except rare hard wood)
Thickness 3mm 5mm 10mm 15mm
25W Max Speed 4mm/s      
Optimal speed        
40W Max Speed 10mm/s 5mm/s    
Optimal speed 8mm/s      
60W Max Speed 15mm/s 10mm/s 4mm/s  
Optimal speed 12mm/s 8mm/s    
80W Max Speed 20mm/s 15mm/s 8mm/s  
Optimal speed 18mm/s 10mm/s 6mm/s  
100W Max Speed 25mm/s 20mm/s 12mm/s 8mm/s
Optimal speed 22mm/s 18mm/s 10mm/s 5mm/s
130W Max Speed 30mm/s 25mm/s 15mm/s 11mm/s
Optimal speed 28mm/s 22mm/s 13mm/s 8mm/s
150W Max Speed 35mm/s 30mm/s 20mm/s 15mm/s
Optimal speed 33mm/s 28mm/s 17mm/s 13mm/s
180W Max Speed 40mm/s 35mm/s 25mm/s 18mm/s
Optimal speed 37mm/s 32mm/s 20mm/s 15mm/s
200W Max Speed 50mm/s 45mm/s 35mm/s 25mm/s
Optimal speed 48mm/s 42mm/s 30mm/s 22mm/s

Wood cutting mainly pays attention to air flow control. The greater the air flow, the faster the cutting speed.

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Cloth

Material Cloth
Thickness Monolayer
25W Max Speed 25mm/s
Optimal speed 20mm/s
40W Max Speed 40mm/s
Optimal speed 38mm/s
60W Max Speed 60mm/s
Optimal speed 58mm/s
80W Max Speed 100mm/s
Optimal speed 98mm/s
100W Max Speed 200mm/s
Optimal speed 195mm/s
130W Max Speed 300mm/s
Optimal speed 295mm/s
150W Max Speed 400mm/s
Optimal speed 395mm/s
180W Max Speed 500mm/s
Optimal speed 495mm/s
200W Max Speed 600mm/s
Optimal speed 590mm/s

Same as leather cutting

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For PVC

Material PVC
Thickness 2mm 3mm 4mm
25W Max Speed 15mm/s 12mm/s ——
Optimal speed 13mm/s 10mm/s ——
40W Max Speed 35mm/s 30mm/s 25mm/s
Optimal speed 32mm/s 27mm/s 20mm/s
60W Max Speed 50mm/s 40mm/s 35mm/s
Optimal speed 45mm/s 38mm/s 30mm/s
80W Max Speed 60mm/s 50mm/s 45mm/s
Optimal speed 58mm/s 48mm/s 40mm/s
100W Max Speed 70mm/s 60mm/s 55mm/s
Optimal speed 68mm/s 58mm/s 50mm/s
130W Max Speed 80mm/s 70mm/s 65mm/s
Optimal speed 78mm/s 68mm/s 63mm/s
150W Max Speed 90mm/s 80mm/s 75mm/s
Optimal speed 88mm/s 78mm/s 73mm/s
180W Max Speed 100mm/s 90mm/s 85mm/s
Optimal speed 98mm/s 88mm/s 80mm/s
200W Max Speed 120mm/s 110mm/s 100mm/s
Optimal speed 118mm/s 108mm/s 98mm/s

For PVC cutting, it is recommended to use a focus lens with a focal length of 50 and a 60W-100W laser tube, and the power is 50% – 70%.

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Steel Plate

Material Steel plate
Thickness 2mm 3mm
25W Max Speed —— ——
Optimal speed —— ——
40W Max Speed —— ——
Optimal speed —— ——
60W Max Speed —— ——
Optimal speed —— ——
80W Max Speed —— ——
Optimal speed —— ——
100W Max Speed —— ——
Optimal speed —— ——
130W Max Speed —— ——
Optimal speed —— ——
150W Max Speed 8mm/s ——
Optimal speed 6mm/s ——
180W Max Speed 15mm/s 7mm/s
Optimal speed 12mm/s ——
200W Max Speed 40mm/s 25mm/s
Optimal speed 30mm/s 18mm/s

Iron plate cutting needs oxygen assistance, and the oxygen pressure is 0.8MPa.

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Two Color Plate

Material Two color plate
Thickness 2mm
25W Max Speed 10mm/s
Optimal speed 7mm/s
40W Max Speed 15mm/s
Optimal speed 13mm/s
60W Max Speed 25mm/s
Optimal speed 20mm/s
80W Max Speed 35mm/s
Optimal speed 30mm/s
100W Max Speed 40mm/s
Optimal speed 35mm/s
130W Max Speed 45mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
150W Max Speed 55mm/s
Optimal speed 50mm/s
180W Max Speed 65mm/s
Optimal speed 60mm/s
200W Max Speed 80mm/s
Optimal speed 75mm/s

Same as PVC cutting.

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Paper

Material Paper
Thickness Monolayer
25W Max Speed 50mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
40W Max Speed 80mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
60W Max Speed 120mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
80W Max Speed 150mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
100W Max Speed 250mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
130W Max Speed 350mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
150W Max Speed 450mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
180W Max Speed 550mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s
200W Max Speed 650mm/s
Optimal speed 40mm/s

Pay attention to the laser power adjustment during paper cutting. The higher the laser tube power is, the smaller the laser adjustment percentage is.

CO2 Laser Cutting Thickness & Speed Chart For Rubber plate

Material Rubber plate
Thickness 4mm(1mm) 6mm(2mm)
25W Max Speed 5mm/s 2mm/s
Optimal speed 4mm/s 1mm/s
40W Max Speed 15mm/s 10mm/s
Optimal speed 13mm/s 8mm/s
60W Max Speed 25mm/s 15mm/s
Optimal speed 20mm/s 10mm/s
80W Max Speed 30mm/s 18mm/s
Optimal speed 27mm/s 15mm/s
100W Max Speed 35mm/s 20mm/s
Optimal speed 33mm/s 18mm/s
130W Max Speed 40mm/s 25mm/s
Optimal speed 38mm/s 23mm/s
150W Max Speed 45mm/s 30mm/s
Optimal speed 43mm/s 28mm/s
180W Max Speed 50mm/s 35mm/s
Optimal speed 48mm/s 33mm/s
200W Max Speed 60mm/s 45mm/s
Optimal speed 58mm/s 43mm/s

The rubber plate is generally cut in a single layer, and the surface layer can be cut through. The table belongs to the surface layer cutting parameters.

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