What is the difference between your 3D Laser Printer and standard CO2 Laser Cutters?

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#1

Since you titled your equipment differently than all the other CO2 laser cutters out there it gives the impression that there is something new and different about your Glowforge. I know you haven’t released all the information regarding the specifications for this equipment but I would like some clarification on what feature makes this laser printer/cutter different from the rest. Mainly, why did you put the ‘3D’ label in the title? Will the laser be able to carve 3D shapes? Please elaborate.


#2

Oops, sorry I missed this! Hopefully since we’ve launched at the new glowforge.com that’s more apparent - we do depth measurement of the material, have a flying autofocus lens for iterative engraving, account for kerf in material fabrication so that tab-and-slot designs come out accurately, and lots more.