The PLS6.75 offers students and faculty the ability to cut, score, and engrave a wide variety of substrates including acrylic sheet, clay, leather, wood, and many other materials. Cutting is limited to Materials no more than 1/4″ in thickness.
The PLS6.75 offers a material processing envelope of 32″ x 18″ x 9″, 5,184 in3 (813 x 457 x 229mm, 84,950 cm3).
The manufacturer’s full user guide for the PLS6.75 can be found here.
Proper file preparation will save considerable time during setup.
Laser Material Processing Resources
Digital Media Fab Lab – How To Set Up a File for Laser Cutting in Adobe Illustrator
Digital Media Fab Lab – Approved Materials for Laser Processing
Digital Media Fab Lab – Color Map Guide
Universal Laser Systems PLS6.75 User Guide
Material Safety Data Sheets
Wood and Wood Products – Material Safety Data Sheet
Medium Density Fiberboard (MDF) – Safety Data Sheet
Taskboard – Safety Data Sheet
Optix – Acrylic – Material Safety Data Sheet
Acrylic, Acrylite – Material Safety Data Sheet
FoamCore – Safety Data Sheet
Darice – Foamies – Safety Data Sheet
Corrugated Cardboard – Safety Data Sheet
American Crafts – Cardstock – pure paper pulp, pigment, <2%v IPA isopropyl alcohol
Material Life Cycle Assessments
Digital Media Fab Lab – Data Life Cycle Assessment
Digital Media Fab Lab – Fabric Life Cycle Assessment
Digital Media Fab Lab – Paper Life Cycle Assessment
Digital Media Fab Lab – Plexiglas Acrylic Life Cycle Assessment
Digital Media Fab Lab – Wood Life Cycle Assessment