Glowforge Laser Cutter

Glowforge Pro

Glowforge is a wireless 3D laser printer that fits on your desktop, works with your favorite design programs, and stores your designs & data on a cloud. Glowforge uses a beam of light the width of a human hair to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials.


  • Maximum material depth is unlimited for Pro
  • Maximum material width: 20″ (515 mm)
  • Cutting area: aprox. 11″ (279 mm) deep and 19.5″ (495 mm) wide
  • Maximum material height: 2″ (50mm)
  • Maximum material height with tray: 0.5″ (13mm)


Can safely print on any laser-compatible material, with examples below. Glowforge recommends Proofgrade™ materials for automatic settings and perfect results.

Cuts & Engraves

  • wood
  • fabric
  • leather
  • paper
  • cardboard
  • plexiglass (acrylic)
  • Delrin (acetal)

  • mylar
  • rubber
  • cork
  • sandpaper
  • foods
  • ...and more

Engraves Only

  • glass
  • ceramic tile
  • marble
  • anodized aluminum
  • rubber stamps
  • titanium
  • stone

  • corian
  • ...and more


  • Easy and powerful interface will have you printing in minutes
  • Web interface works on Mac, PC, Linux, and many mobile devices (internet required)
  • Compatible with JPG, PNG, SVG, PDF, and other file formats
  • Drag-and-drop layout with live camera preview to position designs on the material
  • Automatically scan drawings and print without design software
  • Catalog of premium, customizable, ready-to-print designs

To get started, stop by the periodicals room in the SFL Library and speak with a Tech Tutor or IET Staff