How long does it take to laser engrave wood?

Depending on the material.

Light-colored wood like birch, cherry or maple wood is easily laser-gasified, making it more suitable for carving. Each wood signage has its own characteristics, some dense, such as hardwood, in the carving or cutting of the use of greater laser power. We recommend that you first study the carving characteristics before carving less familiar wood.

wood laser engraving machine

Carving on plywood is not much different from carving on wood, but one thing to note is that the depth of carving should not be too deep. The edges of the cut plywood will also be as black as wood, the key is to see that plywood is made of that kind of wood. Wood carving In general, carving on wood is usually a yin carving, and the depth of carving is generally required to be deep. This power is generally set higher, and encountering hard wood may make the engraved graphic color darker. If you want to make the color lighter, you can improve the speed of carving, try to carve several times.

plastic laser engraving machine

Some wood in the carving will produce some oil smoke attached to the wood surface, if the wood has been painted with a wet cloth to carefully wipe it off, if not painted may not be clean, resulting in the finished surface staining.
Wood cutting:

DIY laser engraving machine

Laser engraving machine cutting wood depth is generally not deep, the maximum cutting depth depends on the wood material and laser power, such as cutting very thick wood, can slow down the cutting speed, but may cause wood combustion. Try using large lenses and repeat cutting.