Glowforge Glowforge Plus HD 3D Laser Printer


The Glowforge Plus HD Laser Cutter offers ultra-precise, fast printing with an 8x speed increase over the Spark model. Key features include Live Camera View HD for enhanced accuracy, Preview Mode for project visualization, and compatibility with a wide range of materials. It features a robust 40w laser, easy setup in under 30 minutes, and intuitive web-based software. Comes with a 12-month warranty.

  • 8x faster top speed for rapid production.
  • HD camera view for precise positioning.
  • Compatible with various materials.
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Product No. M-Y1A-R70W

Glowforge Plus HD Laser Cutter

Fast, Precise, and Ready for Any Project

Experience faster prints at the speed of business with the Glowforge Plus HD. This advanced laser cutter boasts ultra-precise laser optics, allowing you to visualize your projects in detail before printing. With an impressive 8x faster top speed compared to the Spark model, the Glowforge Plus HD ensures efficiency and precision for all your engraving and cutting needs. The Live Camera View HD and Preview Mode provide enhanced accuracy and confidence in your creations. Built for long-term use, it features a robust 40w laser and enhanced cooling for continuous operation. Setup is straightforward, taking less than 30 minutes, and the unit comes with a 12-month worry-free warranty. Compatible with hundreds of materials and supported by easy-to-use, web-based software, the Glowforge Plus HD is designed to streamline your creative process.

Key Features of the Glowforge Plus HD Laser Cutter:

  • 8x Faster Top Speed: Achieve rapid production speeds for increased efficiency.
  • Live Camera View HD: Enhanced precision with high-definition camera positioning.
  • Preview Mode: Visualize your prints before committing, ensuring perfect results.
  • Versatile Material Compatibility: Works with a wide range of materials, from wood and acrylic to glass and metal.
  • Simple Setup and Software: Easy setup in under 30 minutes and intuitive, web-based software compatible with multiple devices and file formats.

Versatile Material Compatibility

The Glowforge Plus HD offers unmatched versatility, allowing you to engrave and cut a wide array of materials, from wood and acrylic to food and rubber. For even greater precision and ease, use Glowforge-compatible Proofgrade® materials, designed for optimal results with smart settings.

  • Engrave and Cut: Works with materials like wood, acrylic, leather, paper, and even food.
  • Engrave Only: Ideal for glass, stone, titanium, aluminum, and other hard surfaces.
  • Optimal Results: Achieve perfect outcomes with Glowforge-compatible Proofgrade® materials.

Intuitive and Powerful Software

The Glowforge Plus HD's software is designed to make your creative process smooth and efficient, offering advanced features for precise design and easy operation. Whether you're working from a Mac, PC, or even a tablet, the web-based software supports a wide range of file formats and allows for quick setup and seamless printing.

  • Preview Mode: See the exact outcome of your designs before printing, ensuring perfect results every time.
  • Live Camera Preview HD: Position your designs with high precision for flawless execution.
  • Versatile Compatibility: Works with multiple devices and supports popular file formats like JPEG, PNG, SVG, and PDF.

Technical Specifications


  • Glowforge Plus HD Laser: 38” (W) x 20 3/4” (D) x 8 1/4” (H)
  • Maximum Material Depth: 18"
  • Maximum Material Width: 20"
  • Maximum Material Height: 2"
  • Maximum Material Height with Tray: 1/2"


  • Wi-Fi: 2.4 GHz b/g/n (WPA2, WPA, WEP, or open)
  • Ventilation: Glowforge Air Filter or an open-able window within 8 feet
  • Power: 110/220 VAC, 50 or 60 HZ outlet
  • Peak Power Consumption: 800W (Glowforge Plus HD), 350W (Air Filter)


  • Certified to UL standards
  • Safety sensors for bumps, over-temperature, and fan performance changes
  • Class 4 laser device with comprehensive safety training materials
  • Certifications: UL/ANSI/IEC 60950-1-07, CAN/CSA-C22.2 NO. 60950-1-07 (R16) by TUV Rheinland

Frequently Asked Questions

Which Glowforge is right for me?

Great question! Glowforge offers two series of lasers to suit different needs. The Performance Series, including models like Glowforge Pro HD and Glowforge Plus, is ideal for powering businesses, side hustles, or classroom teaching. The Craft Series, with models like Glowforge Aura and Glowforge Spark Craft, caters to crafters and creative enthusiasts seeking compact, easy-to-use lasers. Whichever you choose, setup is quick and within thirty minutes of receiving your Glowforge, you can start creating!

How is Glowforge different from a 3D printer?

Glowforge uses subtractive manufacturing, whereas traditional 3D printers use additive manufacturing. While 3D printers build up material layer by layer, Glowforge carves out products from materials like wood, leather, or acrylic using laser light. Although technically categorized as a CNC laser cutter engraver, we affectionately refer to it as a 3D laser printer.

What can I make with Glowforge?

The possibilities are endless! You can create a wide variety of useful, beautiful, and practical items using materials such as wood, leather, felt, fabric, acrylic, paper, and more.

What kind of software and hardware do I need to use Glowforge?

You can use your Glowforge with ease from a Mac, PC, tablet, or smartphone using our simple, powerful, and free web interface.

Will Glowforge be difficult to set up or learn how to use?

Not at all! Glowforge is incredibly user-friendly. Most customers report less than 30 minutes from unboxing to finishing their first print. With our intuitive web interface and simple hardware (just one button!), you'll be creating in no time. Plus, our detailed manual and abundant resources ensure a smooth learning curve for users of all ages and skill levels.

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