The Dremel LC40 Laser Cutter & 3D45 3D Printer Bundle is the ideal solution for educators and businesses looking to expand their digital fabrication operations. This competitively priced package includes (1) LC 40 Laser Cutter and (5) 3D45 3D Printers. All equipment comes with a one-year comprehensive warranty -- on top of Dremel's exceptionally rigorous standards for quality and reliability.
The new Dremel LC40 is capable of cutting, etching, scoring, and engraving your most intricate designs, whether hand-drawn or computer-generated. The potential applications are numerous, as the LC40 works with a wide array of materials, including acrylic, paper, leather, wood, stone, and glass. See our materials page for our small, but soon-to-be-growing assortment of laser cutting materials.
IMPORTANT: the only type of metal the LC40 is capable of working with is anodized aluminum
LC40 is capable of engraving anodized aluminum. Otherwise, the LC40 is not capable of cutting or engraving metal and Dremel strongly urges people to avoid attempting to do so, as it would present a significant safety risk.
The Dremel LC40’s external footprint is 32 x 20 x 8.25 inches, making it suitable for most offices or workspaces. The actual cutting area is a substantial 20 x 12 inches (508 mm x 304.8 mm), and with its 40 watt CO2 laser, the cutting depth is up to ¼ inch / 6 mm deep for wood or acrylic. The unit has a rugged exterior, weighing-in at roughly 70 lbs.
Dremel has gone to great lengths to ensure their LC40 meets the strictest safety standards. Not only has the LC40 been drop-tested, it’s the only UL-certified desktop laser cutter you’ll find at its price point. This qualification alone makes the LC40 an excellent fit for schools and libraries.
The Dremel LC40 is protected by an array of built-in SMART sensors that proactively scan for hazardous scenarios and provide troubleshooting guidance. Combined with the LC40’s built-in venting system, the optional BOFA air filtration unit ensures each unit’s operating environment remains safe, and free of noxious fumes or airborne particulate matter.
Both the LC40’s hardware and software appear to be robust and well-designed, as one would expect for an item with a $6,000 price tag. The exclusive Dremel DigiLab Suite includes out-of-the-box tutorials to make set up quick and painless. The LC40’s browser-based software is hosted from the unit itself and works through Wifi or Ethernet on Windows, Mac and Linux.
The process of positioning graphics over materials is straightforward and intuitive. Using the LC40’s onboard camera, the software allows users to position their graphic over a live view of the chamber - it’s truly a point and click experience. Selecting materials is easy, as the LC40 comes loaded with numerous material profiles. The LC40 also has a built-in 7-inch LCD display for monitoring and managing jobs.
Keeping the LC40 running promises to be easy, as the 40 watt laser can be swapped out with minimal effort or technical know-how. Also, the Dremel LC40 comes with a 1-year warranty, covering the machine end-to-end. And, since Dremel’s US-based team provides lifetime support, owners can get the assistance they need to ensure maximum longevity of their investment.
The Dremel Idea Builder 3D45 has a lot to offer. In this video review, we'll show you the hardware features and give you a tour of the Dremel Print Cloud solution, which is included with your printer purchase. This solution makes it easy to manage one or more Dremel printers and offers a lot of nice features, especially for multi-user environments.
The Dremel 3D45 is capable of printing at 50 micron resolution. With a heated bed, this printer can use PLA, Eco-ABS, Nylon, and more. This is a perfect option for makerspaces - units can be easily networked and stacked. The included Dremel Print Cloud software (based on 3DPrinterOS) makes it easy to centrally manage your printers and print jobs. An integrated carbon filter protects your environment from harmful VOC's.
The onboard HD camera makes it easy to remotely monitor your prints. The live feed can be viewed using Dremel Print Cloud, which can be accessed from anywhere, including using mobile devices. That means you can keep an eye on your prints no matter where you are.
Dremel material spools are RFID enabled, so the printer can automatically detect the type of material being used. The printer can also track how much material is left on the spool. The extruder has an integrated sensor that will detect when your material runs out and will automatically pause your print job so you can load a new spool.
The 3D45 offers assisted leveling, making it easy to level the print bed. Sensors will automatically detect the bed position and the printer will tell you which way to adjust the leveling knobs. This makes the leveling process much easier than most printers. You just follow the instructions on the touchscreen display, and you'll have the bed leveled in no time.
Dremel Print Cloud, powered by 3DPrinterOS, provides centralized management for all of your Dremel 3D printers and print jobs. Dremel Print Cloud allows you to upload your STL files, position your models on the build plate, slice the print jobs, queue multiple jobs for any individual printer, and monitor your print jobs. Because slicing happens on Dremel's server farm, it's lightning fast. The Dremel Print Cloud dashboard gives you immediate access to historical print job information and statistics.
The beautiful 5-inch IPS Touch Screen makes it easy to control your 3D45. Instructions are clearly presented on the high resolution color screen. All of the functions you need to manage the printer and your print jobs are available at your fingertips.
|Engraving Area||18.4”x12” (467 mm x 304.8 mm)|
|Cutting Area||20”x12” (508mm x 304.8mm)|
|Max Engraving Height||1.25” (32 mm)|
|Max Cutting Height||¼” Wood and Acrylic (6 mm)|
|Machine Dimensions||32”x20”x8.25” (812.5mm x 508mm x 209.55mm)|
|Laser Cutter Weight||70lbs (31.75kg)|
|Shipping Weight (not including BOFA Filtration)||100lbs (45 kg)|
|Laser Type||Sealed CO2 Laser Tube|
|Laser Classification||Class 4 with Lid Open, Class 3R with Lid Closed|
|Beam Size||6.5mm @ 1.2m|
|LC40 input rating||120V, 60Hz, 5Amps|
|Driving System||NEMA Stepper Motor|
|Cooling Mode||Forced Air Heat Exchanger with Recirculating Water|
|Gantry System||Linear Ball Bearing Shaft Y-Axis, Rail Guideway X-Axis|
|Eye Protection||No Protective Laser Eyewear Required|
|Standard Equipment Includes||Z-Axis: Manual Laser Head Focus
Focal Lens: 2”
Integrated Ground Fault Circuit Interrupter (GFCI)
Hex Box Integrated Cooling and Air Assist System
Red Dot Pointer: Integrated Beam Combiner
Integrated Exhaust System
Wide Angle, High-Def Camera
Honeycomb Aluminum Plate for Ventilation
Warranty: 12 Months
Included Kit Components Offer Complete Solution For Laser
|Computer Requirements||On Board Full Color Touchscreen
Mac and PC Compatible
Works with Chrome, Safari, Firefox, and IE
Recommended Screen Size: 11”
Min Screen Resolution: 1024x768 Pixels
Ability to Connect Through Network (Ethernet or WiFi) without Internet Connection
|Recommendations for Optimal Operating Environment||Recommended Environmental Temperature: 60-85F (16-29C)|
Dry Workspace Environment
|General Information||Extruder: Single extrusion, all-metal hot end direct-drive extruder
Extruder Temperature: Up to 280°C
Build Plate Temperature: Up to 100°C
Operating Interface: 4.5" full color IPS touch screen
Maximum Build Volume: 10" x 6" x 6.7" / 254 mm x 152 mm x 170 mm
Layer Thickness: 50 microns | 0.05 mm
Internal Storage: 8GB
|Device Dimensions||20.25 x 16 x 15.9 in|
|Usable Filament Types||Dremel PLA, Nylon, Eco-ABS, and more
1.75mm Filament Size
|Software||Dremel DigiLab 3D Slicer - Based on Cura (Desktop); Included
Dremel Print Cloud - Based on 3DPrinterOS (Web-Based); Included
Simplify3D Software - Compatible; Sold Separately
Windows Requirements: Dremel® Software runs on 32 and 64-bit Operating Systems Windows 7 or later
MAC OS X Requirements: Dremel® Software runs on Mac OS X 10.9 or later
|Electrical||100-240V, 47-60Hz, 0.85-2.3Amps|
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