FLUX Beambox Compact (40W) Laser Cutter

The Smart Desktop Laser Cutter & Engraver

By FLUX

FLUX Beambox Compact (40W) Laser Cutter

The Smart Desktop Laser Cutter & Engraver

By FLUX

3299.00


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The FLUX Beambox Compact is a powerful desktop laser cutter and engraver with exceptional features, including a powerful 40W CO2 laser, smart camera capture, intuitive software, ready-to-use material profiles, and more. Cut and engrave on materials like wood, leather, acrylic, cardboard, and many others. Bring your ideas to life!

NOTE: 3D Universe is authorized to sell this product in the United States of America, only.

The Flux Beambox Compact is a powerful desktop laser cutter and engraver with exceptional features, including a powerful 40W CO2 laser, smart camera capture, intuitive software, ready-to-use material profiles, and more. Cut and engrave on materials like wood, leather, acrylic, cardboard, and many others. Bring your ideas to life!

Overview

From Your Biggest Ideas to Your Greatest Work

The FLUX Beambox Compact offers a maximum work area of 15.7 x 14.8 inches (40 x 37.5 cm) and cuts up to 12mm thick (varies by material). With our highly integrated software, Beam Studio, your imagination is the only limit.


Friendly Software For All

Beam Studio (free download) is an intuitive and easy-to-use software that is tightly integrated with the BeamBox hardware. The software is compatible with Windows, macOS and Linux. Its intuitive user interface allows you to easily access all features of the Beambox. Beam Studio enables multi-computer control and supports JPG / PNG / SVG / DXF files.


Intuitive and Ready To Use

Control and monitor your Beambox at your fingertips with the touch panel. Make sure your design is perfectly aligned using the built-in camera to preview the work area. Compact water cooling system takes simplicity to a whole new level.


We Make It Easy

Work on your design using whatever graphic design software you’re familiar with, or just simply import JPG, PNG, SVG files to Beam Studio.

Using the camera capture feature, you can easily position your artwork exactly where you want it on your media, avoiding repeated attemps and wasted materials.

Preview the work area to see what the task will look like before starting. Press Start and Beambox will bring your ideas to life.


Premium Laser Performance

The built-in camera allows you to preview your design and the work area to make sure everything is perfectly aligned.


Package Contents

FLUX BeamBox Compact (40W) Laser Cutter

Package Contents


  • Beambox Compact x 1
  • 40W Laser Tube x 1
  • 200cm Vent Hose x 1

Specifications

FLUX BeamBox Compact (40W) Laser Cutter

Physical Dimensions


Specifications

General Specifications

Dimensions: 31.5 x 26.4 x 9.8 inches (25 x 80 x 67 cm)
Weight: 88 lbs (40 kg)
Work Area: 23.6 x 14.8 inches (60 x 37.5 cm)
Camera Preview Area: (15.7 x 14.2 inches (40 x 36 cm)
Work Area Depth: 3.1 inches (8 cm)
Power: AC 110V
Touch Panel: 1024 x 600 LCD
Camera: HD CMOS
I/O: Wi-Fi / Ethernet

Laser Specifications

Laser Spec: 40 W CO2 Laser
Wavelength: 10640 nm
Moving Speed: 0 ~ 300 mm/s
Cutting Thickness: 0 - 10 mm (varies by material)

Software

Graphic File Types: Vector / Image (monochrome, gray scale)
Supported Operating Systems: Windows / macOSX / Linux
File Types: JPG / PNG / SVG / DXF

Frequently Asked Questions

General Questions

What is the difference between Beambox Compact and Beambox Pro?
The biggest difference is the laser. Beambox Compact uses a 40-watt laser and can cut up to 10mm, while Beambox Pro uses a 50-watt laser and cuts up to 12mm. The size of Beambox Pro is somewhat larger.

What's the wattage of the laser tube?
The Beambox Compact is equipped with a 40W CO2 laser tube operating at 10,640 nm.

What materials can Beambox cut and engrave?
The BeamBox Compact can cut and engrave on wood, leather, cardboard, acrylic, rubber, foods and more, the maximum cutting thickness is 10mm (varies by materials). The Beambox Compact can also engrave on anodized aluminum and stainless steel, but the power levels are not enough to cut metals.

Is it possible to cut deeper than the maximum cutting thickness stated in the specs?
In fact, you can. The maximum cutting thickness stated in the specs are referred to a single cut with an average speed. If you slow down the speed or re-do the cut, you can cut deeper. For example, the maximum cutting thickness for acrylic is 5mm, you can cut 10mm or deeper if you slow down the speed or re-cut several times.

Does the camera cover the complete work area?
Almost. The camera will miss the upper margin by 1cm. Please see the specs for the exact dimensions.

What safety precautions should I take?
The Beambox Compact is designed with various safety measures, such as smart lid detection and emergency power switch. Nevertheless, it is required that you never leave the Beambox unattended while operating.

Can the Beambox Compact cut metal?
The power levels are not enough to cut, but it can etch on anodized aluminum and stainless steel with the use of our specialized coating.

What is FLUX Stainless Steel Coating?
You can engrave on stainless steel with the Beambox Compact only when it is coated with our specialized coating. Before you start, cover the material first with the coating for lasting results.

How do I vent the machine?
The Beambox Compact is equipped with an air pump and a powerful exhaust. The air pump prevents the material from catching fire while the exhaust extracts smoke and fumes. We advise you pick a well-ventilated location and use the included exhaust hose for outdoor venting, or use the optional Beam Air Fume Extractor.

What is the size of the work area?
The work area is 15.7 x 14.8 inches (40 x 37.5 cm). There’s a honeycomb structure tray for materials that are up to 3 cm (1.18”) thick. The tray can be adjusted manually or removed to accommodate materials up to 8 cm (3.15”) thick.

Where should I put my Beambox Compact?
The laser creates smoke and fumes when operating, we advise you pick a well-ventilated location and use the included exhaust hose for outdoor venting, or use the optional Beam Air Fume Extractor.

What maintenance procedures are there?
To ensure the quality of the laser engraving or cutting, you should check and clean the lenses and mirrors regularly. Usually once every week, but it depends on your usage and frequency. Lubricate the rails and check the water level of the cooling tank regularly.

Are there any consumables?
For general usage, the laser tube lasts 6 months to 1 year. The lenses and mirrors lasts 1 year or more under regular maintenance. If replacement is necessary, you can refer to our tutorials to change the parts on your own.

Software

Is Beam Studio free?
Yes, it is totally free. You’re more than welcome to download it even before receiving your Beambox.

What file types does Beam Studio support?
Beam Studio is compatible with JPG, PNG, SVG, and DXF files.

What is the touch panel used for?
You can start, pause and stop tasks, control, and monitor the status of your Beambox all with a touch of the finger with the touch panel.

Can the Beambox operate independently?
If you import the files to Beam Studio first, the files will be uploaded to the Beambox before starting the task, so you can disconnect your computer at anytime. You can also import the files to the Beambox directly using USB or choose from the recent task list on the touch panel.

How do I connect the Beambox Compact with my laptop?
You can connect via Wi-Fi or Ethernet.

What operating systems does Beam Studio support?
Beam Studio is compatible with Windows, macOS and Linux

Compatible Materials

Material Max Cutting Thickness (BeamBox Compact) Max Cutting Thickness (BeamBox Pro) Engraving

Wood

5mm

8mm

Acrylic

5mm

8mm

Leather

6mm

8mm

Cardboard

7mm

10mm

Felt

10mm

12mm

Rubber

5mm

8mm

Paper

5mm

8mm

Glass

Anodized Aluminum

Stainless Steel
(requires special Flux coating)

Accessories

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Helpful Resources

Support Resources

For general usage questions, contact 3D Universe:

Email: support@3duniverse.org
Phone: 800-689-4344

For additional support, please refer to the FLUX online support page.

Documentation

Laser Cutting Resources

Vector design tools:

Ready-to-use designs:

Task-specific tools:


Why Buy From 3D Universe?

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Purchase Orders Accepted

Purchase orders are accepted from qualifying organizations with Net 30 terms for orders of $200 or more. Email us for more information.

Excellent Customer Support

Call us at 800-689-4344 or email us if you need any assistance!


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