Next-Level Engraving: Unveiling the Sculpfun S10 Review 2024 🔥

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Sculpfun introduces yet another impressive laser engraver, a true beast of a machine! The Sculpfun S10 is not only suitable for hobbyists but also professionals, as it possesses the power to run a small business. In this comprehensive review, we will delve into the intricate details of this machine, helping you make an informed decision about investing in one. Additionally, we will highlight the significant impact of using a honeycomb board and air assist. If you’re contemplating purchasing a laser engraver but don’t know where to begin, continue reading!

It was a package that arrived at my doorstep like a long-awaited gift from the future—a sleek aluminum-clad box that promised to unveil the possibilities of precision artistry. The SCULPFUN S10 Laser Engraver had finally found its way into my creative workspace after much anticipation, ordered with the click of a button from an online marketplace.

As I carefully unboxed this technological wonder, I was struck not only by its futuristic appearance but also by the weight of the craftsmanship evident in its aluminum construction. This wasn’t merely a machine; it was an embodiment of meticulous engineering, promising to bridge the realms of technology and creativity in one graceful stroke.

Sculpfun S10 Pro Laser Engraver

The significance of the SCULPFUN S10 Laser Engraver isn’t just in its materials but in the promise it holds—a promise to elevate craftsmanship to unparalleled heights. Crafted from durable aluminum, it stood as a testament to robustness and precision, hinting at the potential it possessed to transform raw materials into personalized works of art.

Beyond the shimmer of aluminum lies the heart of this marvel—a tool that merges innovation with artistic finesse. Its capabilities transcend conventional methods, offering a canvas not just limited to wood or metal but stretching to a myriad of materials, urging creators to explore the uncharted territories of laser engraving.

(*My initial interaction with this machine hinted at its versatility and potential to engrave various materials, elevating it beyond a mere engraving device.)

The SCULPFUN S10 Laser Engraver isn’t just a piece of equipment; it’s an embodiment of precision and artistic expression. This review seeks to unveil its capabilities, dissect its functionalities, and offer an insightful perspective into its impact on the realm of precision engraving, from the perspective of an enthusiast delving into its depths for the first time.

SCULPFUN S10 Product Overview

As I delve into the technical aspects of the SCULPFUN S10 Laser Engraver, the magnitude of its capabilities becomes increasingly evident. This engraving marvel isn’t just a device; it’s a harmonious blend of innovation and precision, revolutionizing the realm of laser engraving with its array of features.

Safety-Enhancing Detachable Laser Lens

The SCULPFUN S10 boasts enhanced cutting and engraving performance, nearly doubling the capabilities of its predecessor, the SCULPFUN S9. This upgrade is powered by the inclusion of an air-assisted nozzle, a feature that significantly accelerates cutting speed and enhances cutting penetration. The machine, when paired with a separate air assist kit and a 30L/min 0.03MPa air compressor, propels high-speed airflow of up to 14.5m/s, allowing for quicker and more forceful engraving on various materials.

Industrial-Grade X-Axis Carriage

A standout feature is the introduction of an industrial-grade linear carriage for the X-axis—a robust and high-precision mechanism that sets the SCULPFUN S10 apart in terms of engraving accuracy. This innovation ensures that intricate details are rendered without the ripple patterns often seen in standard engraving machines, mitigating issues like jitter and inaccurate engraving, especially when dealing with minute designs.

Advanced 32-Bit Motherboard for Precision and Speed

At its core lies a 32-bit motherboard, a significant upgrade that empowers the machine with faster computing speeds, facilitating more precise engraving and cutting processes. The SCULPFUN S10 is versatile in terms of supported software, compatible with LaserGRBL, LightBurn, Benbox, GrblController, LiteFire, and supports both Windows and MAC systems. Additionally, it accommodates various file formats such as NC, BMP, JPG, PNG, DXF, and more, ensuring flexibility in design creation.

An impressive safety feature of the SCULPFUN S10 is the inclusion of a detachable laser lens, a newly designed component aimed at effectively protecting the eyes during operation—a testament to the manufacturer’s commitment to user safety.

In essence, the SCULPFUN S10 Laser Engraver stands as a pinnacle of precision, innovation, and safety in the realm of engraving technology, offering an advanced and upgradeable platform for enthusiasts, craftsmen, and professionals to unleash their creative potential on a wide array of materials.

SCULPFUN S10 Laser Engraver Product Overview

Industrial-Grade Precision, Personal Artistry

As I ventured into the intricate world of engraving, the SCULPFUN S10 became my guiding beacon, transforming mere concepts into tangible works of art. Its industrial-grade X-axis carriage proved to be the bedrock of precision. I recall a particularly intricate design—a delicate floral pattern—that I was hesitant to etch due to the fear of losing its intricacies. However, as the laser gently glided across the surface, the SCULPFUN S10’s precision was evident. Each petal, each curve, emerged flawlessly, devoid of the usual ripple patterns that had plagued my previous attempts.

Unlocking Versatility Beyond Expectations

A memorable encounter involved a project involving varied materials. I had set out to engrave a personalized message onto a sleek metal nameplate, hoping to create a memorable gift. Ordinarily, such diversification would have been a daunting task, but the SCULPFUN S10 effortlessly transitioned from engraving intricate designs on wood to precisely etching onto the metal surface. Its adaptability and seamless performance across different materials truly surpassed my expectations.

Safety Meets Ingenuity

There was a moment when the issue of safety became paramount in my mind. The detachable laser lens, a feature seemingly understated, became the unsung hero. Its design not only protected my eyes but also provided peace of mind during those extended hours of creative immersion. It was reassuring to know that the SCULPFUN S10 prioritizes user safety without compromising on performance.

Empowering Creativity, Accelerating Precision

I vividly recall a time-sensitive project where speed and precision were paramount. The enhanced cutting and engraving performance of the SCULPFUN S10 came to the fore. With its air-assisted nozzle and accelerated cutting speed, I effortlessly navigated through the task, carving intricate details with unrivaled speed and strength. This machine was more than a tool; it was a catalyst that accelerated my creative process without sacrificing quality.

In retrospect, these personal experiences seamlessly align with the factual capabilities of the SCULPFUN S10 Laser Engraver. Its precision, versatility, safety features, and enhanced performance aren’t just technical specifications; they’re pillars that support creative aspirations and elevate them to unparalleled heights.

SCULPFUN S10 Laser Engraver’s strengths and weaknesses


Precision Beyond Measure

One of the standout attributes of the SCULPFUN S10 is its unparalleled precision. In my journey with this engraver, I’ve encountered intricate designs that demanded meticulous attention to detail. The machine’s industrial-grade X-axis carriage truly shines in this aspect, rendering designs with remarkable accuracy. Its ability to produce clean, ripple-free engravings on various materials is a testament to its precision prowess.

Versatility Unleashed

The SCULPFUN S10’s adaptability across diverse materials is a substantial advantage. From delicate woodwork to robust metal engraving, the machine seamlessly transitions between surfaces. This versatility ensures that as a creator, I’m not limited by material constraints. It empowers me to explore my creativity without being confined to a single medium.

Safety Integrated Seamlessly

The inclusion of a detachable laser lens for eye protection reflects the manufacturer’s commitment to user safety. This feature might seem modest at first glance, but its impact on providing a secure working environment cannot be overstated. It’s reassuring to have this safety measure embedded within the machine’s functionality.


Accessibility Hurdles

One notable drawback is the requirement for an additional air assist kit and air compressor for optimal performance. While the SCULPFUN S10 promises enhanced cutting speed and penetration with these add-ons, their separate purchase might pose an accessibility challenge for some users, adding to the initial investment.

Learning Curve for Novices

For beginners stepping into the world of laser engraving, the learning curve with the SCULPFUN S10 might be steeper than expected. While its functionalities are robust and versatile, mastering its various software and settings can demand time and patience, potentially overwhelming newcomers to the field.

In essence, the SCULPFUN S10 Laser Engraver is a marvel of precision and versatility, offering exceptional capabilities to creators across various materials. Its precision, adaptability, and safety features are undeniable strengths that elevate the engraving experience. However, the additional accessories required and the learning curve for beginners may present initial hurdles for some users. As an enthusiast, these considerations shouldn’t overshadow the machine’s potential, but they are crucial aspects to be mindful of when considering this engraver.

Sculpfun S10 Pro Laser Engraver

What is the Sculpfun S10?

The Sculpfun S10 stands as Sculpfun’s latest and most powerful laser machine. Boasting a 10W laser module that supports an air assist system, it promises exceptional cutting performance.

This machine also features an upgraded x-axis with an industrial linear rail, ensuring increased stability for the laser module. This improvement is particularly valuable when engraving small text at high speeds. To test the machine’s capabilities, we paired it with the dedicated Sculpfun air assist pump and honeycomb plate.

Throughout this article, we will subject the Sculpfun S10 to a series of tests, revealing its true potential. We will also explore the advantages of utilizing the honeycomb plate and air assist.

Assembling the Sculpfun S10 machine is a breeze, taking less than half an hour thanks to the well-crafted manual.

Sculpfun S10 Laser Diode

The Sculpfun S10 laser module is a fixed-focus 10W module designed for air assist, ensuring impressive performance and superior cutting ability.

For those seeking to upgrade their existing laser engraver, the Sculpfun S10 laser module can be purchased separately. We have conducted precise measurements of the true optical output power, and the results are spot on! Refer to the provided measurements for other machines.

Sculpfun S10 laser module with air assist

Measuring the optical output power of a Sculpfun S10 laser engraver Sculpfu S10 air assist nozzle

It is strongly advised to acquire additional high-quality protective goggles with OD6+ protection. Remember, you only have one pair of eyes, so protect them! These lasers operate within the visible light spectrum, and even reflections can pose severe risks to your eyes.

Sculpfun S10 Focusing Procedure

The focusing procedure for the Sculpfun S10 laser module is identical to that of the Sculpfun S9, Sculpfun S6 Pro, and S6 models we previously tested. The only difference lies in the taller focusing block used for this machine. Additionally, the light guard can be easily removed, which proves useful when engraving irregularly shaped objects such as spoons or axes. The laser head can be swiftly tightened using thumb screws on the rear side, streamlining the focusing procedure.

Focusing the Sculpfun S10 laser module with the included focusing block Special Features, Add-ons, and Upgrades Distinguishing itself from other machines, the Sculpfun S10 boasts several noteworthy special features:

Sculpfun S10 Improved x-Axis Linear Rail

The previous rubber roller design for the x-axis posed a problem: if any of the rollers wore out or became bent, the laser head would produce wavy lines in the x-axis direction, with the wave length corresponding to the roller’s circumference.

However, the enhanced linear rail of the Sculpfun S10 eliminates this issue, providing greater stability to the laser head. This improvement significantly enhances precision during engravings, a feature we will thoroughly test later in this article.

For owners of the Sculpfun S9, an upgrade kit is available to equip your machine with this improved x-axis mechanism.

Sculpfun S10 Pro Laser Engraver

Sculpfun S10 Air Assist

The Sculpfun S10 laser module arrives equipped with all the necessary components for air assist operation, except for the air assist pump, which must be purchased separately.

To maximize its performance, the Sculpfun S10 laser module is designed to work in conjunction with the Sculpfun AP-30A air assist pump. This powerful pump delivers a substantial amount of air, a feature we will explore further in this article, specifically highlighting the significant impact it has on laser engraving and cutting.

Included in the package is the Sculpfun AP-30A air assist pump, which pairs perfectly with the Sculpfun S10 laser module. With its robust airflow, this pump ensures optimal air delivery during laser operations.

The Sculpfun AP-30A air assist pump is a vital accessory that enhances the precision and quality of laser engraving and cutting. In the following sections, we will delve deeper into its benefits and showcase its effectiveness.

Sculpfun AP-30A Air Assist Pump: Photographs of the Sculpfun AP-30A air assist pump are displayed below. Its robust construction and high-performance capabilities are evident in its design.

Witness the Difference with Air Assist: The impact of using air assist in laser engraving is truly remarkable. Take a look at the photo below to witness the notable difference in the cleanliness and precision of an engraving achieved with the Sculpfun S10 when air assist is utilized.

Image: A comparison of an engraving with and without air assist, showcasing the superior results obtained when using air assist with the Sculpfun S10.

Additional Add-ons and Expansions: The air assist pump goes hand in hand with the Honeycomb Board, as these two components collectively revolutionize laser engraving and cutting with the Sculpfun S10.

Let’s compare the rear side of laser cuts obtained with a honeycomb board versus those achieved with a steel plate. The advantages of using a honeycomb board are clearly demonstrated in the photo below.

A comparison between laser cuts obtained using a honeycomb board and a steel plate, showcase the superior results achieved when utilizing a honeycomb board with the Sculpfun S10.

The honeycomb board not only improves cutting precision but also prevents air from blowing away the workpieces. The air easily escapes through the honeycomb holes, maintaining stability during laser operations. For a more comprehensive demonstration, please refer to the accompanying YouTube video linked at the top of this article.

Furthermore, we have designed practical Holding Pins for securing materials during laser engraving and cutting. Alternatively, magnets can be used as the honeycomb board is magnetic, providing further flexibility in workpiece fixation.

Sculpfun Holding Pins for secure material placement during laser engraving and cutting.

For those seeking to upgrade their existing laser engraver, the Sculpfun S10 laser module is available as a standalone purchase. This allows you to enhance the capabilities of your current machine and unlock the full potential of the Sculpfun S10 laser module.

Sculpfun S10 Upgrades

Additionally, if you wish to engrave cylindrical objects, we highly recommend considering the Sculpfun Rotary Attachment. We have extensively reviewed and tested this attachment, and the results are truly impressive. Detailed information on our findings can be found in our dedicated review.

To expand the working area of the Sculpfun S10, the Sculpfun Expansion Kit is an excellent choice. This kit more than doubles the original work surface, providing increased versatility and efficiency. Our thorough testing of the expansion kit is documented in a separate review for your reference.

Cutting and Engraving Different Materials: The Sculpfun S10 excels in both engraving and cutting various materials. Its capabilities encompass a wide range of materials, including:

Sculpfun S10 Engrave

Wood, Bamboo, Cardboard, Plastic, Leather, PCB Board, Aluminum Oxide, Non-reflective Electroplating Layer, Paint Surface Layer Metal, 304 Mirror Stainless Steel, Glass, Ceramics, Cotton Cloth, Slate.

In addition to its engraving prowess, the Sculpfun S10 is a highly competent cutter. It can effortlessly cut materials such as Cardboard, Non-woven Fabric, Wood Board, Acrylic, select plastic boards, Sponge, various types of wood (including high-density woods like walnut and cherry), MDF, bamboo, leather, and PCB boards.

Impressively, the Sculpfun S10 is capable of cutting materials over 10mm in thickness. It excels particularly well in cutting wood, with Poplar plywood being a preferred choice due to its softness, making it ideal for laser cutting applications. Detailed performance tests showcasing its cutting abilities can be found later in this article.

Sculpfun S10 Software and Supported Formats

The Sculpfun S10 laser engraver is compatible with LaserGRBL software, a free option that provides satisfactory performance, albeit with a slightly cumbersome user interface. While LaserGRBL is suitable for initial testing, we recommend utilizing Lightburn as it offers more advanced features and a highly intuitive user experience. Lightburn is a premium software that requires a license costing $60, but it provides immense time-saving benefits.

With LaserGRBL, you can import vector files in NC, BMP, JPG, PNG, and DXF formats, as well as bitmap image files in BMP, JPG, PNG, and GIF formats.

In comparison, Lightburn supports an even broader range of formats, including AI, SVG, DXF, PDF, HPGL, PLT, and RD for vector formats, and PNG, JPEG, BMP, TIFF, TGA, and GIF for image formats.

It is worth noting that vector formats are preferable for laser engravers due to their ability to define precise paths for the laser head. Engraving vector files is faster since the laser directly follows the path, unlike the process of scanning and dotting involved in engraving bitmap images (such as photographs) that resemble traditional printing methods.

To access an extensive collection of free vector designs, various online resources offer millions of options. Alternatively, you can utilize free vector drawing programs like Inkscape or QCAD for more technical drawings. Furthermore, numerous vector designs and images are available for purchase on platforms such as Etsy, greatly expanding your creative possibilities.

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Sculpfun S10 Test Results

We meticulously evaluated its performance in laser engraving and cutting, highlighting the notable distinctions achieved with the aid of air assist and honeycomb boards. Additionally, we compared the results to those obtained from comparable 10W machines, including the Atomstack A10 Pro (X7 Pro), xTool D1 10W, Neje Master 2S Plus, and our current favorite, the Sculpfun S9 (5W laser). The findings specific to the Sculpfun S10 are detailed in the subsequent sections, while information regarding other machines can be found in our separate reviews.

Our standardized testing procedure enables easy comparison between laser engravers and cutters. The accompanying video demonstrates how the tests were conducted, and detailed images of the test results, along with explanations, are provided below.

Sculpfun S10 Wood Engraving

We employ a standard engraving pattern to showcase the Sculpfun S10’s engraving capabilities at different settings, enabling a comprehensive evaluation of the laser beam’s effectiveness. The following chapters provide a detailed analysis of the results.

The Sculpfun S10 exhibits exceptional power control across a wide range, ensuring optimal performance at both low and high power settings. Thanks to the air assist feature, the engravings exhibit minimal smoke stains, while displaying rich darkness and excellent contrast.

Sculpfun S10 Power Scale

The power scale test pattern evaluates how the machine engraves at various power levels and speeds. In light of the Sculpfun S10’s increased power output, we have tailored the pattern to suit this more potent laser module. We excluded the 600mm/min speed setting from the Power Scale, as it resulted in material burn-through at higher power levels. Instead, we introduced a faster speed of 3000mm/min.

The power is incrementally varied from 10% to 100% in 10% steps, with corresponding speeds of 1200, 1800, 2400, and 3000mm/min. We omitted the slow speed/high power shapes, as they tend to cause excessive material charring, rendering them impractical for informative evaluation.

Sculpfun S10 Interval Scale

The interval scale test aims to determine the shape of the laser focus spot, specifically whether it is square or rectangular. The scanning interval gradually increases from 0.1mm to 0.5mm to assess the beam’s characteristics.

To accommodate the Sculpfun S10’s higher power output, we reduced the power levels for this test. The results indicate that the Sculpfun S10 exhibits a relatively balanced beam shape, with engravings in both vertical and horizontal directions appearing reasonably uniform, though not perfect.

A more precise determination of the spot shape will be possible in subsequent tests when engraving on anodized aluminum.

Sculpfun S10 Photo Engraving

Embarking on a test of engraving a compact 20mm photo while systematically varying the maximum laser power, we delve into the realm of Sculpfun S10’s photo engraving prowess. Such endeavors demand patience, as photos necessitate a meticulous line-by-line scanning process akin to an inkjet printer. Brace yourself for a wait of a few hours when dealing with larger photos.

The Sculpfun S10 shines in this endeavor, effortlessly producing stunning results. Renowned for its proficiency in photo engravings, the Sculpfun series stands unmatched. Its closest rival, the Sculpfun S9, boasts even finer engraving details owing to an exceptionally minute focus spot.

Vector Image Engraving When it comes to vector images, the engraving process gains celerity as the laser head seamlessly follows the intricate lines. However, the technique restricts the creation of grayscale images.

In our comprehensive test, we incorporated an endearing portrayal of a Tit bird nestled in the upper-right corner of the sample piece. Remarkably, the bird engraving materialized within a matter of minutes. By employing the software’s capabilities, closed shapes can be filled with patterns, achieved here through a meticulous 0.1mm step scanning. To expedite large-scale engravings, one may opt to increase the step size to 1mm or more, facilitating a faster raster or grid formation within the black areas. However, this subject warrants a dedicated exploration on a separate occasion.

Anodized Aluminium Engraving Our scrutiny now extends to the Sculpfun S10’s performance on a discarded piece of black anodized aluminum.

Displayed below, the engraved test pattern has been meticulously arranged to evaluate the focus dot size in different directions, while also assessing the influence of speed. Subsequently, we shall delve into a detailed examination of each constituent part of the test pattern.

Sculpfun S10 Anodized Aluminium Test Pattern

Of paramount importance is the interval scale, affording us a means to approximate the laser dot size through vertical and horizontal scanning with varying interval steps. Our findings reveal the Sculpfun S10 laser module’s distinctive rectangular laser dot, leading to discernible dissimilarities between horizontal (X-axis) and vertical (Y-axis) scanning patterns, accentuating the rectangular nature of the laser beam spot rather than a square configuration.

The text engraving, performed at a rapid pace of 600 mm/s considering the minute movements, does bear some imperfections with visible vibrations concentrated in the corners, a common occurrence with most machines. Such hindrances can be circumvented by adjusting the acceleration and speed settings, effortlessly achieved thanks to the improved x-axis linear rail. Notably, the laser head attains unprecedented stability when engraving diminutive text, exhibiting minimal vibrations, even with minuscule one-millimeter tall lettering!

Further examination through a digital microscope unveils fascinating insights. Captured by an Andonstar AD407 digital microscope, the images convey the Sculpfun S10 laser module’s dot shape, measuring approximately 0.1 by 0.18 millimeters. Subsequent tests involving varying text sizes demonstrate the machine’s remarkable prowess, effortlessly rendering one-millimeter text highly legible. The Sculpfun S10’s mechanical stability outshines its competitors, even when confronted with intricate engraving tasks.

Sculpfun S10 Anodized Aluminium Engraving of Small Text at 600mm/min

The subsequent image showcases two sets of squares, one nested within the other on the right side. The inner square was engraved at 1000mm/min, while the outer square adhered to 100mm/min. A discerning eye can identify minimal wobbling at higher speeds, a testament to the machine’s exemplary mechanical design, with speed leaving no discernible impact on the brightness of the engraved pattern.

Laser Focus Distance Test By conducting this evaluation, we aim to explore the behavior of the laser dot as it delves deeper into the material. A laser’s ability to maintain focus at varying depths is an essential factor governing the thickness of materials it can effectively cut.

Our methodology involves lowering the test board by 3mm for each square without adjusting the laser head’s focus. The 0mm square signifies an optimal focus configuration using an aluminum block. The 3mm square is engraved with the test piece positioned 3mm lower than the optimal focus point. The results reveal the dot’s size at a depth of 3mm within the material being cut, reflecting a similar principle for greater distances.

Notably, the Sculpfun S10 outperforms the majority of machines, including the Atomstack A10 Pro (X7 Pro), the xTool D1 10W, and the Neje Master 2S Plus. Unquestionably, the Sculpfun S9 reigns supreme in this category. Maintaining a small laser spot size over distance enables laser engravers to cut through thicker materials.

Sculpfun S10 Focus Distance Test Sculpfun S10 Focus Distance Test Compared to Atomstack, Ortur, Neje, Comgrow, Xtool, and Other Laser Engravers

Leveraging the thickening effect can prove advantageous when engraving larger objects with low detail. By deliberately setting the laser out of focus, the resulting beam expands, expediting the engraving process as the distance between engraved lines increases.

Acrylic Engraving and Cutting A brief evaluation was conducted on 3mm thick black acrylic (plexiglass) at a speed of 600mm/min, both with and without the aid of air assist. The Sculpfun S10 excelled in both engraving and cutting endeavors, delivering impeccable results with pristine edges. Notably, the use of air assist enhances contrast and legibility in engravings.

Sculpfun S10 Acrylic Cutting Test Without Air Assist Acrylic Cutting Test With Air Assist

We also ventured into the realm of cutting 10mm thick black acrylic. Devoid of air assist, the process entailed 49 passes at a speed of 600mm/min. Unsurprisingly, the cut piece exhibited signs of heat and melting, accompanied by an uneven cut. Conversely, employing air assist considerably improved the performance, achieving a clean cut through the material in a mere 25 passes.

Plywood Cutting Test Our examination encompassed three different speeds, targeting 3mm, 6mm, and 10mm thick poplar plywood for cutting purposes. The test encompassed scanning in both horizontal (X-axis) and vertical (Y-axis) directions, as the cutting performance differs due to the rectangular shape of the laser dot.

Furthermore, we conducted the test with and without an air assist pump to gauge the disparities introduced by air assist.

The following table compares the Sculpfun S10 laser engraver with the Atomstack A10 Pro/X7 Pro, illustrating their contrasting outcomes.

Additionally, we present a direct comparison between cuts performed with and without air assist, each piece denoting the speed and the employment of air assist.

Sculpfun S10 3mm Plywood Cutting Test with Air Assist vs. Without Air Assist Sculpfun S10 6mm Plywood Cutting Test with Air Assist vs. Without Air Assist Sculpfun S10 10mm Plywood Cutting Test with Air Assist vs. Without Air Assist

With its rectangular laser focus spot, the Sculpfun S10 presents a well-rounded cutting performance. Air assist plays a pivotal role when working with thicker materials, as our extensive tests have shown. For comprehensive insights into cutting thick materials using air assist, please refer to our supplementary article.

Hardwood Cutting Test This examination aims to demonstrate the Sculpfun S10’s proficiency in cutting harder woods at a speed of 600mm/min. Initially, we attempted to cut 4mm pine wood, a relatively soft material. Remarkably, the Sculpfun S10 achieved this feat in just three passes.

We proceeded to tackle 3mm and 5mm thick beech wood, known for its increased hardness and density. The Sculpfun S10 exhibited no difficulty in cutting through these challenging materials, completing the task in three passes for 3mm thickness and four passes for 5mm thickness.

Intriguingly, when cutting 5mm thick oak wood, we observed that engravings appeared cleaner without the use of air assist, a departure from the behavior exhibited in poplar plywood. Therefore, conducting tests to determine the optimal configuration for a given job is recommended.

Hardwood Cutting Test with Sculpfun S10

Engraving Stainless Steel We conducted an experiment involving the engraving of text on blackened stainless steel, coated with affordable acrylic spray paint, at full power and a speed of 200mm/min. The Sculpfun S10 demonstrated excellent performance in engraving stainless steel.

Comparing various machines, the older Sculpfun S9 showcased the smallest laser spot, rendering it a highly capable cutter/engraver despite possessing half the power of other machines. Among 5W machines, it remains unparalleled in its ability to directly engrave stainless steel.

Sculpfun S10 Pro Laser Engraver

Sculpfun S10 Stainless Steel Engraving vs. Atomstack, Neje, Comgrow

Laser Engraving Stone The versatility of the Sculpfun S10 extends to engraving stone with remarkable ease. This capability opens up opportunities for personalized gifts and stone coasters, with engravings boasting substantial depth and long-lasting durability owing to the micro cracks induced by the laser.

Slate Stone Laser Engraved with Sculpfun S10 Laser Engraver

Upgrades and Accessories For those aiming to engrave cylindrical objects, the Sculpfun Rotary Attachment offers an excellent solution. Our review and testing of this accessory can be found HERE. Moreover, if you demand an even higher level of functionality from a rotary attachment, the Sculpfun S10 is compatible with the xTool RA2 Pro rotary attachment.

Expanding the work surface is possible with the Sculpfun Expansion Kit, which more than doubles the working area. Our comprehensive evaluation of this expansion kit can be accessed HERE.

We highly recommend the use of a laser engraver enclosure to ensure proper ventilation and the safe venting of harmful air through a window. To learn more about laser engraver enclosures, please refer to our detailed article.

A Capable Laser Cutter with Sturdy Mechanics and Competitive Pricing In conclusion, the Sculpfun S10 stands as a robust laser engraver equipped with air assist capabilities, ready to take on any task. Boasting a competitive price point, this machine offers a durable mechanical build that ensures longevity. When combined with an air assist pump and a honeycomb working table, the Sculpfun S10 becomes an exceptional workhorse for hobbyists and small businesses alike, quickly recouping its value through productivity gains.

Additionally, we conducted further performance tests with the inclusion of air assist. For more in-depth analyses, please refer to our supplementary article.

Unleash the Power of Sculpfun S10 Laser Engraver

Enhanced Speed and Precision Await! 💨🔥 With its powerful high-speed air assist nozzle, the Sculpfun S10 Laser Engraver optimizes fluid mechanics to maximize air pressure utilization. Experience faster spray airflow, reaching up to 14.5m/s with a 30L/min, 0.03Mpa air compressor. Boost cutting penetration and efficiency like never before.

Step into the Future with Ultra-Thin Sculpfun S10 10W Laser Beam Shaping

Elevate your capabilities with the Sculpfun S10 10W laser output power, double that of the S9. Yet, it maintains the ultra-thin 0.08mm laser beam focus, delivering higher energy density, stronger cutting penetration, and unrivaled engraving prowess.

Faster, Stronger, Cleaner Cutting Performance: Harness the synergy of high-speed air assist and the 10W high-density laser. Witness industrial-grade wood cutting performance with enhanced efficiency, stronger cutting penetration, and impeccable surface cleanliness. Power meets precision.

S10 sculpfun Industrial-Grade Accuracy for Exquisite Engraving

The S10 sculpfun’s industrial high-precision linear slide rail X-axis ensures unmatched engraving accuracy. Say goodbye to unsightly wave lines and embrace flawlessly detailed results.

Sculpfun s10 laser engraver Advanced 32-bit Motherboard

Experience the cutting-edge computing power of the Sculpfun s10 laser engraver’s 32-bit motherboard. Enjoy faster performance and effortless compatibility with leading laser cutting software like Lightburn and LaserGRBL. Upgrade options and functionality are built-in, including Z-axis and limit switch support.

Expand Your Engraving Horizons with S10 Laser Engraver

The S10 Laser Engraver retains the Y-axis expandable design of the S9. Unlock the full potential with the S10 Y-axis extension kit, expanding the engraving area to an impressive 410x940mm. Embrace a 230% increase in engraving space at an unbeatable value. Tackle large-scale projects with ease.

Adjustable Laser Eye Shield Sculpfun s10 laser engraving machine

Protect your eyes without sacrificing visibility. The sculpfun s10 laser engraving machine laser comes with a detachable eye shield, ensuring a glare-free experience even without glasses. Enjoy versatility and convenience.

Sculpfun s10 10w laser engraver cutter Safety and Durability

Find peace of mind with the prominent and secure power switch, ready to safeguard you in emergencies. With the sculpfun s10 10w laser engraver cutter all-metal body guarantees robustness and longevity, ensuring a reliable companion in your engraving journey.

Sculpfun s10 amazon A4 Steel Pad and Square Measuring Ruler

Preserve your work surface with the complimentary A4 size steel pad, shielding against laser damage and eliminating fire hazards. The precise scale lines on the X-axis and Y-axis allow for quick and accurate measurements, perfectly catering to your diverse engraving needs.

Elevate your craftsmanship with the S10 Laser Engraver – Unleash the Power, Precision, and Possibilities!

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Sculpfun S10 Pro Laser Engraver

Experience the Power of Light: Unleashing the S10 Laser Engraver’s Potential! 💥

  • Harnessing Diode Laser Energy: Bask in the brilliance of the 10W diode laser, where light energy takes center stage, revolutionizing your engraving experience.
  • Air Pipe Precision: With an inner diameter of 7.5mm, we recommend pairing the S10 with a 30L/min, 0.03Mpa air compressor for optimal performance. The nozzle boasts an 8mm outer diameter.
  • Laser Waves Redefined: Delve into the laser wavelength of 455±5nm, where precision and innovation merge to illuminate your artistic endeavors.
  • Unleash Impeccable Precision: Witness engraving accuracy at its finest with a remarkable 0.01mm precision, ensuring every stroke is a masterpiece.
  • Engraving Area Awakens: Step into a world of endless possibilities with the spacious 410*400mm engraving area, where your imagination knows no bounds.
  • The Art of Focus: Experience the perfect fusion of fixed focus and sliding devices, unveiling a seamless and effortless focus mechanism.
  • Protecting Vision, Unleashing Creativity: The S10 boasts a detachable laser cover, providing customizable eye protection. Adjust its position or remove it entirely for uninterrupted artistic expression.
  • Power Consumption Perfected: With a consumption rate of approximately 36W, the S10 demonstrates its efficiency without compromising engraving or cutting performance.
  • Engraving and Cutting Mastery: Embrace the S10’s versatility as it triumphs over various materials. From wood (including high-density varieties) to MDF, bamboo, plastic, leather, PCB boards, alumina, stainless steel, ceramics, and dark stone—witness the art of transformation.
  • Software Compatibility Unleashed: Experience a seamless connection with laser software, including LaserGRBL, LightBurn, Benbox, GrblController, and LiteFire. Windows and MAC systems become your creative haven. Supported file formats include NC, BMP, JPG, PNG, DXF, and other popular image formats.
  • Data Transfer Simplicity: Connect effortlessly through USB, ensuring swift and reliable data transfer for uninterrupted creativity.
  • Power Specifications: Input power ranging from 100-240V AC, 50/60HZ, with an output of 12V 5A—powering your artistic dreams.
  • Compact Packaging: The S10’s compact dimensions of 600345130mm ensure convenience and ease during shipping and storage.
  • Certified for Excellence: Rest assured with our CE, FCC, RoHS, FDA, and ICE certifications, signifying our commitment to delivering a high-quality, trusted product.

Unlock the world of laser engraving with the S10, where precision meets ingenuity. Elevate your creative journey and embrace limitless possibilities.

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