- Material Capabilities
- Technical Specs
- Model Comparison
The Epilog Zing Laser starter series is Epilog's small format, high-quality engraving line. The perfect desktop laser cutter for everything from home use to starting a business, the Zing Laser provides high-quality engraving and cutting, at a low cost. The Zing Laser provides incredibly fast engraving speeds at a low price, allowing you to create more product in less time. The system is user-maintainable, easy to use and provides engraving detail up to 1000 dpi, even at its highest speeds. Epilog's smallest laser, the Zing 16 laser machine, features a 16" x 12" (406 x 305 mm) work area and a maximum material thickness of 4.5" (114 mm) to engrave thicker items.
Higher wattages allow you to run the laser at higher speeds to engrave to the same depth on materials, and you can also cut through thicker materials in a single pass. The Zing 16 is available with 30 and 40-watt laser options. You can buy it online with a 30 watt laser source, or both of the wattages through your distributor.
Do I need the Exhaust and/or Filtration System Accessory?
All lasers need to either exhaust to the outside or use an internal filtration unit to clean the air of dust and debris, so you can either use a filtration or exhaust unit listed above, or source one on your own. The Zing 24 laser recommends an exhaust fan that is rated at a minimum of 350 CFM for external exhaust. Factors such as length and type of tubing from the Epilog laser to the exhaust fan and from the exhaust fan to the outside of the building can produce significant losses on the true amount of air that is drawn from the Epilog laser. The Portable Exhaust Unit will require metal ducting leading to and from the laser system and exhaust fan. It attaches to a 4" exhaust port on the back of the laser system.
We have two available ventilation options online:
- FiltraBox Filtration Unit
- Portable Exhaust Unit
All machinery is shipped in 1-2 weeks with a lift gate.
Online training is included with the system through the Epilog Laser Training Suite that walks you through setting up your system, basic laser design concepts, and maintenance tips and tricks. For in-person training, please contact the distributor in your area to purchase additional training packages.
Is additional cooling required?
No, we use air-cooled CO2 lasers, so no additional cooling is required. The use of the metal/ceramic laser design allows us to fire the laser at higher speeds than other technology and provides a longer life on the tube before recharging is needed.
How do I get support?
Epilog's lasers come with a 2-year warranty that covers all parts of the system, including the laser tube. If you have an issue with your system, you'll call our Technical Support department, and they will help to diagnose the problem and ship the parts out to you. The machines are designed so they can be repaired easily by you, and the easy, step-by-step video instructions on the Training Suite walk you through replacement of many parts of the machine. Even after your warranty has expired, lifetime phone assistance is provided for the machines.
Where is the system manufactured?
We're proud to say all Epilog Lasers are 100% designed, engineered and built in the USA at our global headquarters in Golden, CO.
Why should I work with my distributor instead of buying online?
If you need additional help purchasing a machine, there is no one more experienced with our equipment than our distributors. They are our local contact for you and are able to assist you with in-person demonstrations, selecting the right machine for you, applications testing, and much more. They also have the full range of Epilog machinery available for purchase. You can find your distributor by clicking here.
I can't purchase with a credit card.
Your distributor can take a variety of payment options, including PO's and helping to set up lease payments. You can also use Paypal to send funds directly from a bank account.
I have more questions!
Contact us at 303-277-1188 and we'll be happy to answer any questions you have. If you're not ready to buy today, fill out the form on our website and we'll send you a full product line brochure and sample kit.
The higher the wattage, the thicker the materials you can cut through and the faster you can run the laser to get to the same engraving depth. A 30/40-watt laser source cuts up to 1/4" thick hardwoods and acrylics in a single pass. A 60-watt laser source cuts up to 3/8" thick hardwoods and acrylics in a single pass.
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|* CO2 lasers will mark bare metals when coated with a metal marking solution. For more information, visit our laser metal marking page.|
|Do you have a material you would like us to test? Our Applications Team would be happy to assist you.|
|Engraving Area||16" x 12" (406 x 305 mm)|
|Max Material Thickness||4.5" (114 mm)|
|Laser Wattage||30 or 40 watts|
|Laser Source||State-of-the-art, digitally controlled, air-cooled CO2 laser tubes are fully modular, permanently aligned and field replaceable.|
|Intelligent Memory Capacity||Multiple file storage up to 64 MB. Rolling buffer allows files of any size to be engraved.|
|Air Assist||Attach an air compressor to our included Air Assist to remove heat and combustible gases from the cutting surface by directing a constant stream of compressed air across the cutting surface.|
|Laser Dashboard||The Laser Dashboard™ controls your Epilog Laser's settings from a wide range of software packages - from design programs to spreadsheet applications to CAD drawing packages.|
|Red Dot Pointer||Since the laser beam is invisible, the Red Dot Pointer on Epilog's Zing Laser allows you to have a visual reference for locating where the laser will fire.|
|Relocatable Home||When engraving items that are not easily placed at the top corner of the laser, you can set a new home position by hand with the convenient Movable Home Position feature on the Zing Laser.|
|Operating Modes||Optimized raster, vector or combined modes.|
|Motion Control System||High-speed micro stepper motors.|
|X-Axis Bearings||Shielded Roller Bearing Assembly on a Ceramic Coated Aluminum Guide Rail.|
|Belts||Advanced B-style Kevlar Belts.|
|Resolution||User controlled from 100 to 1000 dpi.|
|Speed and Power Control||Computer or manually control speed and power in 1% increments to 100%. Vector color mapping links speed, power and focus to any RGB color.|
|Print Interface||10 Base-T Ethernet or USB Connection. Compatible with Windows® XP/Vista/7/8/10.|
|Size (W x D x H)||28.75" x 22.125” x 11.75” (730 x 562 x 298 mm)|
|Weight||95 lbs (43 kg)|
|Electrical Requirements||Auto-switching power supply accommodates 110 to 240 volts, 50 or 60 Hz, single phase.|
|Maximum Table Weight||The Zing 16 and 24 have a static table weight of 50 lbs (22.7 kg) and a lifting table weight of 25 lbs (11.5 kg).|
|Ventilation System||350 - 400 CFM (595-680 m3/hr) external exhaust to the outside or internal filtration system is required. There is one output port, 4" in diameter.|
Exhaust and Filtration Units
All lasers need to either exhaust to the outside or use an internal filtration unit to clean the air of dust and debris, so you can either use a filtration or exhaust unit listed above or source one on your own. The Zing 24 laser recommends an exhaust fan that is rated at a minimum of 350 CFM for external exhaust. Factors such as length and type of tubing from the Epilog laser to the exhaust fan and from the exhaust fan to the outside of the building can produce significant losses on the true amount of air that is drawn from the Epilog laser.
The Portable Exhaust Unit will require metal ducting leading to and from the laser system and exhaust fan. It attaches to a 4" exhaust port on the back of the laser system.
We have two available ventilation options online:
- FiltraBox Filtration Unit
- Portable Exhaust Unit
For more information, call us at 303-277-1188.
Air Assist Pump
Epilog's optional Air Assist Pump (air compressor) is available to work with the included Air Assist features of the laser systems. Direct a constant stream of air to your cutting surface to remove heat and combustible gases from the work area.
This high-quality air compressor unit feeds 30 psi of air through the Air Assist structure, giving you the best cutting results available. The rubber vibration-dampening feet reduce the noise level of the compressor, and connection is a breeze with our quick-connect inlet and outlet ports on the compressor and the laser system.
The Vector Cutting Grid on the Epilog Zing laser is used to lift materials being cut above the work surface. This allows the laser beam to pass cleanly through the material you are cutting and dramatically reduces underside reflections.
The air space below the vector grid is connected to the exhaust, so smoke is removed not only from the top side of the material, but also from the underside.
|Zing 16||Zing 24||Fusion Edge 12||Fusion Edge 24||Fusion Pro 32||Fusion Pro 48|
|Max Engraving Area||16" x 12" (406 x 305 mm)||24" x 12" (610 x 305 mm)||24" x 12" (610 x 305 mm)||24" x 24" (610 x 610 mm)||32" x 20" (812 x 50 mm)||48" x 36" (1219 x 914 mm)|
|Max Material Thickness||4.5" (114 mm)||7.75" (197 mm)||7" (178 mm)||10" (254 mm)||12.25" (311 mm)||12.25" (311 mm)|
|Laser Tube Types||CO2||CO2||CO2, Fiber||CO2||CO2, Fiber, or Dual||CO2, Fiber, or Dual|
|Available online?||Yes||Yes||Yes (CO2); For Fiber, Contact Your Distributor||Yes||Contact Your Distributor||Contact Your Distributor|
|For wattages unavailable online or to purchase directly with distributor, find your distributor here.|
|Rotary Max Diameter||N/A||5.25" (133 mm)||4" (102 mm)||7" (178 mm)||10.25" (260 mm)||10.25" (260 mm)|
|Speed||48 IPS||48 IPS||120 IPS||120 IPS||165 IPS||165 IPS|
|Maximum DPI||1000 dpi||1000 dpi||1200 dpi||1200 dpi||1200 dpi||1200 dpi|
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