A 50-W air-cooled laser engraving/cutting system has been released by Universal Laser Systems Inc. The unit contains a 24 x 12-in. work area and enough power for most applications, including woodworking, plastic part fabrication, architectural model making and flexo-plate production. This CO2 laser system has a modular design. The company says it has low maintenance requirements and provides a three-year warranty on the laser module.