Laser cut acrylic TroGlass Satins

Easter decoration

Using TroGlass Satin acrylic to make Easter decorations

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Make your own stunning Easter decoration with Trotec LaserPaper and TroGlass Satin acrylic. Create this colourful decoration by downloading the free graphic templates and instructions.


Preparation

Laser machine used:

  • Speedy 360
  • 80 watts
  • 2" lens
  • Aluminum Cutting Grid Table or Honeycomb Cutting Tabletop for LaserPaper
  • Acrylic gutting grid for TroGlass Satins

You'll achieve perfect results using any machine in the Speedy laser engraver series.


Step by Step

Step 1: Import the design

Download the template, and import into your graphics editing package. Edit the template to suit your preferences. Send the background selection to the laser using the suggested settings below.

Tip:

Put the sheet in 0/0 position (top left corner) and place the job to the same position on the plate in JobControl. Due to the size, the paper will not be cut.

Print settings:

Process mode: Resolution: Cut line:
Standard 500dpi none
Halftone: Others:
Color -

Step 2: Laser process LaserPaper

Adjust the laser parameters below to suit your laser. Parameters may vary depending on the type of laser machine and your laser power.

Laser Parameter Color Process Power (%)  Speed (%)  ppi/Hz
 Engraving  black  Engrave CO2  60 100 500
 Positioning  blue  Positioning  -  -  -
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Direction Advanced
1 ON 3 top down -
- - - - -

 

 


Step 3: TroGlass Satins

Select your favourite TroGlass colours, and send the files for the acrylic to the laser with the driver settings below.

Print settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut lin
Standard 500dpi none
Halftone Others
Color enhanced geometries

Step 4: Laser process TroGlass Satins

The laser parameters below are a guide only, so adjust to suit your laser and the laser power.

Laser Parameters: Cutting

Color Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
red Cut CO2 50 0,2 5000
Passes: Air Assist Z-Offset Direction Advanced
1 ON - - -

Step 5: Assembly

The first step is to place the LaserPaper into the photo frame. Then place the acrylic circles on top of the engraved ones on the paper, biggest to smallest and so on. Be sure to align them so they are each centered.

Tip:

You can use a thin plastic sheet behind the LaserPaper for added stability. Now you can enjoy this colourful Easter decoration!


Why should I use Trotec materials?

Trotecs laser-friendly paper and versatile acrylic glass are specially designed for laser processing.
The broad range of TroGlass comes in a variety of colours, textures and transparencys. Trotec LaserPaper features a real wood surface with a white cardboard on the back and provides great results when used for printing, cutting or engraving.


Inspiration

Use other colors or material combinations.


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