Create laser engraved artwork using Trotec laser material. We think this colourful series of fruit images would look fantastic in the kitchen or dining area.

We provide free instructions and a step-by-step template for download.


Preparation

Required material:

Machine used:

  • Speedy 400, 120 watt
  • 2" lens
  • Vacuum table with acrylic cutting grid

This sample can be created on any of the laser machines in the Speedy series of laser engravers.

Important:

  • Use the 2" lens for engraving. It will deliver the best result for all engraving that is viewed from a distance.
  • Use the acrylic cutting grid for an optimum cutting result

Step by Step

Step 1: Import artwork template

Import our artwork template into your graphic design program and then make any changes that you would like. Send the images to the laser one at a time.

Print settings

Process Resolution Cut line
Standard 600dpi none
Halftone Others
colour -

Step 2: Laser process

Set the parameters like described below. The laser parameters may vary depending on the laser machine and available laser power.

Laser Parameters:

Colour Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
black engraving CO2 40 100 600
red cutting CO2 35 1.2 1000
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
1 on 1mm High Quality
1 on - -

Info:

  • Run the engraving from bottom to top so that the dust can be perfectly exhausted
  • For the cut we used the JobControl® standard parameter for quality
  • You can download the JobControl® material parameter from www.troteclaser.com

Step 3: Post-processing

Clean the surface with a damp cloth and put them into a frame.


Inspirations

You can produce the images in advance and add company logos or text afterwards.



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