Laser Engraved Artwork

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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