new years eve lucky charms

Lucky Charms

New Year's Eve Themed

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Get your creativity flowing with these quirky New Year's lucky charms, made from a variety of materials including TroLase, TroGlass, Plywood and more!


Preparation

Required material:

  • Aluminium Tags Round large (32 mm) in any color
  • TroLase 1,6mm in different colors
  • TroGlass 3mm in different colors
  • Plywood 3mm
  • Chain or key ring

Machine used:

  • Speedy 360
  • 80 watts
  • 2" lens
  • Vacuum table with acrylic grid for TroLase and acrylic and honeycomb cutting tabletop for wood

Note: This sample can be made with any other machine from the Speedy laser engraver series.

Tip:

If you wish to engrave a whole series of tags, we recommend using a jig. Click on the link below to learn how:

Template for processing Trotec aluminium tags

Step by Step

Step 1: Aluminium tag

Import our template and tailor it to suit your requirements. Send the job to the laser machine and use the driver settings specified below:

Print settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 1000dpi none
Halftone Others
Colour -

Step 2: Laser process aluminum tag

The laser parameters may vary slightly depending on the type of laser machine being used and the available laser power.

Laser Parameters: Engraving

Colour Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
black Engrave CO2 20 20 1000
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Direction Advanced
1 ON - top down -

Step 3: Charm

Import our template and adapt it to your requirements. Send the job for each charm to the laser using the driver settings below.

Print settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 500dpi none
Halftone Others
Color enhanced geometries,
inner geometries first

Step 4: Laser process charm

The laser parameters may vary depending on the type of laser machine being used and the available laser power.

For all materials we use our standard setting from JobControl.


Step 5: Assembly

In order to assemble the lucky charm, simply join the aluminium tag and a pendant of your choice using a bead chain or a keyring. You can experiment with this DIY application by mixing various materials and colours.


Choosing the right material

At Trotec, we have a wide range of high-quality laser materials that cater for almost every application. Why not have a go at creating these DIY lucky charms with acrylic or wood material? The opportunities are endless!

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