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Wedding Invitation from LaserPaper

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Create unique laser cut and engraved wedding invitations using the wide variety of colours fromTrotec's LaserPaper range. Customise your own invitations, cards, thank you notes and more using the same techniques.


Preparation

Required materials

  • 1 sheet LaserPaper Colors - Blue
  • 1 sheet LaserPaper Colors - Cottage Red with self adhesive backing

All materials can be ordered from our engraving supplies online store.

Machine used:

  • Speedy 100 60 Watts with a 1.5" lens.

You can use any Speedy-series laser engraver to make this sample.

Tips:

Try using two contrasting colours for this tutorial. Darker colours will enhance the visual impact of the finished engraving results. We suggest a 1.5" lens for detailed cuts.


Step by Step

Step 1: Design

Feel free to create your very own graphic design, or use our template for this wedding invitation. Simply print the two files to your Trotec laser with the following suggested settings.

Process Mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 500 dpi None
Halftone Others
Color Optimized geometries,
inner geometries first

Step 2: Laser cutting and laser engraving the LaserPaper

Place the LaserPaper on the laser table, and cover any remianing space on the table with plain paper to increase the vacuum. The reccomended laser parameters will vary depending on your laser and the laser power.

Laser Parameters:

Color Process Power Speed ppi/Hz
black engrave 30 80 500
red cut 25 2.5 2000
blue engrave 20 80 1000
Passes Air assist Z-Offset Advanced
1 ON 0 Custom
1 ON 0 Default
1 OFF 0 Custom

Tip:

We modified the standard laser parameters from JobControl and optimised for quality. You may need to adjust your settings depending on your laser and the power available. The material parameters for LaserPaper for JobControl can be downloaded from www.troteclaser.com.au


Step 3: Assembly

Take the blue engraved LaserPaper, fold along the scored edges, and glue the red LaserPaper to the center.


Why should I use Trotec LaserPaper?

Trotec LaserPaper is the perfect choice for certificates, thank you notes, invitations, cards and more. The Trotec range of laser engraving papers features a range of colours perfect for every occasion and style.

Inspiration

Try different colours of LaserPaper to make your designs unique.



Check out the Trotec laser engraver series