3 mm acrylic (a perfect way for using material remnants)
Acrylic can be purchased through the Trotec webshop.
Trotec laser used
- Speedy 300
- 60 watts
- 2.5 inch lens
- Use the 2.5" lens
- Use a cutting table. This will prevent beam reflections on the backside of the material.
Step 1: Cut the acrylic with the laser
Open the "acrylic-penbox" file (to download click here) and send it to the laser. You can start cutting the acrylic immediately. The laser parameters depend on the machine used and the available laser power; they may therefore vary.
Recommended cutting parameters (red):
Power: 100 %, speed 0.8 %, frequency 8500 Hz, Air Assist on