Laser engraved padlocks
You can see them on bridges all around the world.Typically the lovers' names or initials are engraved on the padlock, and the key is thrown away to symbolize their endless love.
You Will Need
- An anodised aluminium padlock
- a slab of wood or acrylic to use as a stability tray / simple plasticine
- Speedy 100
- 60 watts
- 2.5" lens
Step by step
Step 1: Build a Tray
To help keep the padlocks stable during the laser processing, you can:
- create a tray out of wood or acrylic,
- or stick the lock to the table with some plasticine
Step 2: Design / Laser Process
Feel free to use the template we have provided, or even try creating your own, individual design! Once finished, send it to the laser using the 'print' command.
Engraving: Power: 20% | Speed: 10% | Frequency: 1000ppi | Air Assist: ON | High Quality: ON