Ball-point pen display

Step-by-Step instructions and templates

Create your own file or use our already created template to make an awesome counter display. Simply adapt the dimensions to the ones you need and start production.
You can find these engraving materials on our material webiste. 


Preparation

Required material:

Machine used:

  • Speedy 400
  • 100 Watt
  • 2" lens

For this sample you can use a Speedy 360 or Speedy 400 laser machine from the Speedy laser engraver series.

Tips:


Step by Step

Step 1: Import/create design template

Import the design into your graphic program and change it according to your requirements.

Print settings

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 500 dpi none
Halftone Others
Black & White  

Step 2: Laser process

Cut all parts out of MDF using the aluminum cutting grid table. Next, cut and engrave the acrylic on the acrylic cutting grid table or the acrylic slat cutting table to avoid back reflections on the material. Finally, cut the letters out of TroLase Lights.

Laser Parameters:

Material Color Process Power (%) Speed (%)
MDF red Cut CO2 100 0.5
Acrylic red Cut CO2 95 1
TroLase Lights red Cut CO2 17 2
ppi/Hz Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
1000 1 on - -
1000 1 off - -
1000 1 off - -

Info:

  • We used the standard laser parameters from JobControl® optimized for speed
  • The material parameters of JobControl® can be downloaded from www.troteclaser.com

Step 3: Post-processing

Clean the marks on the parts using a cloth. Glue the two MDF parts together and add the acrylic piece on top. Make sure that all pieces are positioned precisely on top of each other. Use an angle stop if necessary to avoid shifting of the parts. Next, glue the letters made of TroLase Lights to the acrylic. Finally, insert the stands into the slots at the back of the display.


Inspirations

Instead of the adhesive letters, you can directly engrave on the acrylic.


Downloads

Download template


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