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Customizing cutlery

Today, we will teach you how to use a laser to upgrade your stainless steel cutlery. Annealing keeps the surface smooth and allows the pieces to be cleaned easily.


Preparation

Required material:

  • Stainless steel cutlery
  • Lego for positioning items in the machine

Machine used:

  • Speedy 360 flexx
  • 30 W fiber laser
  • 2.85" lens
  • vacuum table

Any machine in the Speedy Flexx laser engraver series may be used.

Important:

If positioning the material in the machine, be sure that the surface is as flat as possible, parallel to the table.


Step by Step

Step 1: Design

Use our design or make your own. Send the job to the laser with the below printer driver settings.

Printer driver settings:

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

Step 2: Laser process

Check the parameters then set them. These settings may change based on the laser machine you use and the laser power available.

Tip:

We used Lego bricks because they are extremely useful if you have to compensate for a variety of heights or have to define exact positions. They are particularly useful in situations where producing a template wouldn't make sense.

Laser Parameters annealing

Color Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
black Engraving FLP 90 3 30000
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
1 on +2 mm -

Step 3: Post-processing

No post-processing is required. Your cutlery can still go into the dishwasher.



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