paper-packaging

Paper packaging

Step by step instruction

Learn how to make creative and beautiful packaging simply using coloured paper.


Preparation

Required material:

  • Uncoated, coloured paper 130 g
  • Paper glue or double-sided adhesive discs

Machine used:

  • Speedy 360 80 Watt
  • 2" lens
  • Aluminum grit cutting table

For this sample you can use any  machine from the Speedy laser engraver series.

Tips:


Step by Step

Step 1: Import /create design template

Use our template and upload it to your graphic program and then send it to your laser. Feel free to adapt the template to your need.

Print settings

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 333 dpi none
Halftone Others
Black & White -

Step 2: Laser process

To laser engrave this kind of paper, you need only minimal laser power because the material is bleached. Put the paper into your laser engraver and start the laser process using the parameters below.

Laser Parameter

Color Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz:
black Engrave CO2 10 10 500
red Cut CO2 2 2 1000
blue Cut CO2 7 4 1000
cyan Cut CO2 9 9 1000
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
1 on - -
1 on + 3 mm -
1 on + 3 mm -
1 on - -

Step 3: Post-processing

Remove the paper from the laser machine. First fold along all folding lines and glue packaging together using paper glue or the double-sided adhesive disks.


Inspirations

Use different kinds of paper for impressive effects. Click here to find more designs for paper packaging.



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