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LaserPaper Valentine's card

Step by step instruction

Learn how to make a personalized card for Valentine's day using our new LaserPaper.


Material needed: 

Machine used:

  • Speedy 360, 80 Watt
  • 1.5" lens
  • Vacuum table and honeycomb cutting table

For this application it is possible to use whichever machine from the Speedy series. 

Tip:

Use the 1.5 inch lens if you want to make intricate cutting designs like in our template


Step by Step

Step 1: Import design

Create your own original design or use our file. Send the file to your Trotec laser machine using the following settings: 

Print settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 500 dpi none
Halftone Others
Color  

Information: 

The little circles inside the heart shape are perforated which will help take off the heart. It is also possible to use the heart for other applications. 


Step 2: Engraving the Paper

Change the material settings to the optimized parameters recommended for the various engravings and cuts. The settings will vary depending on which machine and laser power you have.

Laser parameters:

Color Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
black Engrave CO2 17 20 500
red Engrave CO2 25 20 500
blue Engrave CO2 12 1 1000
cyan Cut CO2 5 1 1000
green Cut CO2 24 2 1000
Passes Air Assist Z-OFfset Advanced
1 on +3 mm High quality
1 on - High quality
1 on - -
1 on +4 mm -
1 on - -

Information:

In order to get optimal suction, it is recommended to cover the rest of the table area. 


Step 3: Cleaning

Any residue or dust can be taken off with a damp cloth if needed. Ensure this cloth is not wet as it may damage the paper.


Inspiration

  • You can use different colours from the LaserPaper products in order to create different cards and applications. 
  • You can also use LaserPaper Wood, print it and cut it with your laser system using JobControl® Vision.


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