Assemble paper wedding invitation

Custom Wedding Invitation

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Create a customized laser-cut wedding invitation using Trotec's LaserPaper colors range. This processing technique could be used to make invitations or greeting cards for other celebrations.


Materials and Equipment

Trotec Laser

Any laser from the Speedy series can be used to make this sample.

Tips

  • Use two contrasting LaserPaper colours (darker colours will enhance the visual impact of the engavings)
  • Use a 1.5" lens to make detailed cuts

Step by Step

Step 1: Configuring the Design

You can create your own design or use our wedding invitation template (two files). Using the following settings, send both files to your Trotec laser:

 

Process Mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 500 dpi None
Halftone Others
Color Optimized geometries,
inner geometries first

Step 2: Processing the LaserPaper

Position your LaserPaper sheets on your Trotec laser's bed. Ensure to cover the rest of the bed with plain paper to focus the suction on the LaserPaper. The parameters are likely to vary depending on the specific Tortec laser used.

Laser Parameters

Color Process Power Speed ppi/Hz
black engrave 30 80 500
red cut 25 2.5 2000
blue engrave 20 80 1000
Passes Air assist Z-Offset Advanced
1 ON 0 Custom
1 ON 0 Default
1 OFF 0 Custom

Tip

We adjusted the standard LaserPaper parameters on JobControl to optimize the processing quality. You may need to configure your laser's settings depending on your laser and the power available. 

Click here to view the JobControl material parameters for your Speedy laser.


Step 3: Assembling the Invitation

Take the blue LaserPaper card cover, and fold it along the scored edges. Finally, insert the red LaserPaper into the center of the cover.


Why Should I use Trotec LaserPaper?

Trotec's LaserPaper is the ideal material all types of cards and invitations. The range features a variety of colours which can be mixed-and-matched to create geunitey unique cards suitable for any occasion. 

Inspiration

  • Get creative by using more than two LaserPaper colours
  • Try using LaserPaper Wood for a natural effect
  • to make more durable cards and invitations, try using LaserPaper Synthetic


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