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.

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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.

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Step by step

Step 1

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

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

Step 3: Post-processing

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

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