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Customised laser engraving of
smartphones and laptops

for iPhones, iPads, etc.

Materials suitable for laser marking

With a Trotec laser engraving machine, text, images and logos can be applied quickly and easily to electronic products or mobile phone covers. Personalised, high quality laser engravings not only upgrade the product itself, they also protect it against being mistaken for a similar item. Thanks to permanent markings electronic devices can be easily identified if lost or stolen.

Materials suitable for laser marking

  • Plastics, e.g. acrylic and coated plastics
  • Wood
  • Textiles
  • Leather
  • Metals, e.g. anodised aluminium


Application examples for consumer electronics products

The housings of consumer electronics products are often made of anodised aluminium or coated plastic. Electronic displays are made of acrylic, and mobile phone cases typically made of wood, leather or textiles. Depending on the material, these can be marked with a CO₂ or fiber laser. During laser engraving, a varying amount of the top layer is removed - depending on the laser power level used- creating varying contrasts. It is not possible to cut anodised aluminium or metals with the laser.

  • Individual finishes
  • Personalisation, such as signature engraving
  • Security markings
  • Corporate branding on smartphones, tablets and laptops as well as protective cases

Why should I buy a laser for marking plastics?

More profit with laser engraving
Generate additional business by expanding your field of business with an additional service and thereby attract a new target group. The laser processes materials in a non-contact way and generates a permanent engraving. As a result engraving mass products can produce unique results. Transform this uniqueness into additional profit.

Function and advantages of laser technology

Maximum flexibility

  • Various materials, such as acrylic and PLEXIGLAS®, anodised aluminium, plastic, wood, textiles, leather and metal can be processed with a single device without time-consuming preparatory works

Advantages of a Trotec laser engraving machine

  • Speedy flexx series: Two laser sources in a single device - there is no need to manually change the laser source, lenses or focus.

Highest precision

  • For accurate markings on high quality electrical appliances, you only get one attempt. You can align your graphics on the processing surface precisely.
  • Before the engraving process is started, the laser pointer can be used to outline the area where the engraving will be applied.

Advantages of a Trotec laser engraving machine

  • JobControl® laser software: Simply intuitive.
  • Bidirectional communication with the laser - JobControl®laser software

Consistent quality

  • Recurring materials and jobs are stored in a materials database
  • Perfect results for every job
  • Uncomplicated post production

Advantages of a Trotec laser engraving machine

  • JobControl® laser software materials database

Simple digital manufacturing

  • Designs are created in your usual graphics program and simply sent to the printer via the printer command

Advantages of a Trotec laser engraving machine

  • JobControl® laser software: Simply intuitive.

Cost and time efficiencies

  • With the engraving time calculator, you can calculate the estimated engraving and cutting time before you even start the laser. This facilitates your production planning and the calculation of your engraving and cutting costs.
  • In addition, the Trotec software tracks your completed jobs. As a result, post-processing calculations are easy to anticipate.

Advantages of a Trotec laser engraving machine

  • JobControl® laser software: Simply intuitive.

Economic production

  • Costs per marking are consistently low, no costs for plates or similar preparations
  • Contactless machining means there is no pressure acting on the material, so the risk of damage is minimised
  • Decrease cost margins with low-cost customisation options

Advantages of a Trotec laser engraving machine

  • Speedy series: The fastest laser engravers available on the market with a maximum processing speed of 4.2 m/sec and an acceleration of 5 g
  • Multifunctional table concept for easy handling

What our customers are saying

"The decision to go for Trotec was a logical one in our industry, and now it’s helping me win business from my competitors! The fact that I can offer a product with such a high quality engraving finish has meant that I’ve been able to win several large contracts that the competition missed out on."
- ​Alan Hunt - managing director of Westcoast Ltd​ -
"Amazingly, despite having had the machine for a year now, we haven’t actually needed to fall back on their support since it has been running so smoothly! Our Trotec laser has had a huge impact on business. It’s now much quicker and cheaper than digital printing, and the clarity and durability of the finished product is superior to the old method."
- Phil Rees - Managing Director of Digitrol Limited -
"We were previously outsourcing our work and it was costing a fortune. The laser has allowed us to bring things in house and has provided a massive boost to our business! We’re going to save money and time in the long run and expand our business even further. We haven’t had the laser too long and already we’re feeling the positive effects it’s having on business. The software is very easy to use, and the machine, even though it’s an entry-level model, is high spec—very reliable and quick. The whole process has been spot on, and we’re safe in the knowledge that we can get in touch with Trotec if anything comes up"
- Stephen Keane - Managing Director of Science Studio -

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