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DIY samples, Tips & Tricks and more about the world of lasers

The Trotec Laser UK blog is dedicated to providing you with the latest case studies and stories of interest from the world of laser cutting, engraving and marking.
Whether you're a seasoned laser veteran or wanting to know more about the world of laser systems, then we'll have something for you.

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We regularly showcase the innovative creations of people using our lasers. So if you have something you'd like to show the laser world then get in touch with us.

Our Topics

  • DIY: Templates & Instructions
  • Tips & Tricks
  • Material Handling
  • Laser Accessories
  • Laser Software JobControl®
  • Laser Software SpeedMark
  • Laser Software DirectMark
  • Laser Parameters
  • First Steps with a Laser
  • Laser Maintenance
  • Graphics Program
  • Troubleshooting
  • Laser Business

New video: Large format laser cutting at Guildford

In our new video, our application engineer Alex gives us a walkthrough of the SP2000 laser cutter and the benefits it offers. To find out more, watch the video now.

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Laser machine maintenance tips

In our blog we cover some of the core areas to help ensure that your laser machine is kept in optimal condition.

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Laser software: Which one for which machine?

Trotec laser machines work with different laser softwares depending on the machine. In our blog we cover Trotec laser softwares and some example applications.

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Tags: Blog Laser Software JobControl® Laser Software SpeedMark Laser Software DirectMark

Diversify your business - Laser technology upgrades

Help your business to grow with the times. Read our blog to discover how you can upgrade your laser machine to help your business to grow.

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Laser education: Materials for schools

Stock up on materials for your school with Trotec engraving materials. Featuring a wide range of consumable products including laminates, acrylic and much more which can be used for a wide range of subject areas.

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Laser education: What laser is right for my school?

Looking to purchase a Trotec laser cutter for schools? Read our guide to find out the benefits of Trotec's entry level and Speedy laser engravers.

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Project ideas for education

With a laser cutter for schools, a wide range of projects can be easily created. In our blog we offer some project ideas.

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Laser safety in schools

Safety is an important factor to be considered when integrating any new technology into your school. In our blog find out which safety features make Trotec laser technology the perfect tool for schools.

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Laser education - Ways to use a laser in schools

Laser education is fast becoming a popular addition to the curriculum in many schools. Read our blog to find out ways that the laser can be used.

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Wedding season ideas

Discover application ideas for the wedding season in our new laser cutting blog.

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Trotec laser machine safety

What laser safety features do Trotec laser machines have? In our new blog we discuss the different features.

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Easter tutorials

Get ready for Easter with our laser cutting and laser engraving tutorials.

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Adding value with laser cutting and engraving

In our new video we show you how to add value using laser cut and engraved decorations.

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Designing a laser cut pop art portrait

Our new tutorial shows you how to design a laser cut pop-art piece. This is done by creating the graphic in Corel Draw. You can also see examples of finished laser cut acrylic portraits.

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Laser cut acrylic Halloween lantern

Laser cut acrylic is an excellent way to create Halloween gifts. Watch our new video to see us laser cut our TroGlass acrylic.

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