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Trotec UK Laser Blog

Laser machines UK tips, tricks and tutorials

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.

Share your laser creations with us

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

Laser engraved wooden photo frame for a wedding gift

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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Laser marking v laser engraving metals

Laser marking and laser engraving metals are common applications, read our blog to find out which laser source is best suited to the application.

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Acrylic laser cutting

Laser cutting acrylic has many advantages and can be used to create stunning applications. Read our blog to find out more about the material and discover our own range of laser acrylic, TroGlass.

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July consumables offer: TroGlass

TroGlass lser acrylic: Special offer on our range of acrylics this month. Perfectly suited to laser cutting and laser engraving.

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Download our engravers handbook

Get tips and tricks for working with your laser machine in our engravers handbook. Download now.

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New laser engraving materials brochure

Download our new laser engraving materials brochure, featuring our brand new range of materials including TroGlass Metallic and Digital Print Series, and soon to be launched materials such as TroLase Foil.

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Timelapse: Our new warehouse

In April we moved into our brand new UK headquarters, providing 22,000 sq ft for our operations. Watch our Timelapse video which showcases the construction of our warehouse for all laser machines and engraving materials.

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Three Dee Kid visit's Trotec Guildford

Youtube star the Three Dee Kid visited Trotec's Guildford laser machine showroom for a laser cutting and engraving demonstration on a number of Trotec's engraving materials.

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Speedy Flexx laser engraving machines - 2 laser sources in one.

Discover Trotec's Speedy Flexx laser engraving machines. Fiber laser and CO2 laser sources in a single machine allow for mixed materials processing.

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Tis the season to be creative: Christmas tutorials

Discover a range of festive tutorials we know yule love. Using both laser cutting and engraving and a variety of different materials these tutorials are ideal for both gifts and products.

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