Laser cut acrylic TroGlass Satins

Easter decoration

Made from Trotec engraving materials

Looking for inspiration for an Easter decoration? Follow our tutorial to create a colourful piece made from LaserPaper and TroGlass acrylic. All materials available from our engraving supplies webshop


Preparation

Laser machine used:

  • Speedy 360
  • 80 watts
  • 2" lens
  • Aluminium Cutting Grid Table or Honeycomb Cutting Tabletop for processing LaserPaper
  • Acrylic gutting grid for TroGlass Satins

This sample can also be made on any machine from the Speedy laser engraver series.

Download:

Graphic files


Step by Step

Step 1: Import the design

Import our template and adapt it to your requirements. Send the job of the background to the laser using the driver settings below.

Tip:

Put the sheet in 0/0 position and place the job to the same position on the plate in JobControl. Due to the size the paper will not be cut.

Print settings:

Process mode: Resolution: Cut line:
Standard 500dpi none
Halftone: Others:
Colour -

Step 2: Laser process LaserPaper

The laser parameters will vary depending on your laser machine and its available laser power.

Laser Parameter Colour Process Power (%)  Speed (%)  ppi/Hz
Laser Engraving  black  Engrave CO2  60 100 500
 Positioning  blue  Positioning  -  -  -
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Direction Advanced
1 ON 3 top down -
- - - - -

 

 


Step 3: TroGlass Satins

Send the job for the three different TroGlass colours to the laser using the below settings.

Print settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut lin
Standard 500dpi none
Halftone Others
Colour enhanced geometries

Step 4: Laser cutting TroGlass Satins

The following parameters will vary depending on your laser machine and the power available

Laser Cutting Parameters

Colour Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
red Cut CO2 50 0.2 5000
Passes: Air Assist Z-Offset Direction Advanced
1 ON - - -

Step 5: Assembling your artwork

Begin by putting the LaserPaper into the picture frame, adding the acrylic circles onto the engraved areas on the paper, smallest to smallest and so on. Make sure to align each of them to the center.

Tip:

To make the picture more stable we put the thin plasitc sheet behind the LaserPaper. Once this is done your finished Easter decoration is ready.


Why use Trotec materials for this application?

TroGlass series acrylics are especially suited to laser cutting and engraving. Our wide of TroGlass sheets is available in numerous colours and with different surfaces or degrees of transparency. 

LaserPaper Wood consists of a real wood surface with a white cardboard on the back and enables extraordinary results when printing, laser cutting and laser engraving.


Inspiration

Make unique designs by experimenting with different materials and colours. 


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