stamp photo quality

Laser engraved
photo stamp

Transform your photos into stamp imprints

Is it a stamp or photo? Have a close look and discover the filigree details of the stamp which will imprint on any kind of paper. In this tutorial you can create a stamp imprint by laser engraving stamp rubber. Laser rubber is available from our engraving supplies webshop.


Preparation

Materials required

  • Laser rubber
  • A stamp, we have used a Trodat Professional 5215

Trotec laser machine used

  • 60 watt Speedy 100

Tip:

  • Use a 1.5 inch or a 2.0 inch lens for laser engraving.

Step by Step

Step 1: Choose your photo

Where possible, use a high-contrast portrait photo with a light, even background. When using pictures from Internet, always download large-scale images.

Read our detailed guide on how to prepare a photo for stamp engraving.


Step 2: Laser engraving and cutting the laser rubber

Open the file "Photo stamp" and send it to the laser using the recommended laser parameters for the material. Parameters vary depending on your laser machine and its available laser power.

Used laser engraving parameters (black):

Power 100 %, Speed 18 %, 600 ppi

Used laser cutting parameters (red):

Power 100 %, Speed 2.5 %, frequency 2000 Hz


Step 3: Assembly

Once you have finished laser cutting and engraving the rubber, you are ready to fix it into the stamp.