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FAQs about laser engraving & laser cutting

Here you can find an overview of Frequently Asked Questions on the topics laser engraving, laser cutting and laser processes in general.

Frequently Asked Questions

What is the difference between laser plotters and galvo lasers?

When is which laser system to be used? The comparison shows you the most important facts. [more information]

What materials can I process with a laser machine?

Laser cutting, laser engraving and laser marking machines allow you to rpocess a variety of materials including leather, plastic, wood and rubber. [more information]

Do Trotec offer used laser machines for sale?

Trotec laser machines are known for the long service life and they enjoy popularity even as a second user system. [more information]

Which materials are unsuitable for laser engraving and cutting?

Whilst many materials are suitable for laser cutting and engraving, there are a few which should not be laser processed. [more information]

Can you laser engrave and mark metal with a Trotec laser?

Yes you can. Laser engraving and marking is possible with Trotec laser machines. Find out more about the different types of laser marking. [more information]

On-site demonstrations

Along with demonstrations at our local showrooms we can also organise an on-site demonstration at your premesis. [more information]

How does a laser work?

"LASER" stands for "Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation". Lasers amplify light by absorbing and radiating energy. The laser radiation is generated by a laser source. [more information]

How to laser cut

Laser beam cutting with Trotec machines outperforms conventional cutting systems in terms of speed, throughput and productivity. [more information]

What is the maximum dimension for rotary engraving?

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Laser engraving with Trotec laser machines

Laser engraving is a contact-free process, meaning there's no need to fix the workpiece during machining. The laser machine itself is housed in a sealed enclosure, providing maximum safety for the user. [more information]

Laser Marking with Trotec laser machines

Laser marking is the process whereby materials are marked or labelled with a laser beam. [more information]

Laser Safety

Laser machines are classified using different classes which are based on the laser power and wavelength and injury risk for the user. [more information]

Types of laser

The main difference in most laser machines on the market is the source of the laser they use. [more information]

The perfect environment for your laser

With a few tips and tricks, you can create the optimum conditions for your Trotec laser system... [more information]