Tips and tricks for laser engraving and laser cutting

Instructions, guides and tips for working with your laser. We'll show you how to improve the quality of your laser engraving and cutting results. You can also discover new tricks to save time during laser processing.

Positioning aids in the JobControl® laser software

We provide you with various options for supporting the Trotec JobControl® laser software in order to quickly and reliably determine the desired position for laser processing. [more information]

What are raster algorithms and which effects can be achieved with them in laser engraving?

Raster graphics and raster algorithms - helpful tips for laser engraving [more information]

Tips and tricks for photo laser engraving

Photo engraving made easy with the Trotec JobControl® laser software. In 3 steps to the perfect photo laser engraving. [more information]

How to use the rotary engraving attachment with the SpeedMarker lasers

Learn how to use the rotary engraving attachment on the Galvo marking lasers. Engrave the inside of a ring. [more information]

Getting started with a SpeedMarker marking laser

Learn step by step how to mark components with a SpeedMarker marking laser. You will learn all the laser basics, starting with the commissioning. [more information]

Simultaneous laser marking of multiple workpieces or components in one step

Learn how to create an array with the laser software SpeedMark and simultaneously mark multiple workpieces in one work step. [more information]

Many possibilities for your business with laser marking machines

A laser marker provides more processing capabilities and more possibilities than you might realise. Discover the possibilities for you and your business. [more information]

Engrave anodized aluminum data plates using SpeedMark

In this tutorial we show you how easily you can laser engrave data plates using the SpeedMark laser software. [more information]

How to create pop-up cards in the graphics program for laser processing

In this tutorial you will learn how to prepare a pop-up card for laser processing in your graphics program. [more information]

Tips & Tricks for JobControl® Vision

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Tips and tricks for laser cutting and engraving paper

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Adjusting the air flow shutter properly and achieving optimum suction

The Trotec air flow shutter regulates the air flow between the exhaust system and the 75-mm exhaust connection on the Speedy 300, Speedy 400 or SP500 when using a vacuum table. [more information]

How to find the right laser parameters using SpeedMark software

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Laser marking text and codes linked to external files

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Achieve better readability of barcodes and text on metals

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Tips and Tricks for Glass Engraving

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360° engraving with the rotary engraving attachment

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How to achieve light and dark engravings using laser technology

Discover how to create contrasting engraving finishes using your laser. [more information]

How to clean focus lenses

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How to export laser parameters

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Focus Modes for Trotec Laser Engraving and Cutting Machines

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How to import laser parameters into the JobControl® database

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How to create a laser-ready design in Adobe Illustrator®

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Practical tips & tricks for laser processing leather

Leather is a versatile material. Whether artifical leather or genuine leather - with laser engraving you can give wallets, belts or bracelets an individual touch of elegance. Discover some tips and tricks for laser processing. [more information]

How to extend the life of your exhaust system

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How to select the right lens for your application

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CorelDraw guide: From image to cutting path

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How to print from AutoCAD

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Inner geometries first

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Laser marking metal: Annealing

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