Tips and tricks for laser engraving and 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.

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]

Techniques for paper finishing with laser engravers and laser cutting machines

Paper can be laser cut and laser engraved in various manners. We present you with different methods for laser processing. [more information]

Tips & Tricks for the laser software JobControl® Vision

JobControl® Vision is the Trotec laser software for precise laser cutting of printed materials, for example acrylics, paper, film or card. Here you find helpful tips for the graphics creation and daily work with the cutting software. [more information]

Tips & Tricks for laser cutting and laser engraving of paper

Trotec laser machines are the optimum tool when processing paper and cardboard. Here you can find helpful tips regarding the laser processing of paper. [more information]

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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Tips & Tricks - laser engraving photos

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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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