Acrylic sports trophy

You want to make a special sports trophy? In this tutorial we show you how you can make an impressive award out of individual acrylic layers.

laser cut sports trophy from acrylic
laser cut sports trophy from acrylic

Discover the full range of TroGlass acrylic sheets on our engraving supplies webshop.


Required material
Other materials
  • 3mm beige acrylic
  • 2 binding screws (shaft diameter: 5 mm, length: 40 mm)
  • 20 x washers (external diameter: 10 mm)
Trotec laser used for this application

120 watts Speedy 400 flexx with a 2” lens

Tip: Use an acrylic laser cutting grid table or acrylic slat cutting table to cut your materials.

Glass Trophy


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Step by step

Step 1

Step 1: Preparation

Begin by selecting which colours you are going to use for the trophy. Make sure that there is a good contrast between the the layers with the chosen colours.


If ordering TroGlass Satins 3mm Lime Green Translucent sheets ensure that the material already has double-sided adhesive film on one side.

Laser settings for the laser cut acrylic trophy
Step 2

Step 2: Laser Process​

Cut the 15 individual elements from the laser acrylic sheets. We recommend using either an acrylic cutting grid table or an acrylic slat cutting table to achieve perfect results as they reduce back reflections on the material. Cover the rest of the table with a suitable material such as paper and remove the protective film from the top side.

Laser Parameters

Scoring (red):
Performance: 5%, Speed: 1%, Frequency: 1000 Hz, Air Assist: ON, Z-Offset: 4mm
Cutting (blue):
Performance: 30%, Speed: 0.2%, Frequency: 5000 Hz, Air Assist: ON

You can download the laser parameters directly in the download section of this tutorial and import them into your JobControl® material database.


For perfect laser cutting results select the following two options in your JobControl® software.

  • Optimised geometries
  • Inner geometries first
Assebling the laser cut acrylic trophy
Step 3

Step 3: Assembly

Organise your TroGlass components so that they are in the correct order and have the binding screws and washers ready. You can then attach the different parts and layers to each other by fastening the screws.
Watch the following video for a quick assembly guide:

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Questions about applications or settings?
We're happy to advise you from A for Air assist to Z for z-offset.

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