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Architectural model making

Laser cutting and engraving of wood, cardboard and plastic parts. With a laser you can create detailed 3D models, house models, presentation, competition and functional models.

How can a laser cutter be used in architectural model making?

You can laser cut and engrave the smallest components for architectural model making and model making in the toy industry. Fast and precise laser cutting of textiles, plastic, wood, veneer, MDF, PMMA, cardboard, paper, foam, polystyrene, film, acrylic, plastic and much more.

Draw your shapes as usual in a CAD program or your graphics program. The laser cutting machine works with maximum precision and cuts your components for detailed building models, model railways, true-to-scale reproductions of various constructions or architectural models. You can use the parts immediately without post processing – and without burrs, dust or swarf. The cuts are precise and clean.

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What are the advantages of a laser machine in architectural model making? A comparison of technologies.

What you can do with a laser in model making.

How to calculate the cost of laser use in architectural modelling?

Take a look at our examples and learn more about the costs of a laser cutter to realize true-to-scale 3D models. The calculation takes into account investment and operating costs.

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We support you from the idea until long after installation of the laser machine.

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Which laser cutter is suitable for architectural model making?

Precise cutting with the Speedy series offers the ideal solution for creating 3D models. Cutting acrylic, wood, paper or textiles is effortless.

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Ideal machine for laser cutting architectural models

What our customers say.

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Dr. Martin Kaltenbrunner

Head of Institute, Johannes Kepler University: Institute for Experimental Physics, Department of Soft Matter Physics

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“Having a Trotec laser engraving machine has been a really good drawcard in getting people into the Makerspace. When they learn more about it and realize how versatile and useful it is, they often stay here a lot longer and build projects around it.”

Luke Tansell

Makerspace Adelaide

FAQs about using a laser for architectural model making.

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