Laser cut acrylic TroGlass Satins

Easter decoration

made from Trotec Acrylic: TroGlass Satins

Add some colour to your Easter - with this DIY laser cut decoration. This project features both Trotec LaserPaper and TroGlass Satin acrylic. You can laser cut this colourful decoration by downloading the free template and step by step guide.


Preparation

Laser machine used:

  • Speedy 360
  • 80 watts
  • 2" lens
  • Aluminum Cutting Grid Table or Honeycomb Cutting Tabletop for LaserPaper
  • Acrylic gutting grid for TroGlass Satins

You'll achieve perfect results using any machine in the Speedy laser engraver series.


Step by Step

Step 1: Import the design

Open the template and edit to suit your preferences. Then send the background selection to the laser with the suggested settings below.

Tip:

Put the sheet in 0/0 position (top left corner) and place the job to the same position on the plate in JobControl. Due to the size, the paper will not be cut.

Print settings:

Process mode: Resolution: Cut line:
Standard 500dpi none
Halftone: Others:
Color -

Step 2: Laser process LaserPaper

Test and adjust the laser parameters below to get the best results from your laser. The parameters will vary depending on the type of laser and your laser power.

Laser Parameter Color Process Power (%)  Speed (%)  ppi/Hz
 Engraving  black  Engrave CO2  60 100 500
 Positioning  blue  Positioning  -  -  -
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Direction Advanced
1 ON 3 top down -
- - - - -

 

 


Step 3: TroGlass Satins

Place the TroGlass Satins in the laser, and send the files for the acrylic to the laser. Suggested settings are below.

Print settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut lin
Standard 500dpi none
Halftone Others
Color enhanced geometries

Step 4: Laser process TroGlass Satins

The laser parameters below are a guide only, so adjust to suit your laser and the laser power.

Laser Parameters: Cutting

Color Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
red Cut CO2 50 0,2 5000
Passes: Air Assist Z-Offset Direction Advanced
1 ON - - -

Step 5: Assembly

Step one:  place the LaserPaper into the photo frame. 

Step two: place the acrylic circles on top of the engraved ones on the paper, biggest to smallest and so on. Be sure to align them so they are each centered.

Tip:

Place a thin plastic sheet behind the LaserPaper for added stability. Enjoy your colourful Easter decoration!


The Trotec Material Advantage

Trotecs laser-friendly paper and versatile acrylic glass are specially designed for laser processing.
The broad range of TroGlass comes in a variety of colours, textures and transparencys. Trotec LaserPaper features a real wood surface with a white cardboard on the back and provides great results when used for printing, cutting or engraving.


Inspiration

Use other colors or material combinations.


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