Best laser cutter for beginners
Which laser cutters are best for beginners in the laser business?
The most important points to clarify together with your laser machine consultant are:
- What can a laser machine do, what materials can be processed?
- What equipment and space is required for a laser cutter?
- What technical and safety regulations apply in the best case scenario?
You will find answers to the most important questions as well as further links in the following FAQs. Take your time to explore the topics and feel free to contact our Trotec experts – they will be happy to help.
What applications are possible with the best laser cutter for beginners?
A laser cutter is a laser machine that can cut and engrave or mark (label) a wide variety of materials. The clean machining and processing of a wide variety of materials can be used to advantage in the design, manufacturing or processing industries. For example, laser cutting acrylic produces a crystal-clear cut edge. With textiles, the edges are sealed by the heat of the laser beam. Laser cutters are also used to produce unusual indoor and outdoor signs, advertising displays, models and decorative items for industry, architecture and the textile and advertising sectors. Whether the business is large or small – laser technology can be flexibly implemented, from one-off items to high order volumes.
Get an initial overview of "Laser cutters in general – what models are available and how do they differ?"
Which materials can be processed with the best models for beginners?
The thermal cutting process of lasering enables a wide range of materials to be processed with high precision and speed: wood, paper, plastic sheets, glass, textile and many more...
For many industries, the possibilities of customising promotional gifts, decorating paper & cardboard, creating POS displays and neon signs create new product ideas.
How quickly can you install a laser cutter – what are the first steps?
Your laser cutter is quick and easy to install – a laser machine is similar to a printer. What you need for a smooth workflow:
- the laser cutter
- Computer / laptop
- Exhaust system for safe and clean operation
- Materials / products for laser processing are also available from Trotec
What laser cutters are there for beginners?
Beginners in the laser cutting and engraving business will find the Speedy series laser cutter a good choice. Our high-performance product line meets the highest demands, both for beginners and established professionals in the laser business. Speedy stands for a smooth workflow, making starting in the laser business a pleasure.
Who are the most frequent users?
Sign makers, advertising technicians, schools and universities, creative and industrial users
How do I turn a profit with a laser cutter?
The profitability of your business depends on many factors. The smoother your start with a laser cutter as a beginner, the faster your efforts will pay off.
How can I gain knowledge quickly and get employees to a good level?
Time is money. As a beginner, it’s important to acquire knowledge on laser cutting as simply and quickly as possible. If you’re expanding your company, you’ll want to train your employees to use the machines in as short a time as possible.
Trotec Academy is the ideal place to acquire know-how on materials and their engraving properties, correct laser parameter settings and software.
See an overview of where and when which trainings are available.
What services and support does Trotec offer beginners in the laser cutter business?
We offer our customers expert service and support by email or phone for the entire service life of a Trotec laser cutter. After all, rapid return to service is a key competitive factor.
Whether you opt for an annual inspection of your laser machine or a comprehensive TroCare protection package, you can rest assured that your Trotec laser cutter is in the best hands.