Starting your own laser engraving business? With its broad system capabilities and ability to process a wide array of material types and sizes, a laser is an ideal piece of equipment to get you started. But before you decide to invest in a laser system, there are a few things you should consider. We have summed up the most important issues and gathered answers to provide you with a comprehensive guide that will help you determine which laser system is the right one for you.
One of the most important and first questions you should ask yourself is what you want to achieve with your new laser. Are you looking to start a business? What kind of products do you want to produce? Are you looking to make improvements to your exisitng business? What are your goals? Additionally, if you already have customers with certain requirements, you'll want to be sure you consider them.
In this video session, you'll get an explanation of the numerous advantages that come with a bigger laser machine and work area. The larger the machine, the more productive and flexible you are because you save loading and unloading times, and you can process at high speed for a longer time.
When you are looking for a new laser machine you have to consider the size and material of the object and the application you intent to do. Watch this video and learn why laser power is a crucial factor and what advantages come along with higher laser power.
What ongoing costs should you consider when investing in a laser system? This video will explain why it is important to keep an eye on the total costs of ownership and which factors, like machine configuration and throughput, have an impact on the total invest.
This video goes into more detail about pre-sales services you should expect from your laser manufacturer. Besides finding the right machine, you should also look for samples made from the potential manufacturer, and if possible, visit the company for a live demo.
In this video session, you'll learn about after sales services, and what services you may want to make sure you can access. No matter where you are located, you should always get fast support by phone, remote, or directly on-site at you company. Maintenance videos can give clear instructions that have a positive effect on the lifetime of the machine.
Peter Brandtner, our Head of Trotec Academy and Application Competence Center explains to you how easy and intuitive it is to use a laser – from design to finished product. Learn more about what to take care about that eases the work with the laser in your daily business.
In this video session, you'll get an overview of various laser accessories you can use to broaden your porcessing capabilities and grow your business, and an explanation of why it is worth investing in a laser system that can be expanded if your needs change.
Watch this video to get an understanding of the advantages of partnering up with a laser manufacturer that offers an integrated system consisting of laser machine, laser software and exhaust system.
It's important to consider what you'll need for the initial set up. When finding the right place for your machine, you need to think about the size and weight of the laser machine, and other basic ergonomics like having enough space to load and unload the laser, and environmental conditions like temperature, humidity or dust from other machines.
The manufacturer should support you not only with the safe transport of the machine to your premise, and offer some kind of initial training.