engraved-business-card

Laser cut and engrave
your own business cards

Step by step guide

Use our template and instructions to laser cut and engrave your own business cards


Preparation

Materials needed:

  • Paper or cardboard of your choice

Trotec laser used


Step by Step

Step 1:

Open the file "Business_Card" in your graphic program and send it to the laser.
Keep in mind that the settings for speed and laser power may vary depending on the machine used. eep in mind that the settings for speed and laser power may vary depending on the machine used.

Laser Settings

Black (engraving):
power: 30 %, speed: 25 %, frequency: 500 dpi, air assist: on 

Red (cutting):
power: 30 %, speed: 5 %, frequency: 1000 Hz, air assist: on, Z-Offset: -2

Blue (cutting):
power: 25 %, speed: 1.5 %, frequency: 1000 Hz, air assist: on

Desert blue (cutting):
power: 40 %, speed: 2 %, fequency: 1000 Hz, air assist: on


Tips

  • Use the 1.5 inch lens. As a result, the detailed writings become particularly beautiful.
  • If you use conventional paper instead of special cardboard, reduce the laser power.
  • The combination of the vacuum table and the honeycomb table leads to the best result.
  • Feel free to adapt the design! Be creative!