engraved business card box

Business card box
laser engraved

Step by step guide

The first impression counts: Use a laser engraved box for your business cards. You can engrave the box with your company logo or personalize it with your name or motto.


Preparation

Required material:

We used a business card box out of anodized aluminium

Used Trotec Laser:

  • Speedy 300
  • 60 watts
  • 2.5 inch lens

Tips:

  • 1000 ppi support very detailed engravings
  • Help yourself with a jig for easy positioning

Step by Step

Step 1: Laser cut the acrylic jig

Open the template file and send it to the laser. The laser parameters may vary, as they depend on the machine used and the available laser power.

Page 1 is the engraving for the outer surface of the box, page 2 shows the calendar and page 3 contains the jig.

Recommended cutting parameters:

Red: power 80 %, speed 0.60 %, frequency 5000 Hz, Air Assist on


Step 2: Laser engrave the business card box

Use the jig for a better positioning and start with the engraving.

Recommended engraving parameters:

Black: power 30 %, speed 30%, frequency 1000 ppi, Air Assist on

Download here the file for the ProMarker - with the high speed galvo laser the marking time is up to ten times shorter.