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Customizing cutlery

In this tutorial, we show you how you can upgrade stainless steel cutlery using a laser. The annealing process keeps the surface intact and the pieces can be cleaned easily.


Preparation

Required material:

  • Stainless steel cutlery
  • Lego to position the items in the machine

Machine used:

  • Speedy 360 flexx
  • 30 W fiber laser
  • 2.85" lens
  • vacuum table

You can use any other machine of the Speedy Flexx laser engraver series.

Important:

If you position the material into the machine, make sure that the surface is as flat as possible (parallel to the table)


Step by Step

Step 1: Design

Import our template or create your own design. Send the job to the laser using the following printer driver settings.

Printer driver settings:

Process mode Resolution Cut line
Standard 1000 dpi none
Halftone Others
color -

Step 2: Laser process

Determine and set the parameters. The parameters can differ depending on the laser machine used and laser power available.

Tip:

we used Lego bricks. They are incredibly practical if you have to compensate different heights or define exact positions. Especially when the production of a template does not make sense

Laser Parameters annealing

Color Process Power (%) Speed (%) ppi/Hz
black Engraving FLP 90 3 30000
Passes Air Assist Z-Offset Advanced
1 on +2 mm -

Step 3: Post-processing

No post-processing is necessary. The cutlery is still dishwasher-proof.



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