FAQs about Laser Engraving & Cutting

Here you can find an overview of Frequently Asked Questions on the topics laser engraving, laser cutting and laser processes in general.

Frequently Asked Questions

How does a laser work?

"LASER" stands for "Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation". Lasers amplify light by absorbing and radiating energy. The laser radiation is generated by a laser source. [more]

How to laser cut

Laser beam cutting with Trotec machines outperforms conventional cutting systems in terms of speed, throughput and productivity. [more]

Laser engraving with Trotec laser machines

Laser engraving is a contact-free process. No fixation of the workpiece is required during machining. The laser machine itself is housed in a sealed enclosure, providing maximum safety for the user. [more]

Laser Marking with Trotec Laser Machines

"Laser marking" stands for marking or labeling of workpieces and materials with a laser beam. In this regard, different processes are distinguished, such as engraving, removing, staining, annealing and foaming. [more]

Laser Safety

Laser machines are classified according to different safety classes based on the injury risk for the user and the laser power and wavelength. [more]

A Comparison of the Different Laser Types

The laser machines available in the market mainly differ by the laser source they use. We mainly talk about CO2 lasers, fiber lasers and vanadate lasers. [more]

The perfect environment for your laser

With a few tips and tricks, you can create the optimum conditions for your Trotec laser system... [more]