An Overview on Laser Wood Engraving

Posted on September 30, 2015 at 9:19 pm

Laser wood engraving is much like printing an image on a printer. Using similar technology, the images you typically print to paper are created instead using a CO2 laser beam. The beam can engrave and cut a design on a wide variety of materials.

There are many types of laser wood engraving machines that can do this from desktop Zing Laser Series to top-of-the-line Fusion laser engraving systems, there is a laser engraver to etch any kind of product required.

Laser wood engraving machines typically have these specifications:

Laser: CO2 laser source, 30-120 watts

  • Engraving Materials: Wood, acrylic, plastic, glass, leather, corian, fabric, coated metals, anodized aluminum, ceramics, mylar, pressboard and more.
  • Cutting Materials: Wood, acrylic, plastic, delrin, cloth, leather, melamine, paper, rubber, veneer, cork and more.

Laser wood engraving is a modern take on a traditional etching technique. Retaining elements of old methods and combining them with modern functionality.

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