Prepare Wood For Laser Cutting – Everything You Need To Know

Cutting and engraving wood can be a great way to bring your vision for your projects to life. However, cutting wood by hand can be difficult and time-consuming. Laser-cutting wood solves this problem by providing an effortless way to get precise cuts every time but you need to prepare wood for laser cutting. The following … Read more

How to Clean a Laser with a Honeycomb Bed

The use of a modern laser cutter requires not only craftsmanship but responsibility and a will to put in the extra work to ensure that things go smoothly. Like many complex machines, a laser cutter requires a fair bit of maintenance from time to time. If you operate a laser cutter that uses a honeycomb … Read more

The difference between CNC Cutting and Laser Cutting

You have probably heard of CNC cutting and laser cutting machines, right? Chances are that you have also been wondering just which of the two may be better suited for your cutting needs. If you nodded to either or both questions, you landed on the right page. What’s the difference between CNC cutting and laser … Read more

Safety precautions when using a laser cutter

Laser engravers cut or engrave material with the power of laser beams. These laser beams can be quite disastrous if caution is thrown to the wind. Some of the hazards include fires, combustion of hazardous items, burns, and fumes. Once you have bought your laser engraver and are ready to start making your engraved items, … Read more

How Do You Prevent Burns from Laser Cutting?

Laser cutting/engraving is an effective way of making precise and accurate edges on your wood, plastic, or other projects. However, laser cutter burn marks have been a common challenge to most people to the extent of losing hope, which should not be the case. But the biggest barrier is how to do it perfectly without … Read more

Do Laser Cutters Emit Radiation?

Laser cutters are machines used to cut into materials precisely, creating shapes, designs, and patterns. Lasers achieve this by focusing a thin laser beam onto materials to burn, melt, or vaporize them into desired shapes. Do laser cutters emit radiation? Yes, laser cutters do emit radiation, but the quantity depends on different types of machines. … Read more

Is it safe to laser cut MDF?

Are you looking for a good laser cutting material? MDF (medium-density fiberboard) might be a good candidate. It cuts nice and smoothly, and it is a type of wood (wood is an excellent material). But is it safe to use? I investigated this question, and here is what I found. Is it safe to laser … Read more

What kind of file do you need for laser cutting?

There are many things you can do with lasers, from creating simple shapes to engraving graphics or creating 3D shapes and models, the possibilities are endless. However, there are some items you will require. Aside from the obvious (laser cutter and materials), one more thing you need is a laser cutting file. The file is … Read more

What plastics are safe to laser cut?

Plastic is a versatile material, which gives it a wide range of applications, so what plastics are safe to laser cut? One of these applications is laser cutting. With a laser cutting machine, you can cut or engrave nearly any plastic. But not every plastic should be cut with a laser machine because it is … Read more

Why is My Laser Leaving Lines? Everything You Need To Know

You may be asking why is my laser leaving lines? Laser engraving is a popular method for adding designs to various materials. You can create beautiful, intricate designs with laser engraving. However, problems may occur, like leaving lines, and you wonder why this happens. This could be caused by the laser beam moving back and … Read more