CTR Lasers - Hints And Tips For Materials

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Hints and Tips for Materials

Materials Hints and Tips

This page covers helpful information on materials and how to process them.


Don't forget to visit our other hints and tips pages for: LASER OPERATION / SOFTWARE

Marking plain metals with a CO2 laser

Click here to see our step-by-step guide on how to do this.

You will need a metal marking solution (aerosol / tape / paste) to enable your CO2 laser machine to mark the metal.

Engraving mirrors or mirror acrylic

Engraving on mirrored materials can be very effective by engraving the reverse of the material to remove the reflective backing. When looking at the front of the material, this will then give you patters or areas where the mirror does not reflect, creating a striking contrast.