How to prepare your files for laser cutting/Engraving?

Image 1  shows what not to do. When creating a stencil, remember that everything will be cut, it is very important that all islands stays connected to the main object, if you observe the shapes in the middle of the windows, when cut, these shapes (squares) are floating and are not attached to the object anymore, they will drop and be eliminated from the final design. The result will not show these squares when coloured.

Image 2  shows how you could make your file to keep the middle squares to the design. Bridges are necessary to connect all shapes to the rest of the object.

When you want to engrave a logo or even an image with laser technology it is very important that your image be worked on with a vector base program. You can use a BMP file but resolution and quality as much as editing capabilities are easier when using a vector image. Illustrator and Corel Draw are easy programs to use when creating your file.

Follow these steps to create your file.

Open your program and a new document, use the TEXT tool and write the word you want to engrave.

Image 1  Shows a word written with a chosen font.This font can be edited, it is not yet an object, we now want to transform this word into an object.


Stencil for screen printing one color


How to prepare your files for laser cutting/Engraving?

When you want to engrave a logo or even an image with laser technology it is very important that your image be worked on with a vector base program. You can use a BMP file but resolution and quality as much as editing capabilities are easier when using a vector image. Illustrator and Corel Draw are easy programs to use when creating your file.

Follow these steps to create your file.

Open your program and a new document, use the TEXT tool and write the word you want to engrave.

Image 1  Shows a word written with a chosen font.This font can be edited, it is not yet an object, we now want to transform this word into an object.

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