Acrylic can be laser cut into all types of shapes or profiles. The engraving process is a very visually pleasing end product. The shapes or profiles can be laser cut leaving a mirrored edge on the material. Just about anything that you can think of can be laser engraved on acrylic or plastic. Be it a simple engraved logo or something as complex as a digital photo it all can be done with laser engraving. Laser engraving acrylic or laser cutting can be a cost effective way of cutting unique shapes without having to stress the materials as you do in the cnc process. The bottom line is a savings for the end user. Laser Engraving Acrylic
Laser engraving acrylic and the types of acrylic that can be cut.
There are many types of acrylic/plastic that laser engraving can shape or cut. Acrylic/plastic come in numerous colors, some of these colors can be seen at my website www.mpdacrylics.com and the more common acrylic/plastic colors are kept in stock. Such as black,white and the bronzes. There are also many colors of mirrored acrylic/plastic that can be found for any type of laser engraving or cutting. Thicknesses of acrylic/plastic will also vary. You have to keep in mind the thicker the material the longer it takes the laser to cut it. Which is in direct relation to the price that you will pay. Laser Engraving Acrylic.
Laser engraving acrylic and the finished product.
The finish on the edges of acrylic/plastic that are cut on the lasers are very attractive. If your familiar with a flamed polished edge on acrylic or plastic you will know what I mean. The engraving can be very subtle and almost art like. I will have several pictures to go along with this article to show you what can be done with acrylic or plastic. The shapes are endless just about any profile can be cut using a laser. The bottom line is its a way of producing a very attractive piece at a very attractive price point. Laser Engraving Acrylic
Laser engraving acrylic and other materials that can be used.
Acrylic/plastic are not the only materials that can be laser engraved or cut. Wood, leather,petg and numerous other substrates can be laser cut into any desired shape. If you have any questions about what materials that can be used please give us a call with any questions. 1-800-372-9935 Thank you for taking the time to read this article on laser engraving or cutting.