Guide for Material Processing

We prepared for our customers helpful information on how to process our different materials. 

Engravers handbook
Tips for Engravers

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Laser engraving laminates

Read useful tips and tricks on how to achieve the optimum result when laser engraving laminates.

What are plastic engraving sheets?

Learn about the technical background of the most commonly used two-layer laser engraving materials.

What is cast acrylic glass?

Learn more about cast acrylic sheets, also known as PMMA.

Basic tips for laser processing acrylic sheets

Cast acrylic can be laser engraved and laser cut with a CO2 laser. Read our useful tips for laser processing acrylic glass.

Working with engravable wood

Wood as a material is now more popular than ever. Learn more about how to laser process engravable wood.

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Create bending applications with Trotec materials

Discover different cutting techniques using Trotec Wood and TroGlass acrylic sheets that allow you to bend material

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Laser engraving and cutting of cork

LaserCork is a natural material and is made from natural cork granules. Read our tips for smoke-free processing of cork 

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Tips and tricks on processing TroGlass Mirror

Learn how to achieve best results when laser cutting and engraving acrylic mirror.

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TroGlitter for your glamorous applications

TroGlitter is a cast acrylic that is mixed with glitter particles. Learn how to achieve best results when laser cutting and engraving.

Which metal to use for your applications?

Have a look at our overview which metal sheet is the perfect choice for your application.

Anodised aluminium

What is anodised aluminium and how does aluminium engraving work

How to mark blank metals

Learn how to find the right parameters for marking blank metals with a CO2 and a fiber laser plotter

Create permanent, black markings on metals, glass and ceramics with a CO2 laser

Learn how to use markSolid marking sprays and pastes in our tutorial.

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Cleaning after laser engraving

Get tips how to clean plastic and acrylic sheets after laser engraving.

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TroLase Thins engraving tips

Find application tips and tricks for the lightweight and tough material TroLase Thins.

How to work with TroLase Foil

TroLase Foil is a thin, flexible two-layer plastic material. Learn how to achieve best results when laser engraving and cutting.

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Tips on processing TroCraft Eco

Learn how to achieve best results when laser cutting and engraving.

LaserPaper Wood and Colors

How to work with the Trotec LaserPaper range

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Tips for laser engraving of insulated bottles

Read tips how to personalize our insulated drinking bottles made out of high-grade stainless steel

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Engraving Linen Books

Get tips for the perfect engraving of linen books. Create customized gifts for a variety of occasions.

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Tips for processing stamp rubber

Get tips on how to achieve the best results when cutting and engraving stamp rubber.

Manual cutting of engraving materials / laser materials
Manual cutting of Trotec materials

Read our recommendations for manual cutting of our laser and engraving materials.

LaserFlex heat transfer engraving material

Decorate textiles with designs of your choice by laser engraving the thermotransfer film LaserFlex.