Guide for Material Processing

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

Engravers handbook
Tips for Engravers

Our new handbook offers tips and tricks for engraving. Just pay with a tweet.

Download Trotec's "Handbook for engravers"

laser engraving sheets
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.

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.

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.

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

LaserPaper Wood, Synthetic and Colors

How to work with the Trotec LaserPaper range

laser engrave thin laminates
TroLase Thins engraving tips

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

Trotec Digital Print Series

Discover the special features of this laser material for digital printing.

LaserFlex heat transfer engraving material

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

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

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