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Laser engraving of Marble / Bluestone

Engraving natural stone with a CO2 laser

Last week we have demonstrated engraving and cutting of wood and leather, this week we have chosen to work something swords; Marble / blue stone. Laser engraving of marble / blue stone is possible and gives a nice result. These natural materials are often encountered as tiles and as a decoration element. Although lasers can not cut these types of materials, they can be used for engraving, to give it a personal note.

Standard blue stone tile of 50 x 50 cm

We used a bluestone tile of 50×50 cm. Often used for tiling driveways, paths and terraces and we have engraved the name and house number in the tile. It does require a stronger laser, at least 80/100W, to engrave with sufficient speed and depth.

Want to get a quote, demonstration or your own material? 

You are most welcome to see whether laser technology is a suitable solution for your cutting or engraving application or application. Bring your digital design or material to a demonstration and we can view the result on the spot. Of course you can also send it.

The result

The deep contrast of the polished stone and the engraved surface provides a clear and beautiful finish. For larger products, MetaQuip has a special machine in the portfolio that can be placed directly on top of the granite, to avoid the heavy stone having to rest on the machine. If you would like more information about this, please feel free to contact us.

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Natural stone laser engraving with CO2 laser machine
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Detail of laser engraving result
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Detail laid

More information

More information about the different laser engraving machines and possibilities. Go to the laser engraving machines overview page ...

Engraving natural stone in action