Laser cutting of paper

CO2 laser machine for laser cutting paper

A CO2 laser is very suitable for laser cutting paper. Do not just think of straight lines here, but these can also be complex shapes and figures with a large number of details. You do not have a heavy weight for laser cutting paper CO2 laser cutter necessary, if (thick) cardboard has to be cut with it, more laser power is needed, because otherwise the laser can not work with sufficient speed and edges have the chance to discolour. How visible this is depends on the color of the paper, but in general it is advisable in these cases to take a machine with a higher laser power.

CO2 laser machine for cutting paper
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Laser cutting of paper
Laser cutting of paper

Settings for laser cutting of paper

Last week I spent laser cutting paper. Cutting paper is no problem for a laser. You should even pay attention to the ability to prevent burning or catching the paper. Reducing the laser frequency helps a lot in getting a good cut line and the pleasure of paper is that you can use high speeds, gives quick results. There are various patterns on the internet or you can draw your own creation yourself. Result of the example that we have made can be found on our Youtube channel.

More information

More information about the various CO2 laser cutters for paper and possibilities. Go to the laser cutter overview page ...

Laser cutting of paper was last modified: October 25th, 2019 by Coen Lauwerijssen

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