Design, Vector drawing and Photo editing
Export ai vector file for import into Laserworks
Export Adobe Illustrator (ai) vector file with the correct settings for import into Laserworks software used with MetaQuip CO2 laser machines.
Exporting ai vector file for import into EzCad fiber laser
Export Adobe Illustrator (ai) vector file with the correct import settings in ezcad software used with MetaQuip fiberlaser's.
Prepare 3D model in Solidworks
Making a 3D model suitable for Lasercut is actually quite simple. Here a short tutorial, in this case with Solidworks how to do this.
Make EPS files or Adobe AI suitable for import in Lasercut
Vector files in EPS or AI format can easily be adapted with Adobe Illustrator to be imported with Lasercut, so that they can be cut or engraved. Here is a short tutorial how to do this.
Prepare photos in Photoshop for laser engraving
Preparing photos for laser engraving is easy to do with Adobe Photoshop. Here are the steps to follow to get a good result.
2D Mechanical design in SketchUp
SketchUp is a 3D design program that is free to download and use for education and private individuals. It is quick to learn and can also be used to draw in 2D forms.
In this short tutorial we show how to draw 2D in SketchUp and how to export it in dxf format, which can then be imported into Newlydraw for cutting or engraving with a laser.
More information about SketchUp and download: http://www.sketchup.com/
Inkscape for laser cutting of texts
Inkscape is an open source vector drawing program. Here we show how it can be used to use all fonts in Lasercut.
Vector signs for laser cutting with Inkscape
Vector drawing for laser cutting is easy with the open-source package Inkscape. Here is an example of how quickly to make personalized cake toppers in acrylate.
Exactly CO2 laser cutting of plastic for signs
Precise CO2 laser cutting of plastic for signs & logos by using the offset function and lead in lead out function. This allows you to cut with exact measurements, and no damage occurs because the laser cuts twice on the same area.