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laser engraving service

LASER ENGRAVING IRELAND (RASTER) EXPLAINED

Laser Engraving is a process where the surface of various materials are marked using varying degrees of laser power. As we use a s state of the art machine we can achieve incredible levels of detail. The type of engraving discussed in this section is raster engraving, where solid blocks of material are engraved a line at a time to achieve the desired effect.

WHAT CAN YOU ACHIEVE USING RASTER LASER ENGRAVING

Raster laser engraving is a technique where through the use of a vector based design programs, solid blocks of material are removed or marked from the surface of material. We can raster engrave on many materials including acrylic , wood, card, leather and many more. To see the full range of materials available for engraving head over to our materials section.

GUIDE LINES FOR RASTER ENGRAVING FILES

  • Be in a vector format: we recommend Adobe Illustrator but we can work with other formats on request.

  • Heavy engraving Black on the RGB swatch

  • Light engraving Blue on the RGB swatch

  • RGB BLUE = R000, G000, B255

  • RGB BLACK = R000, G000, B000

  • 5mm from the edge of the sheet

  • Zoom set to 100%

  • 720 x 420  maximum sheet size

  • Convert all text to shapes

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