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Laser cutting

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Posted: 16-03-2014 10:49
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Synopsis: Laser cutting outline of details for drawings, and materials

Laser cutting of parts can be done to drawing provided or created for your needs

As of 2012 Cut to registration feature will be added with our new Trotec Speedy 500

Laser cutting to registration marks on pre printed sheet
Saves money  with no dies required ideal for shorter runs
multiple stepped items on sheet no problem

Ideal for packaging, and point of sale items

i-cut camera system for laser cutting to registration
i cut camera registration
Materials suitable for laser cutting
 

  • Most fabrics
  • Plywood
  • mdf
  • Acrylics
  • Melamine
  • Polypropylene sheet including core flute
  • Cardboard's
  • Papers
  • Corrugated boards
  • Polyester films
  • Polycarbonate film
  • Leather
  • Cork
  • Depron Foam
  • EVA Foam
  • Others on request
 

NO PVC materials will be cut due to Acid released during cutting

Cut to registration using camera system


Requirements for cut to i-cut registration marks
Please discuss prior to printing.
Laser Cutting machine bed 1245 x 710 mm with ability to pass through larger pieces up to 1245 mm wide.
Area of cut using camera  reduced to 1100 x 700 mm  longer parts can be moved through machine
Preprinted sheet with Registration marks as pre i-cut plugin for Illustrator or Corel Draw
See  http://www.icutvision.com
Drawing file with outlines to cut and i-cut registration marks
Outlines to cut should be supplied at Hairline thickness in RGB 255,0,0
Perforation can be added if pieces required to be left in sheet
Images for lighter vector marking suggest RGB 0,255,0 and RGB 0,0,255
Images to be engraved if required in Black RGB  0,0,0 ( CMYK 0,0,0,100 )
Instructions on drawing in RGB 255,0,255 ( not engraved or cut )
If printing is required, supply on separate layer in CMYK

If you are not sure email your AI or CDR file for checking
Any print image to be on separate layer

Cutting software will pick up any distortions, and adjust the cutting to fit

If you wish Printing to be done by MyChoice@Firebridge, this can be done sheet up to 1200 x 900 mm

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