Guide for Material Processing

We've created a selection of helpful tips for our customers when processing our various materials, from engraving laminates to laser metals and engravable acrylic. 

Engravers handbook
Tips for Engravers

Our new handbook offers tips and tricks for engraving. Just pay with a tweet.

Download Trotec's "Handbook for engravers"

laser engraving sheets
Laser engraving laminates

Read useful tips and tricks on how to achieve the optimum result when laser engraving laminates.

What are plastic engraving sheets?

Learn about the technical background of the most commonly used two-layer laser engraving materials.

laser engrave thin laminates
TroLase Thins engraving tips

Discover application tips and tricks for the lightweight and tough engraving laminate TroLase Thins.

Manual cutting of engraving materials / laser materials
Manual cutting of Trotec materials

Read our recommendations for manual cutting of our laser cutting materials and engraving materials.

digital print series engraving laminates
Tips for using Trotec Digital Print Series

Discover useful application tips for the latest range of laser engraving laminates from Trotec. 

How to laser cut LaserFlex heat transfer material

Learn how using LaserFlex heat transfer material can save time and money.

TroGlass Acrylic
How to laser process acrylic

Discover helpful tips and tricks for laser cutting and laser engraving acrylic using our handy guide.

Laser wood
Creative ideas for our laserable wood

Discover creative ideas for our laser wood.

Anodised aluminium
Anodised aluminium: Material basics

Discover the basics of the engravable metal anodised aluminium.

Laser wood
Working wih engravable woods

Discover the new range of Trotec wood sheets and a tutorial to practice using the materials.

cutting material
How to cut Trotec materials

There are many different ways of cutting materials. Discover what they are and their impact on materials.

laser acrylic
What is cast acrylic glass?

Discover the advantages of processing cast laser acrylic sheets.