Entries by Natalie

Tips & Tricks: Positioning Jobs Multiple Times in JobControl

Trotec’s unique JobControl Software offers multiple features that provide functionality, productivity, flexibility, and reliability to the engraving, cutting, and marking process! Today, we are going to highlight the different options available to position multiple jobs, including “Position Jobs Multiple”, “2 Plates Together”, and “Duplicate Job” and how you can use these features as an aid […]

Reverse Engraving

Trotec’s unique JobControl Software offers multiple features that provide functionality, productivity, flexibility, and reliability to the engraving, cutting, and marking process! Today, we are going to highlight reverse engraving. Generally while processing, the laser starts at the top left corner and ends at the bottom of the engraving job. For some applications and materials, however, […]

Level-up Your Power!

How to choose the proper power level is one of the main questions asked when a customer is considering a CO2 laser. Typically, the wattage availability of C02 laser systems spans from 12 watts all the way up to 400 watts. More often than not, a higher wattage can decrease your production time. The amount […]

Keep your laser healthy and running marathons!

To maintain the health of your laser, guaranteeing top performance and speed, follow this bi-monthly maintenance checklist. 1) Check and clean all optics in the beam path. 2) Check your beam alignment. 3) Clean power supplies on rear and/or bottom of laser with compressed air. 4) Blow out cooling fins and fans on air cooled […]

Clean your lens!

Keeping your lens clean is critical as a dirty lens can result in poor marking and engraving capabilities. You should check your lens at least once a week to ensure it’s clean. If you are working with rubber or wood, it’s recommended to check it daily. Only clean the lens if it is dirty, as excessive cleaning […]

Laser Cutting 101

Laser cutting is fast and productive Laser cutting with Trotec machines outperform conventional cutting systems in terms of speed and productivity. Today, laser cutting can be done much easier and faster than ever before and can be used in a wide range of applications and industries. As one of the world’s leading manufacturers of laser […]