Awards & Engraving

2019 Custom Gift Annual

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72 • A&E MID-MAY 2019 C ardstock is a versatile and popular mate- rial to use with the laser as it can be both cut and engraved. This project features black cardstock that we engraved and cut to create custom paper packaging for lightbulbs. By adjusting the speed, power, and frequency settings on the laser, operators can etch text, cut out shapes, and even create perfectly per- forated lines for easy folding and assembly. Read on to learn how we completed this project and consider adding laser cut paper packaging to your product lineup! How to Laser Cut and Engrave Packaging By Epilog Laser How-To/Tutorial Step One. MATERIALS NEEDED: • Cardstock • Glue • Laser system (used here is a 60-watt Helix) • Engrave: Raster; Speed: 80%; Power: 8% • Score: Vector; Speed: 60%; Power: 10%; 10f • Cut: Vector; Speed: 70%; Power: 60%; 200f 72 • A&E MID-MAY 2019

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