Awards & Engraving

2019 Custom Gift Annual

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94 • A&E MID-MAY 2019 D o you have a need to process a variety of materials with one machine? MX Trophies, a Kern customer, uses its creative skills to produce custom awards, plates, and medals. Here is how MX Trophies uses a combination of stainless steel and acrylic to create a custom business card holder. How to Create a Custom Business Card Holder Using a Laser By Kern Laser and MX Trophies How-To/Tutorial Step One. MATERIALS NEEDED: • .050" stainless steel • .125 cast acrylic • Standoffs SUGGESTED PARAMETERS: • 250-watt laser • .050" Stainless Steel Speed: .75"/sec Power: 90% Frequency: 1000Hz Assist Gas: Nitrogen (100 psi) • Acrylic Etching Speed: 50"/sec Power: 20% DPI: 300 Air Pressure: 12 psi • Acrylic Cutting Speed: .5"/sec Power: 40% Air Pressure: 5 psi

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