Awards & Engraving

2019 Custom Gift Annual

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A&E MID-MAY 2019 • a-e-mag.com 95 STEPS: 1 Create and Export a File: Within CorelDRAW, multiple cut-line colors are used to assign set- tings to the different substrates being cut. The image or text is added to areas that need to be engraved. Once the file is complete a simple export tool sends the creation to the laser. 2 Set Parameters: KCAM software is used to set the laser power, speed, and other settings. 3 Cut Stainless Steel: Load the steel sheet and adjust the focal height of the metal cutting assembly. Enable the cut-line colors assigned for the stainless steel and click Start. 4 Cut and Engrave Acrylic: Install the acrylic processing head and honeycomb bed. Add standoffs to reduce flashbacks on the back side of the acrylic being cut. Load the acrylic sheet. Enable the cut-line colors assigned to the acrylic as well as the engraving option and click Start. 5 Assemble Step Three. Step Four. Step Five. A&E The final outcome. IMAGES COURTESY KERN LASER AND MX TROPHIES

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