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    Acrylic Engraving and Cutting

    I have been playing around with acrylic and I want to understand if you leave the plastic mask on when cutting and engraving?

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    What is the best Power and Speed setting to raster engrave acrylic for a trophie? I know you mirror the text and raster it on the back so that you get a clean finish at the front, however I am finding that my raster is either too deep or too faint.

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    Re: Acrylic Engraving and Cutting

    When cutting, I usually leave protective foil on acrylic, especially if it is a thin one (1.5mm).

    For engraving use CAST acrylic not extruded which tends to melt. Depending of your laser power you will have to experiment with speed/power/dpi to find parameters for engraving. There are no universal one.
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