Plexiglass laser engraving steps and precautions
Plexiglass is the most commonly used carving material after wood, it is easy to be cut and carved, has a variety of shapes and sizes, relatively speaking, the lower cost. There are two kinds of plexiglass production process that is casting and rolling, laser engraving machine is mainly used to produce plexiglass way, because it is produced in the laser carved frosting effect is very white, and the original transparent texture contrast The production of plexiglass is still transparent after laser engraving, without a sufficient contrast effect. In the purchase of plexiglass to the dealer to emphasize the high purity, or buy back the material carving or cutting may be melting phenomenon.
Sculpture: In general, plexiglass using back carving way, that is, from the front carving, behind the watch, which makes the finished product more three-dimensional. In the back when the first image to be mirrored, and the carving speed to be fast, low power. Such as carving power is too high, will appear on the bottom of the uneven stripes, if you want to carve a little deep can try to carve several times. In the case of the back carving on the local color should be carved at the Department of color carved deeper, and then use the flame polishing, can be colored. If you do not polish, from the front to see the color will not be uniform.
Cutting: Plexiglass is relatively easy to cut, such as customer requirements are not high, after cutting can be delivered without the need for flame polishing. Otherwise the use of blowing equipment should be used to improve the quality of the incision. When cutting more than 8mm plexiglass, should replace the large size of the lens.
Note: When cutting plexiglass, the operator can not leave, there may be a flame when cutting.
Clean: After carving, use a damp cloth to clean the surface.
Coloring: Can use acrylic paint, other pigments may damage the finish of plexiglass!