Laser engraved maple beer tap handles with laser engraved lettering/logo/magnet insert. Sarah Evans and Laura Shoemaker, Appalachian Signs, Boone, North Carolina
These western red cedar panels were laser engraved by Sarah Evans and Laura Shoemaker, Appalachian Signs, Boone, North Carolina, on a Trotec laser.
Laser-cut lettering and plaques. Sarah Evans and Laura Shoemaker, Appalachian Signs, Boone, North Carolina
Doug Bergstrom, Xtreme Grafix, St. Albans, Vermont cut these letters from ¼-in. clear acrylic on a Universal laser, then applied vinyl film to the back of the letter, giving the glossy letters an interesting look. The letters are mounted on black Dibond aluminum composite material [ACM].
Pierre Hoffman, Creative Indulgence, Redondo Beach, California, used an Epilog laser to engrave the blade of this presentation knife for a chef.

6 steps to adding a laser

More and more sign shops are finding laser cutter/engravers a perfect fit

By SignCraft.com

Posted on Tuesday, January 5th, 2016

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Laser engraving/cutting equipment

Acsys Laser:
www.acsyslaser.com

Epilog Laser:
www.epiloglaser.com

Gravograph:
www.gravograph.com

Trotec Laser:
www.troteclaser.com

Universal Laser Systems:
www.ulsinc.com

Vision Engravers:
www.visionengravers.com

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Advances in technology have put a lot of cool tools within reach of sign businesses, including laser engraver/cutters. It wasn’t too long ago that these were priced out of reach of conventional sign shops. But that’s changed, and more and more sign shops have added a laser.

In mainstream sign work, the laser’s ability to cut acrylic graphics precisely with mirrorfinished edges is an asset. It also opens up new markets to the sign shop in marking and engraving, and these customers are also potential sign customers.


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