There are a few things that you need to know ahead of time before you start using a laser to cut paper. Paper is a great material for laser cutting because it evaporates so quickly which makes it easier for the laser to process. Some great tips for cutting paper with a laser are to make sure that the paper is completely flat and that the cutting lines aren’t too close. Finally, the steps of the process including preparing the drawing files and then cutting the actual paper.
- Greeting cards, businesses cards, paper packaging, and picture books can all benefit from laser cutting.
- When laser cutting paper, the paper needs to be completely flat and the cutting plate should be clean.
- Some online service providers are Laser Cutting Shapes, Pololu and PaperShapers.
“Not all materials respond equally to laser cutting, since they also reflect or transmit light by varying degrees.”