Materials and parameters

Lists with materials to use and to avoid, tips for lasercutting and engraving specific materials, how to choose the right laser parameters for which laser job and what does each one mean.

Materials: General Information
1. Which materials are particularly good for laser cutting with Mr Beam?  Wood: laser plywood (poplar up to 4mm, birch up to 3mm), balsa wood (up to ...
Wed, 18 May, 2022 at 9:27 AM
Materials you should NOT lasercut or engrave
In this article you will find a list of materials and chemical elements, which should not be lasercut or engraved for safety reasons. Working with these mat...
Tue, 5 Apr, 2022 at 12:48 PM
Wood
Following wood types can be cut or engraved particularly well with Mr Beam Laser cutting: laser plywood (poplar plywood up to 4mm (Mr Beam II dr...
Wed, 6 Apr, 2022 at 5:44 PM
Paper & Cardboard
There are many different types of paper and cardboard in various compositions and designs. Following paper and cardboard types are good for cutting or ...
Wed, 6 Apr, 2022 at 5:50 PM
Textiles & Fabrics
Laser cutting: felt (up to 3mm) jersey  cotton jeans Engraving: dark materials with a light lower thread (works especially well with some jeans...
Tue, 12 Apr, 2022 at 11:12 AM
Synthetic Materials & plastics
Laser cutting:      foam rubber foam polypropylen acrylics (non-transparent, especially black) Polyurethan (PUR / PU) Engraving: stamping rubbe...
Tue, 12 Apr, 2022 at 11:19 AM
Leather
Laser cutting: artificial leather natural leather vegan laser leather Engraving: artificial leather natural leather vegan laser leather ...
Tue, 12 Apr, 2022 at 11:34 AM
Stone
Laser Cutting:      / Engraving: slate concrete pebble Product examples: Mr Beam helps you engrave slate plates and concrete in a very impressive...
Tue, 12 Apr, 2022 at 11:38 AM
Mirror
Mirrors can only be engraved on the non-mirroring back side with Mr Beam. The mirroring side reflects the laser light entirely and thus is not suitable fo...
Tue, 12 Apr, 2022 at 11:58 AM
Laser Parameters
In this article we explain step by step the laser parameters for cutting and engraving with Mr Beam software. In our material library you will find variou...
Tue, 12 Apr, 2022 at 1:22 PM