Acrylic is used for thousands of products due to its high quality, exceptional clarity, ease in processing and design flexibility. It is much stronger than glass, yet only half the weight. From displays to signage, medical devices, lighting, and electronics, this material is a safe, impact resistant option. Acrylics are waterproof, and can be used in kitchens, bathrooms or outdoors. Acrylic sheets are available in various colours, as well as; solid, transparent, tint, cloudy, sparkle, clear and mirror.
Wood is a commonly utilized material, used in diverse industries, due to its versatility, carbon positive properties and receyclability. In the design industry; dark laser cut wood with brown or white coloured engravings serve as exceptional design elements in wood products. Laser cutting/engraving wood allows for added value, through design flexibility and precision. Wood is an ideal material for making architectural elements, decorations, models, panels and prototypes.
Laser cutting is becoming increasingly more popular within the fashion industry using leather products. It is predominantly used for clothing design, and aids in mass producing shoes, belts, bags and accessories.
Along with being used by fashion students and designers, laser cut leather is also regularly used within the furniture and motor industries for costumes, decorative pieces and upholstery.
Laser cutting can save huge time and labor cost for tough and special fabrics like Kevlar and Carbon fiber.
Laminates are multi-ply plastics. They are made of a core layer of modified acrylic which has been coated with a thin top layer. The engraving process reveals the color of the core material.
Laminates are ideal material for making signs, badges, panels and artworks. They are available in a multitude of colours and finishes. Including; glossy, brushed, matte, sandblast, metallic, silver and gold.