Laser cutting and engraving

Laser cutting is a fast method to cut plastic sheets in a finished way and laser marking is cost-effective method to individualize plastic products.

Laser engraving

Plastic materials can also be engraved. Laser engraving offers a quick and cost-efficient method for marking products. The marking allows the material to be traced, for example, in accordance with the requirements of the food and pharmaceutical industries. The laser method provides durable markings on plastic materials. The product can be identified, for example with an image, text, logo, QR code or barcode. Demanding engravings can be precisely targeted and implemented on the product according to the customer’s needs. The laser engraving method achieves a durable marking on the part, and changing or demanding conditions do not impair the permanence or reliability of the engravings.

Laser cutting

Plastic sheets can be cut into shape with a laser. It is a cost-effective method for achieving tidy and precise cutting results. Any shape that can be presented two-dimensionally can be cut using laser cutting. The laser can be used to cut different shapes, holes, and openings, for example. The laser is suitable as a plastic cutting method, especially when a clean cutting and shiny cutting edge is desired.


Applications

  • logos
  • images
  • texts
  • serial numbers
  • QR codes and barcodes


Cajo Lyra laser

With Cajo Lyra laser cutting, individualization, and serial numbering of products is easy and fast, achieving a finished result. The laser system is designed for marking large surfaces. The system achieves flexible and high-quality pattering and marking of flat surfaces. In addition, plastic products can be machined with precise cutting.

The maximum size of the workpiece is 20 x 1,200 x 2,400 mm with a repeatability of 0.1 mm.


Selecting a suitable plastic material

Not all plastic materials are suitable for laser cutting or engraving. The material selection is based on customer's individual requirements and specific features of an industrial application. Aikolon's area sales managers help you to select the suitable plastic material for your application.


Commonly used plastic materials for laser engraving

Commonly used plastic materials for laser cutting