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: plywood (poplar up to 4mm, birch up to 3mm), balsa wood (up to 4mm), k...
Wed, 30 Sep, 2020 at 12:15 PM
Wood
Following wood types can be cut or engraved particularly well with Mr Beam: Laser cutting: - plywood (poplar plywood up to 4mm,     birch plywood ...
Thu, 23 Jul, 2020 at 12:49 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 ...
Tue, 7 Jul, 2020 at 11:43 AM
Textiles & Fabrics
Laser cutting: - felt (up to 3mm) - jersey  - cotton - jeans - neopren - softshell Engraving: - dark materials with a light lower thread (work...
Tue, 7 Jul, 2020 at 1:53 PM
Synthetic Materials & plastics
Laser cutting:      - foam rubber - foam - polypropylen - acrylics (non-transparent, especially black) Engraving: - stamping rubber - foam ru...
Tue, 7 Jul, 2020 at 12:16 PM
Leather
Laser cutting: - artificial leather - natural leather - vegan laser leather Engraving: - artificial leather - natural leather - vegan laser lea...
Tue, 7 Jul, 2020 at 12:11 PM
Stone
      Laser cutting:                   / Engraving: - slate - concrete - pebble Product examples: Mr Beam helps you engrave slate plates and conc...
Fri, 3 Jul, 2020 at 3:18 PM
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 f...
Tue, 7 Jul, 2020 at 12:48 PM
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, 6 Oct, 2020 at 4:36 PM
Pierce Time
Piercing Time is the time at which Mr Beam II burns into the material at the beginning of each new line or shape without moving the laser head.  If cut ...
Thu, 28 May, 2020 at 5:12 PM