Layer Settings

The laser cutter has three modes of plotting: vector cutting, vector engraving, and raster engraving.  Please consult these tables to set your line colors to the appropriate power settings before going to the laser cutter station. 

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Wood Material Table

Color Power Speed PPI Type
Black 50% 2.3% 250 Vector cutting with depth of .125" -45W
Red 80 7.6 500 Vector engraving with depth of .030” – 45W
Green 80 8.4 500 Vector engraving with depth of .030” – 50W
Yellow 80 9.2 500 Vector engraving with depth of .030” – 55W
Blue 50 2.6 250 Vector cutting with depth of .125” – 50W
Magenta 50 2.9 250 Vector cutting with depth of .125” – 55W
Cyan 50 3.1 250 Vector cutting with depth of .125” – 60W
Orange 80 10.1 500 Vector engraving with depth of .030” – 60W

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Mat Board Material Table

Color Power Speed PPI Type
Black 25 3.2 200 Vector cutting with depth of .05” – 60W
Red 12 4.0 250 Vector engraving with depth of .005” – 50W
Green 10 4.0 250 Vector engraving with depth of .005” – 60W
Yellow 11 4.0 250 Vector engraving with depth of .005” – 55W
Blue 30 3.2 200 Vector cutting with depth of .05” – 50W
Magenta 27 200 250 Vector cutting with depth of .05” – 55W
Cyan 34 3.2 200 Vector cutting with depth of .05” – 45W
Orange 13 4.0 250

Vector engraving with depth of .005” – 45W