Category Archives: Laser Cutting Machines

Laser cutting plastic: What you need to know 


Laser cutting is a precise and versatile technology that has revolutionised various industries. It utilises a concentrated beam of light, typically a laser, to cut through materials with incredible accuracy. This process offers advantages such as intricate detailing, minimal material wastage, and the ability to work with a wide range of materials, including plastic, making […]

Safe materials to work with laser cutting 

laser cutting plastic

Laser cutting is a process that utilises a focused laser beam to cut through or engrave materials with high accuracy. It has gained widespread popularity across various industries due to its versatility, precision, and efficiency. The technology has evolved significantly since its inception, making it a crucial tool for cutting and engraving a wide range […]

A Guide on working with leather laser cutters

Leather is a strong, flexible and durable material used to make many beautiful and high-end products including handbags, wallets, belts, key rings, wine bags, and more. Cutting leather with a laser cutter from MaxLaser is a precise and efficient way to create intricate designs, cut shapes, and engrave patterns. Laser cutting allows for great precision […]

Energy Usage of Laser Machines and What You Need to Know 

Laser machines, available from MaxLaser, are advanced tools used across industries for several purposes, including precision cutting and engraving. They operate by emitting a focused and intense beam of light, which can engrave or cut through materials with exceptional accuracy. One crucial aspect that significantly influences the performance and efficiency of laser machines is the […]

How do you cut paper/cardboard without creating burn marks? 

Laser cutting with a laser machine, from MaxLaser, is a modern and precise technique used to cut various materials, including paper, cardboard, leather, and wood to name but a few, with the help of a high-powered laser beam. It has gained popularity across a wide range of industries due to its ability to achieve intricate […]

Simplifying laser alignment for your laser machine

Simplifying laser alignment for your laser machine  We know that every single laser machine owner has, at one time or another, had an issue with their laser machine’s alignment. We are here to help you to get that laser beam aligned again, so just follow this step-by-step guide and you will be back to cutting […]

Acrylic engraving and cutting with a laser machine 

Laser cutting and engraving with a laser machine on acrylic is a popular technique that offers precise and versatile results. Acrylic, also known as Perspex, is a transparent thermoplastic material widely used in various industries. It is most often used for signage, awards, and personalised gifts, to name but a few. The ability to cut […]

The Difference Between Glass and Metal CO2 Laser Tubes

CO2 laser tubes are an important unit of laser cutting machines. It stores CO2 and generates lasers for cutting/engraving the material you choose. Such tubes ensure high efficiency, continuous laser output, and excellent improvement in fine lines for smooth tube laser cutting. So, they are a must-have!   Due to its dramatic effect on the material, […]

The Best Ways to Laser Cut Wood and what you need to know 

Can you laser cut wood with a laser cutter? The answer is Yes! Laser cut wood is used for various purposes, such as for laser cutting wood at home, commercial and hobbyist needs. The process results in a flawless finish used to create incredible decoration pieces, signs, etc. Fortunately, laser machines are effortless and can […]

How to Laser Cut Acrylic: The Complete Guide

Laser cutting is a precise process of cutting material using a powerful laser beam that melts, burns, or evaporates. This process helps create customised patterns and designs that add significant personalisation to various materials.  As a result, acrylic is becoming an increasingly popular material for laser cutting. Its shiny appearance, transparency, optical clarity, and beautiful […]