Laser cutting and engraving is a unique process that can cut a wide range of specialty materials. We have compiled a comprehensive but not complete list of materials that are suitable for use with our laser cutting systems. Use your imagination and incorporate some of these materials into your project today.

FELT

Laser cutting felt is possible with some exceptions.

WOVENS & NON-WOVENS

Woven and nonwoven materials can be cut to exact sizes with cnc lasers. Just as with most textiles.

WOOD / VENEERS

Laser Cutting Shapes can laser cut Wood stock up to 1" thick as well as the thinnest of Veneers. Most different types of woods and ply-woods can be cut.

VINYL

Vinyl films are widely used for sign making. It is very attractive to use coloured vinyl films for acrylic signs.

TEXTILES

We can laser cut Cotton, Wool, Nylon, Silk, Denim, Leather, Polyester and many more… From fashion to the automotive industry laser cutting is cost effecting and efficient.

RUBBER, SILICON RUBBER

Rubber, as most elastomers cuts nicely. The laser cut parts may have charred edges that can be easily washed away.

PVC, PVC FOAM BOARD

Although these materials can be laser cut, it creates a hazardous gas which is mostly avoided.

POLYURETHANE

Polyurethane is a friendly material for the laser. Numerous types of gaskets and foam parts are easily laser cut.

POLYSULFONE

Polysulfone is easily burned / charred on its edges and is not a popular choice for laser cutting.

POLYSTYRENE

Polystyrene cuts fairly clean with lasers and is frequently used for architectural models. This is a great material to laser.

POLYPROPYLENE

Laser cutting Polypropyleneis generally not used for laser cutting, unless specifically required.

POLYETHYLENE

Laser cutting Polyethylene is generally not used for laser cutting, unless specifically required.

POLYESTER

Polyester cuts very cleanly with nicely sealed edges. Laser cut polyester panels are quite popular for decorative panels.

POLYCARBONATE

Polycarbonate tends to discolor with laser cutting. So, for industrial purposes thin gauge cutting may be acceptable frequently impact modified acrylic or polyester would be more suitable.

PHENOLICS

Most varieties of Phenolics laser cut very well, especially in thin gauges. Some charring occurs though which needs a second process to remove.

PETG

PETG produces toxic fumes and is not a material used for laser cutting, we recommend a polyester or acrylic.