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Try This: Laser Engrave Doormats

David Stevens is the Industrial Applications Manager at Trotec Laser. 

Use your laser to customize conventional doormats. Create fun designs or personalize them to make unique gifts.

Material required:

  • Single-color doormat

Machine used:

  • Speedy 400, 120 watts
  • 4" lens
  • Vacuum table

For this sample, you can use any machine of the Speedy laser engraver series, or an equivalent from another manufacturer. Just be certain you are using a doormat that will fit in your bed size.

Tip: Due to the coarse structure of the doormat, we used a lens with long focal length to compensate the unevenness of the material.

Step One: Import the design

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Decide on what design you wish to use for your doormat. You can make your own design or import our template.

Send the job to the laser using the driver settings below.

Print settings:

Tip: You can use a lower resolution to reduce production time. Since a doormat is typically viewed from the distance, the resolution does not need to be as high.

Step Two: Engraving the doormat

Put the doormat into your laser. Determine and adjust the parameter settings. The recommended settings can differ depending on the laser machine used and laser power available.

Laser Parameters: Engraving

Tip: Since a doormat is typically viewed from the distance, a resolution of 333 DPI is sufficient.

  • Engrave logos of companies, sports clubs, or other organizations and extend your customer base.
  • Slogans for private house builders or the first apartment are perfect for individual promotional items.

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