Combine aluminum tags with other materials to make personalized lucky charms for the new year.
- Aluminum tags, round and large (32mm) in any color
- TroLase 1.6mm in various colors
- TroGlass 3mm in various colors
- Plywood 3mm
- Chain or key ring
Note: TroLase and TroGlass are used in this example, but you can use an equivalent engraving material from another manufacturer.
- Speedy 360 80 watt
- 2" lens
- Vacuum table with acrylic grid for TroLase and acrylic
- Honeycomb cutting tabletop for wood
Note: For this application sample, you can use any laser machine from the Speedy laser engraver series, or an equivalent from another manufacturer.
Tip: To engrave a whole series of tags, we recommend using a jig.
Step One: Design
(All images courtesy Trotec)
Import our template and tailor it to your requirements. Send the job to the laser using the following driver settings.
Step Two: Laser process aluminum tag
The laser parameters may vary depending on the type of laser machine and available laser power.
Laser parameters: engraving
Step Three: Design
Import our template and adapt it to your requirements. Send the job for each charm to the laser using the following driver settings listed below.
Step Four: Laser process charm
The laser parameters may vary depending on the type of laser machine and available laser power. For all materials, we use our standard setting from JobControl.
Step Five: Assembly of tag and charm
To assemble the lucky charm, simply pair the aluminum tag and a pendant of your choice using a bead chain or a keyring. Make this application your own by mixing various colors, materials, and designs.