Can all materials be lasered equally well?
With a Focuslaser laser, you can quickly and easily laser cut a variety of textiles to size. Materials can be also be given a high-quality finish with a tactile effect. Whether you use it to engrave felt or to cut extravagant shapes out of polyester, lasers offer you incredible design possibilities. Synthetic substances react very well during processing, the laser beam fuses edges on polyester and prevents fraying.
- Textile types suitable for laser processing
Application examples for textile processing
When processing textiles, the laser produces products with precision and flexibility. The laser beam melts the material while cutting and results in clean, perfectly sealed edges. Laser engraving creates a tangible tactile effect. In this way, end products can be given a special finish.
Synthetic fabrics respond very well to processing. They often comprise plastics such as polyester. The laser beam melts polyester in a controlled manner, and this provides fiber-free, sealed edges. For organic fabrics such as cotton and linen, a brownish discolored cutting edge is obtained similar to when processing wood. This effect can be partially compensated by selecting the correct lens and laser parameters and using compressed air.