Drawing Specifications

To make your artwork laser ready please follow the guidelines below. We mainly use vector files for laser cutting and engraving. For image engraving a high resolution JPG or PNG is needed. If you don’t have laser ready artwork we can create it for you.

Cutting & Engraving

Vector Files

Laser cutting: Red hairline (0.01 pt) RGB 255,0,0

Laser engraving/scoring: Blue hairline (0.01 pt) RGB 0,0,255

Laser vector engraving: Black lines greater than 0.01 pt and fills RGB 0,0,0

File formats: .AI .EPS .DXF .SVG .DWG .PDF

Image Engraving

Raster Files

High resolution image 300dpi or more

File formats: .JPG .PNG

Sugguested Software

Paid Software

Adobe Illustrator – Vector based drawings

AutoCAD – 2D/3D technical drawings

Draftsight – 2D/3D technical drawings

Affinity Designer – Vector based drawings

Affinity Photo – Raster image editing

Adobe Photoshop – Raster image editing

Sketchup Pro – For 3D modelling

 

Free Software

Inkscape – Vector based drawings

LibreCAD – 2D technical drawings

GIMP – Raster image editing

No Laser Ready Artwork? – Let us create it for you.

We require vector drawing files to laser cut or engrave your projects, these need to be created in a drawing editing software. We have suggested some above.

If you don’t have a vector file, we can create them for you. Artwork is charged at £30 per hour and depends on the amount of drawing required.

Please note that turnaround time will be longer if we produce your artwork.

Artwork Service

If you would like us to create your artwork for you we require the following information.

Your Design

1. A sketch, image or mockup of the design/parts. This can be hand drawn and needs to be in black ink with prominent lines for cutting and shaded in areas for engraved sections.

2. Dimensions are needed for all parts.

3. Type of material and thickness.

4. Timescale for project.

5. Upload your information via our quotation form or email vikki@lasercuttinghull.co.uk 

6. Once the information is received please allow 2 working days for a quotation to be sent via email.

7. If you are happy with the quote, drawings will be produced and a proof will be sent ready to be signed off.

8. Once artwork is signed off the order will be manufactured. Please allow 7 working days for manufacture.

OPENING HOURS

Mon to Thurs
9am till 4pm

Friday
9am till 3pm

CONTACT US

Tel: 07803 123483

vikki@lasercuttinghull.co.uk

 

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