LASER-CUTTING SERVICES

This service is billed by the hour or half-hour

$125 / hour

  • 3 day lead time once the file and material have been finalized.
  • Material must be provided, but we can provide the material at an additional cost.
  • We can make laser-cutting files for an additional fee of $50/hour.

RUSH JOBS

  • Rush $200/hour
  • Same Day $250/hour

File Preparation

Our preferred laser cutter file is a vector image (.ai .eps) – to scale (the exact size that needs to be cut) in RGB color mode.

R G B Color #HEX
Material Outline 0 0 255 #0000FF
Cut 255 0 0 #FF0000
Score 5 255 0 #05FF00
Etch 0 0 0 #000000

All cut and score lines must be the lowest width stroke possible with no fill – ex. a hairline stroke or .001 Etch areas must be filled in all black with no stroke

When preparing a file to be laser cut the material outline must be defined

Download This Sample Illustrator Template
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Material Guide

The lens of our laser cutter is capable of cutting materials approaching .5″ – .75″. However, thicker materials such as these are far more difficult to cut and should be monitored closely.

Materials OK for Cutting Materials OK for Etching Materials Restricted from Cutting
PaperCardboardAcrylicWood

Leather

Most Fabrics

Cork

Anodized AluminumCoated MetalAlumamarkGlass

Stone

Latex Rubber

MetalPVCPleatherMoleskine Covers

Polycarbonate (aka Lexan, Makrolon, Makroclear, etc.)

Glass

Stone

 

Please contact us at laser@nydesigns.org with any questions or concerns.