Laserable Materials

Materials formulated for laser cutting or engraving:

Plastics

Aluminium

Leather

Metal Marking

Rubber

Other

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Innovative Plastics Inc.

IPI is a leading manufacturer of engravable laminates for laser engraving and rotary engraving systems. After years of research and development, IPI introduced its first laser engraving series, LASERABLES, in 1994. Since then, IPI has continued to develop new series to give today’s laser engraver not only the largest, most versatile selection available, but also one that outperforms all others no matter what the need. IPI engravable laminates offers a wide variety of patterns and colours from the industrial white & black, wood grains, speckled sands, granites to classic marble. A wide range of metallic looks with advanced design and burst of brilliance, unique reverse engraveable surfaces for exciting dimensional appearances, and a colour environment that includes soft delicate pastels, elegant European hues, and a rich, vivid primary spectrum.

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TrophyFlex

For laser and engraved plates and labels. With a durable micro-surface and only 0.38mm thickness, this adhesive backed substrate has exceptional durability and integrity for projects on curved or flat surfaces, trophies, plaques, ID plates/labels, signage and more. TrophyFlex also performs beautifully with UV-LED printed label applications.

TrophyFlex Sample
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Horizons Imaging Systems Group (ISG)

Printable aluminum technologies used for applications where durability and readability are critical.

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AlumaMark

Photo quality images on real metal without etching, engraving or adding chemicals.

A specialised aluminium that may be imaged or marked using a CO2 laser.

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AlumaMark Plaques
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DuraBlack

Military Tough, Industrial Strong, Markable with any CO2 Laser.

The only laser markable metal certified for outdoor usage that does not require a chemical pre-treatment or protective topcoat.

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Saddle Collection

The Saddle Collection laserable leather-like sheet material can be used to create scrapbooks, bags, gloves, wallets and essentially any project that is presented. The versatility and durability of this product allows for the finished result to be stunning and impressive. Take personalization to a new level with precise lasering accuracy and further develop your offering to end users across all sectors.

Saddle Collection samples
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CerMark™

Laser marking materials that let you do more with your laser. We provide special coatings you can use with a CO2 or Fiber laser to make high contrast permanent marks on metals.

These coatings when used with a laser system create a permanent bond to an item. This process has been tested and approved by the US Military, NASA, medical device makers and many others. This patented laser bonding process has been in use by many companies since the late 1990s.

The coating is available in a paste, spray can or tape.

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Ready Rubber for Laser

Eco Line is an environmentally-friendly laser engraving rubber brand, and is made from organic components. It is odour-free, with superior engraving quality, making it perfect for creating rubber stamps.

Eco Line Sample
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Boxboard

Low price, laser friendly box board is a paper based product that can be laser cut and painted with endless applications such as crafts, prototyping, model building, etc. Pre-packaged and sold in packs.

Laser Cut Plane Aerodynamics
Boxboard

Laser Stencil Material

Laser Stencil Material is a tear resistant polyester based film, which has been specially coated to allow multiple sheets to be stacked and laser cut in a single pass.

Shell

Paua Shell

Shell laminate that is specially bonded from thin slices of genuine paua shell (abalone) and coated with a urethane finish.

Shell Colours

What materials can be processed with a laser?

The ULS Materials Library is the world’s premier source for information on laser material processing. It provides information on the types of materials that can be laser processed and the processes (laser cutting, engraving and marking) that are possible with a given material.  Click the image to view.