FAQ

Posted settings are recommendations only. For best results it is recommended you attempt a small test area before moving forward with a larger design. Results may vary on each machine due to a variety of factors such as machine type, age, and maintenance.


Leatherette Engraving Settings

Glowforge
1000 speed/12 power/340 lpi

CO2 100w
350 mm/sec, 318 lpi, 18% power (3.5mA)

*For gold and silver engraving patches, use less power and de-focus laser by 1/8" (3 mm)
Soot residue, if any, can be removed using LA Awesome Cleaner.

 

Leatherette Ironing Settings

Set hat press to 295F.
Press hat for 20 seconds to remove moisture.
Place the patch in the desired location, while the hat is still hot.
Iron at 295F for 30 seconds applying medium pressure.
Hand-wash only.


Anodized Aluminum Engraving Settings

Glowforge
1000 speed/ 100 power/450 lpi

CO2 100w
250mm/sec, 423 lpi, 24% power