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

Simply remove the paper backing and place the patch in the desired location. The back is a bit tacky to help with placement.
Iron at 285F for 20 seconds applying medium pressure. For best results on hats use a hat press. Hand-wash only.


Anodized Aluminum Engraving Settings

Glowforge
1000 speed/ 100 power/450 lpi

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