Category Archives: laser cutting materials

Nine Nifty Products You Can Make With Colored Plywood

The USA Catalog Expands With Blue, Coral Pink And Plum Colored Plywood

Traditionally, when laser cutting wood, the only color options were the natural tones associated with each wood variety. If you wanted something else, hand finishing was required—until now. With the introduction of blue, coral pink and plum colored plywood to the USA materials catalog lineup, there’s a whole new world of product possibilities that you can either sell for profit or use to build your brand.

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Crushin’ On Copper

New Brushed Copper On Black Acrylic Makes Its Debut
In NZ Catalog

From red carpets and magazine spreads to home interiors and oh-so-likeable Instagram posts, copper has been the it color for the last several seasons. You’ll see it being integrated into wedding decorations, signage at boutique hotels and trendy bars and restaurants, jewelry being sold on Etsy—and much, much more.

Now you can bring the copper trend to your latest laser
cutter projects with the debut of brushed copper on black acrylic in the NZ catalog.

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Up Your Card Game With New Designer Cardstock Papers

The USA Catalog Expands With Green And Silver Cardstock

Want to up your card game? Not Texas Hold ’Em. You’re on your own for that. But if you want to create custom laser cut greeting cards, envelopes, invitations and other stationery products that will have customers coming back for more, these two new designer cardstock papers just added to the USA catalog are sure-fire winners.

Why laser cut paper when you could do it by hand?

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All That Glitters Is Gold

Gold Cardstock Paper Just Added To The NZ Catalog

After the California Gold Rush in 1849 and the Victoria Gold Rush in 1851, prospectors came to New Zealand looking for their fortunes in the Central Otago Gold Rush in 1861 and the West Coast Gold Rush in 1864. While panning for gold is only remembered today in history books, people’s attraction to shiny surfaces hasn’t waned in the slightest—even when it comes to a simple material such as cardstock.

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USA Catalog Expands With Three Recycled Acrylics

See The Inventive Ideas You Can Make Just In Time For The Holidays

When it comes to laser cutting, plastic is soooo fantastic. But…it’s not so environmentally friendly. For those who want to build electronics enclosures or design jewelry out of acrylic because of the material’s aesthetic appeal and huge color selection, there hasn’t been an alternative. Until now.

Introducing recycled acrylic.

Yep, you read that right. Recycled acrylic is now available in the USA catalog and awaiting your creativity to bring it to life.

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Luxury Laser Cutting In Leather

Mocha Upholstery Leather Has Just Been Added To The NZ Catalog

If you think leather is just for footwear, luggage and handbags, think again. Leather is a versatile material for laser cutting and one that’s historically been underutilized. Whether used in in crafts, jewelry, wallets, cuffs, belts, placemats or coasters, leather gives a luxurious feel to any product. And with the new mocha upholstery leather just added to the NZ materials catalog, you too can begin making luxurious products of your own.

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Seven Inventive Ideas To Make With New Ripstop Nylons

The USA Catalog Expands With Black, Orange And Grey Fabric

Historically, laser cutting materials have been hard plastics, wood or metal along with leather and felt. True fabric hasn’t been an option—until now. With the introduction of black, orange and grey ripstop nylon to the USA materials catalog lineup, there’s a whole new world of product possibilities that you can either sell for profit or use to build your brand.

Design Inspiration: Real Products You Can Make With New Ripstop Nylon

Can you really laser cut ripstop nylon?

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Your Next Laser Cutter Project—And Sale—Is In The Bag

Ripstop Nylon Has Just Been Added To The NZ Catalog

Like many countries across the globe, New Zealand is banning single use plastic bags. To compensate and give shoppers a way to carry their purchases, stores are offering reusable tote bags as an alternative.

But not all shoppers want totes with a retailer’s graphic. So there’s much opportunity to create fashion-forward reusable bags with one-of-a-kind style to either sell for profit or use to build your brand.

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USA Catalog Expands With Three Acrylic Stickers

See The Inventive Ideas You Can Make With Adhesive-Backed Plastic

These flexible, self-adhesive stickers are a laser-engraving breakthrough. With three brushed metal colors—copper, silver and gold—and contrasting black engraving, adhesive-backed plastic is a great choice for making laser cut designs that pop.

This latest addition to the USA catalog is made from TrophyFlex, a Made-In-USA thin-gauge flexible acrylic composite designed for laser-engraved plates and labels.

With a durable micro-surface finish in a .015″

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Nine Acrylic Sticker Ideas You Can Make With Adhesive-Backed Plastic

Get Inspired With This Latest Addition To The NZ Catalog

With metallic colors and contrasting engraving, adhesive-backed plastic is a great choice for making designs that pop. This latest addition to the NZ materials catalog is comprised of acrylic modified with styrene for strength. It has a thin layer of brushed gold on the top, black in the middle and an adhesive on the back. The result is an acrylic sticker that’s tailor made for laser cutting products to sell or for use when building your brand.

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