2-03 Getting the Most from Your Investment: Laser Tips, Tricks & Techniques

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Epilog Laser
Thursday, June 4
9:00AM to 10:30AM

Learn tips from the industry pros that will help you get the most from your laser system!

Industry experts from Epilog will be providing an in-depth look at lasers, laser processing and how you can bring this technology into your business and create real success. What are the best lasering processes that you can add to your business for the highest profits? How do you go about choosing the right laser for your application? Here you’ll view a laser in action and see why this technology has grown in popularity to make Epilog the largest manufacturer of small format lasers in the world. Make sure to bring your questions as this course will include a Q+A session with Epilog staff.

This class covers all the hardware, software and equipment you will need to set up your own laser engraving shop.  Participants will learn all about raster and vector modes for engraving and cutting with a laser, and they will also learn to create an engraving/cutting job from scratch and see the final results produced live. We’ll cover the technological features of the laser so you can achieve optimum quality and get the very most from your laser investment. We’ll also explore the best way to market your laser capabilities as well.

Participants will receive practical information and thoughts on pricing, marketing and the operation of a laser business are covered in detail. The main topics covered in this course are:

  • Laser System Components
  • Laser Features
  • Laser Applications
  • Pricing Considerations
  • Marketing Considerations

After we’ve gone over some of the more basic laser topics and techniques, we’ll delve into some more advanced topics so you can better understand the amazing things your laser system is truly capable of. The creation portion of the class will focus on a variety of laserable materials, different laser processes and also decorating techniques that can be accomplished with a laser. This section will touch on the following topics:

  • Creating Fixtures and Templates
  • Decorative Techniques
  • Photo Engraving
  • Metal / Tile / Glass Marking
  • Coated Metals
  • Wood
  • Acrylic
  • Plastic Laminates
  • Leather
  • Glass / Crystal

About Epilog Laser

Epilog Laser is the leading designer/manufacturer of CO2 and fiber laser engraving, cutting and marking systems. In business since 1988, Epilog has spent the past 30 years producing powerful, user-friendly laser equipment used extensively throughout the awards, engraving, and customization industries.