I’m New and I’m trying to cut out small letter for name plates, they either brake or wont come out of the acrylic. I’m not sure what to do, I tryed to ajust setting but them it dosent cut them out. I have wasted all out of product and I just need help. I need help on a setting, like speed, power, passes something please
Acrylic gets very hot and melts easily, especially thin parts like the narrow paths in lettering.
Thicken/bold your text, and/or enlarge it. Note how the wider text in “command” is not as badly deformed.
Perform a test with a small section if the most problematic text, adjust your power setting a little higher than you normally would, but try the cut with the material elevated over a damp paper towel. A thin spacer, about 1/8” thick should do,
You’ve gotten some good advice. Here’s another thing to try: do the cuts in two passes instead of one, with the power lower or the speed higher than your one-pass settings. Obviously you will have to test this to come up with the best settings. I think two passes would make it less likely that the acrylic fuses together from the heat after cutting.
thank you everyone for the help
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