Tonight's adventure in acrylic pins

Loving all of inventables two toned acrylic and blown away by how bright the glow in the dark stuff is…took a min to figure how to engrave 1/ 16th but it turn out pretty bad ass.

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I just ordered some two layer acrylic to try. Hopefully I don’t waste too much on trial and error.

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Mind sharing your settings? I haven’t tried it yet, but keep meaning to.

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You stuff looks great! I’ve had some of the glow in the dark stuff laying around forever, didn’t know it would glow so well! Now I’ll have to cut some. :slight_smile:

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I was hesitant as first but guess that the fun of trial an error, which by the way didnt turn out bad at all. So at first i used 1000 s/ 30 p with 2 passes to cut down on bleeding and dust covering the piece but now that i found that isopropyl alcohol cleans up the pieces really well i raised the power between 55 and 70. Really depends on if you want a deeper engrave or shallow.As for the cut i just used proofgrad setting for medium acrylic and works wonderfully if you dont have close or tight cuts.For the 1/16 engrave i used 300 s and 20 power and played around withe the lpi havent decided on the number yet, and to cut 200 s and 80 phttps://community.glowforge.com/t/one-ring-escutcheon-material-settings/12328 found @pdobrien post helped alot

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not at all…posted them from the reply above

Really nice work, and glow in the dark looks great.