BLOG OF THE MONTH
UPGRADE YOUR CRICUT TO A OMTECH LASER
In this article, we’ll discuss the laser cutter vs Cricut comparison and show you how the two machines can work side by side. So whether you come from the world of Cricut, Silhouette, or another plotter, adding a laser engraver can help you offer bigger and better products and services, and work in conjunction with your plotter on a variety of different projects.
VIDEO OF THE MONTH
HOW TO ENGRAVE ON LEATHER
Are you a new OMTech user looking to get started with your laser engraving journey? An existing user seeking extra guidance? This video and the rest of our OMTech video playlist will assist with frequently asked questions, provide additional guidance and advice, and motivate you with creative project ideas.
This video will cover tips on how to engrave on leather. Leather has been a major trend recently, so these tips will be off great help once you are ready to try it out for yourself.
LASER ENGRAVING MATERIAL SETTINGS
With an OMTech laser engraving machine, you are able to work on a variety of materials to create intricate masterpieces. Each material reacts differently to the laser and requires a particular speed and power setting to efficiently complete the job.
When processing a new material, start with our recommended settings for cutting and engraving. These settings can be found here
Check out our Download Center for the latest version of your machine’s manual, software and more. Our goal is to help educate and inspire you on your laser engraving journey — no matter where it takes you.