We’ll need as much information about your project as possible to give you a quick and accurate estimate. Below are rough A Few rough guidelines. for more information, Follow this guide to getting your files and your material ready to cut: SetupGuide.PDF or send your files to email@example.com.
We accept many types of CAD and Vector file formats. The most common are: .ai, .dwg, .dxf, and .3dm.
We need a digital drawing to be able to process your order. Our lasers translate that drawing into motion. The laser follows your lines either etching or cutting the material of your choice. If you do not have a vector file, we’re happy to help you make one, though it does speed up the process if the files are ready. We have two laser cutters, one can cut sheets that are 18″ x 32″ or smaller, the other can accommodate sheets up to 24″ x 48″ Check to make sure your project will fit in that space.
Please Clearly label your files. Take into consideration which patterns will be cut on what material. Labeling your sheets within the files also helps us keep track of the cutting. Be sure we can distinguish which lines will be cut, and which ones will be etched. Use the graphic below to organize your lines by color.
RGB Colors for Laser Cutting & Engraving
In order for the laser cutter to determine which setting to use for which lines, we use a color code with specific RGB color values. If you are using your own color code, please be sure to let us know which color is meant to do what, or change it to adhere to ours.
The quickest way for us to prepare a quote for you is to fill out our quote form here: Anyline Order Form. Once you have filled out the form email it to firstname.lastname@example.org along with any other information you think will help us understand the specifics of your project.
Although we are located in convenient location in Manhattan it is best to set up an appointment to insure we are not with other clients and are available at a time that is convenient to you.