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In Video: Traffolyte Engraving

A selection of Traffolyte engraving clips, detailing the process, and how Traffolyte signs are engraved

120V AC Warning Sign, created with Traffolyte engraving techniques

Just to recap, Traffolyte engraving is so-called after the birthplace of the method: Trafford Park Industrial Estate. The plastic was originally derived from phenolic plastic sheets. There are standard colours with, for example, a Traffolyte sign being made of a top and bottom red layer. Like a liquorice allsort or a strawberry split ice lolly, it has a ‘bit in the middle’. For arguments sake, this may be white. Text is die cut onto the top and bottom layers of the ‘sandwich’.

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In Video: Laser Engraving Clips

Sit back, relax, and watch our carefully curated selection of laser engraving clips

One of the great joys of laser engraving is its use in detailed work. A few minutes with a laser beam can be used to trace a photograph onto any material. The results are pleasing with the laser engraving as clear as the original image. Continue reading