Fantom Laser offers custom laser marking, engraving, etching, and cutting. We use a powerful CO2 laser to cut and/or engrave custom items from a variety of materials like glass, plastic, wood, leather, and many others.
About Fantom Laser
Fantom Laser is passionate about helping our clients create their own personalized designs or choose from our wide variety of standard products. We take quality and customer service to the next level. Our industrial and commercial customers create custom laser engraved plastic tags and labels, employee appreciation items, and acrylic signs and displays.
what materials can we use?
We source the best materials for laser engraving your project. Everything from acrylic to wood. Paper to ceramic. We will make your dream a reality. Learn more about the variety of goods that we can laser cut and engrave.
Get in touch
We are based in Strasburg, Lancaster County, Pennsylvania. We try to reply to all calls and emails on the same day that we receive them.
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How laser cutting, engraving, and marking works
The term laser stands for “Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation”. Light particles (called photons) are excited with current causing them to emit energy in the form of light. This light forms the laser beam. Laser cutting is a thermal separation process, which means that the heat from the laser beam cuts through the material.
During the process of laser engraving, the laser beam strikes the material, exposing it to a great deal of heat. Depending on the exposure time, the color changes and creates a contrast, or the material evaporates or burns. The resulting laser engraving is permanent.
Lasers can be used to create a mark on some materials. When a laser’s beam comes into contact with an item, its light energy is converted into heat energy which creates a mark either by melting, ablation, carbon migration or chemical reaction. For metal, glass, and ceramic marking, we utilize a coating that is applied by airbrush to create a chemical reaction for a permanent laser mark. Glass is etched directly by shattering small areas of the glass.