Laser cutting both natural and synthetic leather is a very precise process with no damage or distortion for the original material.
Using traditional mechanic tools (knife-cutter), the cutting of resistant, tough leather causes heavy wear. As a result, the cutting quality decreases from time to time. While the laser beam cuts without having direct contact with the material, it will still remain unchanged. Therefore, the cutting quality will stay constant during the whole period of laser cutting.
Benefits of laser cutting leather:
Precise and very filigreed cuts
No material deformation by stress-free material supply
Cutting edges without fraying
Melding of cutting edges regarding synthetic leather, thus no additional work required before and after material processing
Contactless laser processing
Constant laser cutting quality
Lamination with a special masking tape can be used to eliminate even slight discoloration during laser cutting or engraving.
Natural and synthetic leather are used in various industries such as clothing, shoe making, furniture manufacturing and others. Owing to its high precision and repeatability the laser cutting has become one of the well trusted tools for these industries.
Some applications for laser cutting leather: goods manufacturing, gift manufacturing, graphic imaging, packaging, fashion.