TEC Summer Institute for Educators Intro to Laser Engraving and Cutting Essentials (Basic)
Prerequisite: No experience needed to register for the course!
Earn 16 PDU hours!
IMPORTANT! Hardware Requirements – Bring Your Laptop and USB!
If you are attending the Laser or 3D Printing courses, you will need to bring your own laptop and a USB drive on-site during training. We will also ask you to download software PRIOR to coming for training. If you are unable to bring your own laptop or your laptop doesn’t meet the hardware requirements, please contact us at 1-800-338-2238 or email [email protected].
Hardware Requirements for Laser Courses
Prior to the course, you will need to install the Corel 2021 Standard 15-day Trial. The minimum requirements for Corel 2021 are:
• Windows 10*, 64-bit, with latest Updates
• Intel Core i3/5/7/9 or AMD Ryzen 3/5/7/9/Threadripper, EPYC
• 4 GB RAM (8 GB or more recommended)
• 2.5 GB available hard disk space for application and installation files
• Multi-touch screen, mouse or tablet • 1280 x 720 screen resolution at 100% (96 dpi)
• Internet connection
*CorelDRAW Standard 2021 supports Windows 10, version 2004, 20H2 and later versions.
Basic Laser Concepts 2-Day Course Description:
Laser Technology crosses many disciplines: Manufacturing, Graphics, Material Processing, CAD/CAM, Entrepreneurship, Art, etc. Learn how to use a laser engraver and practice engraving wood, acrylic, paper, anodized aluminum and more. This class will cover creating digital files compatible with a laser using Corel Draw. Each student will have the opportunity to create various projects as they learn the laser cutting and engraving process from start to finish along with problem solve. Safety skills and laser cutting techniques will be addressed.
Topics that will be covered:
- Figuring correct setting for material