How To Laser Engrave A Silicone Wrist Wear (With A Diode Laser)
These days it seems everyone wears some kind of silicone band on their wrist — Help for Heroes, Medical Alerts or as I saw on a young girl yesterday BFF and yes, her best friend had one to match.
Along with silicone wristbands, the popularity of Fitness Trackers and Apple Watches and so on means that silicone seems to be the weapon of choice for wearing on the wrist.
This article will cover how I tried to use the YoraHome 6550 with a 40w diode laser to personalize silicone wristbands and watch straps. It will explain the process and tips on how to achieve the best results.
Stand Out from The Crowd
So, to make ones that stand out from the crowd of baby pink or tartan or stripes, I wondered if I could personalize them using my Yora 6550 with a 40W laser.
Someone had asked if I could do a watch strap with a cut in design — never afraid of a challenge I thought I’d give it a try.
First stop, acquire silicone wristbands and watch straps, these are easy to find on-line and reasonably priced. Once they arrived, it was going to be plain sailing — ha, not so fast.
Originally published at https://yorahome.com on February 28, 2022.