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Discussion in 'LazerChips Offers' started by H4tfan, Jun 1, 2007.

  1. BPTDirector

    BPTDirector Creativity Alliance
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    I once toyed with the idea of ordering no molds and having an oversized hotstamp made to put a house mold on the outer perimeter. Just didn't pull the trigger but I know it would have worked.
     
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  2. H4tfan

    H4tfan Silver Sponsor

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    I painted 'some quantity' for special purpose chips. Very time consuming, and a great deal of risk in having a bleed or run.

    Here's a prep sample with silver enamel;
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  3. BGinGA

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    Alternatively, one could air-brush paint the entire chip surface, followed by removing a very thin layer (with design) via lazer -- exposing the original chip surface with the painted design areas untouched.

    Of course, that would result in a chip that had contact paint-to-paint, which might not be optimum for chips in contact during play (but might be cool for other purposes, such as dealer buttons, specialty chips, etc.).


    Maybe a three-step process would be best:
    1. lazer the design
    2. paint the lazered chip
    3. lazer the painted chip to remove the paint not in the design recesses
     
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  4. H4tfan

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    I produced samples of a paint-then-laser and paint-laser-paint process. Some time has passed since I've seen them. I recall the look somewhat comical or cheap and required the right color. I think White or Florescent faces were best then Black in the engraving.
     
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  5. QuiQuog

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    Would lasering through a sheet of some sort of colored material or dye create a tattoo effect on the chip as it burns?
     
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