What is Engraving?
Engraving is a technology that use cutter or bit to drill, mill or cut grooves and patterns on the surface of material. Engraving is a common product processing technology, and it is also used in personal hobby, home DIY.
Types of Engraving Machine
CNC is computer numerical control. The CNC engraving machine usually completes engraving or carving through the rotating tool in the milling machine or CNC router.
Rotary engraving machines are commonly used in metal products processing, such as gold, pure silver, copper, and aluminum, etc. Rotary engraving can engrave letters and signs on knives, jewelry, tumblers, glass plates and other items.
Laser engraver uses a beam to engrave or carve, it is suitable for various materials, including metal, stone, leather and wood. If the laser engraver is powerful, it can be used as a laser cutter machine. Laser types include laser diode, CO2 gas laser, fiber laser, crystal laser.
Difference between Laser Marking, Laser Engraving and Laser Etching
CNC Engraving Machine Functions
CNC engraving machine can not only engrave metals and stones, but also perform functions such as spindle milling machines, panel saws, and boring machines. In addition, it has the ability to cut foam, glass, steel, wood, aluminum and composite materials.
Laser Engraver Functions
Laser engraver can be used on almost any type of metal, plastic, wood, leather or glass surface. In addition, laser engraving machine can also be used for jewelry, rings, pens and other small objects. Laser engraver can be used in industrial applications. Connect a CO2 laser engraver to the USB port of computer, and it can work like a printer.
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