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Making Engraving Simple and Manufacturing Easier...

Spring Loaded Engraving Tools, Engraving Tool Bits, End Mills, Vacuum Chucks & Pumps, CNC Countersink Depth Stop Tool - Made in the USA!
2L is a manufacturer of Engraving Tools, Countersinks, End Mills, Chamfering Tools, Spot Drills, Custom Cutting Tools, the Spring Loaded Engraving Tool, Engraving Software Programs, Vacuum Chucks, Portable Electric Vacuum Pumps, Air Venturi Vacuum Generator Pumps, and Air Exhaust Silencers/Pneumatic Mufflers.Free Ground Shipping Offer

We manufacture superior quality products several which are patented and/or patent pending.  These include: Spring Loaded Engraving Tools™ for cnc machine engraving of uneven surfaces, Tough Tip Engraving Tool for engraving Steel and Stainless Steel, Tough Tip Engraving Tool for Aluminum, Modular Vacuum Chucks and Adjustable Workstops and Edge Clamps for workholding and fixturing, and the Spring Loaded CNC Countersink Depth Stop Tool.

We manufacture in house in Massachusetts, USA. We maintain stock on a majority of our tools; keeping them ready to ship the same day!

Engraving Tools, Cutters and Tool Bits

Solid Carbide Engraving Tools are made of a Premium Ultra Fine Submicron Grade Carbide for maximum tool strength and durability.Engraving Tools of Solid Carbide

We keep thousands of our Engraving Tool Bits in stock.  We produce custom Engraving Tools with a fast turn-around. 
Some of our most popular Engraving Tools include:
We produce many other Engraving Tools including 2D Data Matrix UID, Composite Cutting Tools, Burnishing Tools, Cutter Bevelers, Parallel, Parallel Ballnose, Pyramid and multi-purpose Chamfering-Engraving Engraving Tool Bits.

2L Solid Carbide Engraving Tools are available in standard and metric sizes.

We design, test and manufacture on our own fully automated CNC equipment.  All of our Solid Carbide Tools and Cutters are CNC qualified and inspected with our state of the art optical measuring microscopes.

Spring Loaded Engraving Tool™
Engrave Flat, Curved and Uneven Surfaces

Spring Loaded Engraving ToolEngrave using a CNC Milling Machine with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool and eliminate the need for dedicated engraving machines.

2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tools engrave curved, uneven and flat surfaces faster than when engraving using a rigid tool.

Decrease set up times using a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool.

Decrease engraving cycle times up to 84% using a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool.

Engrave glass, deburr and polish using a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool.

Engrave 2D Data Matrix Barcodes using a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool, 2D Data Matrix Solid Carbide Tool Bit, and the 2L PRO 3 Engraving Software Program.

We manufacture our Spring Loaded Engraving Tools in five sizes to fit virtually any CNC machine.  Use a 3/4" or 20 mm diameter Standard Spring Loaded Engraving Tool for high volume, production engraving or use the 1/2", 3/8" or 1/4" Mini Spring Loaded Engraving Tool for smaller CNC Machines.

Engraving Depth Control Systems
for the Spring Loaded Engraving Tool™

Engraving Depth Control Systems for the Spring Loaded Engraving Tools Control the depth of engraving in increments of 0.001" when engraving using a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool and the Engraving Depth Control Nosepiece Systems. 

The Depth Control Systems are used with the 3/4" or 20 mm Standard Spring Loaded Engraving Tool and the 1/4", 3/8", and 1/2" Mini Spring Loaded Engraving Tool.

Use a Depth Control Engraving Nosepiece System when precise engraving depth is required.

Engraving Software Programs for CNC Machines

Engraving Software Programs

The 2L PRO Engraving Software Programs convert text in any font or size into standard G-code to perform engraving.  Engrave logos, pictures and drawings, perform 2D Data Matrix barcode engraving for Direct Part Marking (DPM), import, scale, and export DXF files, create incrementing serial numbers in any font or size, perform 3D surface engraving; engrave at a constant depth on an imported 3D surface and much more.

The 2L PRO Engraving Software Programs have been specifically developed to simplify the engraving process.
We offer four tiers of our 2L PRO Engraving Software Program:

Single Line Engraving Fonts - Stick Type Fonts

Single Line, Stick Fonts Single Line Stick Fonts are used to reduce engraving cycle times and for very small engraving.

The 2L Single Line Fonts are for use with the 2L Engraving Software Programs. 

A set of eleven (11) Single Line Engraving Stick Type Fonts are included with the purchase of the 2L PRO 1, PRO 2 or PRO 3 Engraving Software Programs.

One (1) 2L Single Line Stick Font is included with the Free 2L PRO Light Engraving Software Program that is provided with the purchase of a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool Kit.

End Mills for Machining, Cutting & Finishing

All End Mills are produced with a Premium Ultra Fine Sub Micron Grade Solid Carbide for maximum tool strength.
End Mills, Downcut, Multi Purpose of Solid Carbide
Designed, tested and produced in house.
We manufacture these Solid Carbide End Mills:
Our Solid Carbide End Mills are available in many standard and metric tool sizes. We keep thousands of sizes of End Mills in stock.  We manufacture custom tools with quick turn-around.

Cutting Tools - Solid Carbide

All Solid CarbideCountersinks, Chamfering Tools, Spot Drills Cutting Tools are produced with a Premium Ultra Fine Sub Micron Grade Carbide for maximum durability and strength.

We keep many sizes of our Cutting Tools in stock, and we produce custom tools with a quick turn-around. 

Designed, Tested and Produced In House. Available in many standard and metric sizes.
We manufacture these Solid Carbide Cutting Tools:

Armor Mills and Armor Drills

Drill out Broken Taps, Machine Granite, Hard Steel with Armor Mill Tool Drill out Broken Taps, Machine Granite, Hard Steel with Armor Drill Tool
Solid Carbide Armor Mills and Armor Drills drill out and remove broken taps and drills.  Machine hardened Steels, Granite, Armorplate and other very hard materials.

Produced from a Premium, Ultra-Fine, Nano Grade Solid Carbide for maximum tool strength and durability.  Designed, Tested and Produced In House. Available in many sizes.
Drill out Broken Taps, Machine Granite, Hard Steel with Armor Drill Tool

Modular Vacuum Chucks
8" x 12"

8 x 12 Modular Vacuum ChucksThe 2L Modular 8" x 12" Vacuum Chucks are a unique Vacuum Chuck System that allows multiple Vacuum Chucks to be connected, which allows you to easily create the size Vacuum Chuck and vacuum workspace needed.

Use a single 8" x 12" Vacuum Chuck, or connect multiple vacuum chucks together to create a custom Vacuum Workspace. Or, use 2, 3, 4 or more Vacuum Chucks to create the size vacuum chuck or layout required.

Use the Modular Vacuum Chucks for quick and flexible set up for prototypes and eliminate the need to create custom fixtures.  The Vacuum Chuck face is designed with numbered locations which allows for quick set up, consistent workpiece placement, and is an excellent option for high production due to the ease of repeatability.

This system allows you to use your own Vacuum Pump to create the vacuum, or purchase a Air Venturi Vacuum, or Portable Electric Vacuum Pump to complete your set up. Complete Modular Vacuum Chuck and Vacuum Pump Systems are also available.

Vacuum Chucks - Large Sizes
13" x 25", 18" x 36", 24" x 48"

2L Large Vacuum Chucks are produced from flat ground hi-tensile cast Aluminum plate.

Vacuum Chucks have a unique grid design which maximizes the holding power of the Vacuum Chucks.

Vacuum Chucks, Larger Sizes, Precision Ground

Each Vacuum Chuck has individual Vacuum Ports with multiple vacuum holes per port which allow for flexible use of the entire top surface.  1/2" spacing between the Gasket Cord Slots provides for flexible workpiece placement and optimizes table space and the amount of workpiece exposed to the vacuum.
2L produces Vacuum Chucks in house in these standard sizes:
Custom Vacuum Chucks are produced with quick lead times.

These Vacuum Chucks can be used with an existing Vacuum Pump or purchase a Air Venturi Vacuum, or Portable Electric Vacuum Pump to complete your set up. Or, Complete Modular Vacuum Chuck and Vacuum Pump Systems are also available.

Replaceable Top Plates
for 8" x 12" Modular Vacuum Chucks

Replaceable Top Plates
for Large Vacuum Chucks
(13" x 25", 18" x 36", 24" x 48")

8 x 12 Vacuum Chuck Top Plate Large Vacuum Chuck Top Plates
These Replaceable Drill Through Top Plates can be used with the 2L Vacuum Chucks, other Vacuum Chucks or vacuum workholding applications. Using a Replaceable Top Plate with a Vacuum Chuck can protect the surface of the Vacuum Chuck when cutting through workpieces.

2L produces Replaceable Top Plates in several sizes and configurations.  Custom Top Plates can be produced with quick lead times.

Use an Electric Vacuum Pump or Air Venturi Vacuum with Many Different Size Vacuum Chucks

Complete Vacuum Chuck and Pump Systems

A Complete Vacuum Chuck and Vacuum Pump System includes everything needed to get started vacuum workholding.  2L Complete Vacuum Systems include a Vacuum Chuck, choice of the Portable Oil-Free Electric Vacuum Pump or Air Venturi Vacuum Generator, Accessories and Gasket Cord.

Complete Vacuum Systems are available with all 2L Vacuum Chucks including the 8" x 12" Modular Vacuum Chucks, and the Larger 13" x 25", 18" x 36", and 24" x 48" Vacuum Chucks.

Electric Vacuum Pump - Portable and Oil Free

The Portable Electric Vacuum Pump creates a vacuum for a wide range of vacuum and workholding applications.
Portable Oilless Electric Vacuum Pump
  • Portable 20 gallon ASME tank with a 10 CFM vacuum system.
  • Large visible inlet filter to remove coolant or debris.
  • Automatic adjustable vacuum switch for auto on/off at a set vacuum.
  • 110 VAC / 9.2A power connection.
  • Handle and wheels for easy transport.
  • Maintenance free 3/4 hp oilless (oil-free) Vacuum Pump Motor.
  • Maximum vacuum is 26” Hg.
  • This Portable Electric Vacuum Pump can accommodate a 1,200 sq. in. Vacuum Chuck.

Air Venturi Vacuum Generators
Straight Through, Filter Free Design Prevents Clogging

Air Venturi Vacuum GeneratorAir Powered Venturi Vacuum Generator Pumps create a vacuum for workholding, fixturing and clamping using normal compressed air (shop air).  The 2L Air Venturi Vacuum's straight through, filter free design helps prevent clogging from particles or contaminants.

Use an Air Venturi Vacuum Generator Pump for Vacuum Chuck workholding and custom hold down fixturing applications.  The Air Venturi Vacuum can also be used as an AC Vacuum Pump to evacuate air conditioning. We produce our Venturi Vacuums in Anodized Aluminum and PTFE (Teflon) which allows then for use in harsh and dirty environments, as well as clean rooms.

Available sizes: 10-32 UN, and 1/16", 1/8", 1/4" and 3/8" M NPT.

Workstops and Edge Clamps
for Difficult to Hold Workpieces

Adjustable Edge ClampsAdjustable Hex Workstops and Adjustable Edge ClampsLow Profile Workstops and Edge Clamps can be used with workholding and fixturing applications that require a low clearance profile.  These can be used with existing workholding, fixturing, clamping, or pallet systems, and 2L Modular Vacuum Chucks.

These Adjustable Workstops and Edge Clamps reduce set up time and eliminate the need for custom fixtures. 

The Hex Workstop, Edge Clamp, Corner Edge Clamp, and Thin Corner Edge Clamps can hold a wide range of part sizes including small, thin, corners, or odd shaped workpieces.

Vacuum Switch - Vacuum Gauge - Gasket Cords
for Vacuum Chucks and Workholding

Vacuum Switch - Adjustable
Vacuum Accessories for Vacuum Chuck Workholding and many workholding and fixturing applications. 

These accessories can be used with the 2L Vacuum Chucks, and other vacuum workholding systems.

Vacuum Accessories include an Adjustable Vacuum Switch, Vacuum Gauge, Gasket Cords for Vacuum Chucks, Double Sided Workholding Tape, Workstops and Edge Clamps.
Vacuum Gauge
No Clog Air Exhaust Silencers - Pneumatic Mufflers
Quiet Air Exhausted from Pneumatic Air Tools, Air Venturi Vacuums & More
No Clog Air Exhaust Silencers/Mufflers quiet air tools, industrial air equipment and other pneumatic tools. The straight through filter free design allows use in environments where contaminants ordinarily clog air mufflers on air tools. These pneumatic mufflers are also used with the 2L Air Venturi Vacuum Generators.

Individual and Stacked Systems offer noise reduction in approximate ranges from 12-16 and 19-27 db.  The Heavy Duty Silencers which are used in rugged environments such as oil and gas or marine environments allow for an approximate noise reduction levels of 20-30db.
Available Sizes: 10-32 UN, 1/16", 1/8", 1/4" & 3/8", 1/2" and 3/4" M NPT.

Individual No Clog Silencers

Approx. Noise Reduction:
12-24 db

10-32 UN, 1/16", 1/8", 1/4" & 3/8" NPT

Individual No-Clog Air Silencer

Stacked No-Clog Systems

Approx. Noise Reduction:
19-17 db

1/8" & 1/4" NPT


Stacked System - No Clog Air Silencers

Heavy Duty/Industrial No Clog Silencers

Approx. Noise Reduction
20-30 db

1/2" & 3/4" NPT.


Heavy Duty No Clog Silencers

Extended Tool Holder
for 1/8" Cutting Tools, Engraving Tools & End Mills

Extended Tool Holder Use the Extended Tool Holder when a longer tool is needed to reach into deep cavities or pockets and where larger diameter collet holding devices will not allow getting close enough to the cavity or pocket walls.

-  6.0" overall length

-  Holds 1/8" (.125") diameter tool bits

-  3/8" (.375") overall shank diameter

Change the cutting tools from the front without removing the tool holder from the spindle.  The straight shank (0.375") diameter allows you to control how far the tool holder protrudes from your collet.

CNC Countersink Depth Stop Tool - Spring Loaded
Countersink Uneven Surfaces

CNC Countersink Depth Stop Tool, Spring LoadedThe CNC Countersink Depth Stop Tool allows countersinking of uneven surfaces. The Spring Loaded CNC Countersink Depth Stop Tool maintains precise countersink depth on materials with tolerance variations.

Hold Countersink Tool Bits with cutter diameters up to 7/8" (.875").

Spring compresses up to 0.375" to compensate for material variations.

Depth of cut can be adjusted in 0.001" increments.

1/2" (.500") tool shank fits into a standard 1/2" Collet or End Mill Holder.

Collets are available in sizes of 1/4", 1/2", 3/8", and 9/16" to hold Countersink Tool Bits up.

Use with 2L Superior Quality Solid Carbide Standard Countersinks  or Countersinks with Pilots for maximum performance and to reduce chatter.
Mini Boring Bars

Mini Boring Bars
Solid Carbide

1-8 inch diameter Boring Bars

Boring Bars are used to enlarge or finish the inside diameter of a workpiece. The Boring Bars have a round neck for maximum rigidity and less deflection. Boring Bars are effective for boring tough to machine, hard materials such as Cast Iron and Stainless Steel, as well as Plastic, Aluminum, Brass and Wood.

Produced from Submicron Nano Grade Solid Carbide for maximum tool strength and rigidity.

Mini Boring Bars and available in 1/8" (.125") tool shank diameters with bore diameters of .040" - .120".
Custom Tools - Solid Carbide

Custom End Mills, Cutting Tools & Engraving Tools

Custom End Mills, Cutting Tools and Engraving Tools

2L produces custom Solid Carbide End Mills, Engraving Tools, Countersinks, Chamfering Tools and many other cutting tools.

Our custom Tools are made with a Superior Sub Micron, Nano Grade Solid Carbide for maximum tool strength and durability.

All Custom Tools are produced in house with a quick turn-around.  Download and Submit a custom tool drawing

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Engraving Tools

Tough Tip Engraving Tool for Stainless & Steels
Tough Tip Engraving Tool for Aluminum
 Conical V-Bits
Single Flute Ballnose
2 Flute Ballnose
Diamond Tip, Profilers & Tools for Small Engraving
All Engraving Tool Bits

End Mills

Multi Purpose End Mills
Aluminum Cutting End Mills
Downcut End Mills
Plastic & Wood Cutting End Mills
Armor Mills for Granite
Extended Tool Holder

Countersinking

CNC Countersink Depth Stop Tool
Countersinks Tool Bits
Countersinks w/ Pilot
Countersinks w/ Single Flute

Spring Loaded Engraving Tools

3/4" Dia. Spring Loaded Engraving Tool
20 mm Dia. Spring Loaded Engraving Tool
1/2" Dia. Spring Loaded Engraving Tool
3/8" Dia. Spring Loaded Engraving Tool
1/4" Dia. Spring Loaded Engraving Tool
Depth Control Engraving Systems

Cutting Tools

Spot Drills
Countersinks
Chamfering Tools
Broken Tap Removal Tools
Boring Bars

Vacuum Workholding & Fixturing

Vacuum Chucks
Air Venturi Vacuum Generator Pumps
Oil-Free Portable Electric Vacuum Pump
Vacuum Chuck & Pump Systems
Workstops & Edge Clamps
Replaceable Top Plates
No-Clog Air Exhaust Silencers
Vacuum Switch, Gasket Cord &  Accessories

Engraving Software Programs

3 Axis CNC Mills
3 & 4 Axis CNC Mills, C-Axis Rotary Lathes
2D Data Matrix Barcoding & ID

Custom Tools - Solid Carbide

End Mills, Engraving Tools, Countersinks & Cutting Tools
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2L inc. is a USA Manufacturer and Designer of the Patented Spring Loaded Engraving Tool, Tough Tip Engraving Tools for Steels and Aluminum, and the Spring Loaded CNC Countersink Tool. We produce Solid Carbide Engraving Tools, End Mills, Chamfering Tools, Broken Tap Tools, Armor Mills for Granite and Armor Plate, Precision Vacuum Chucks, Pneumatic Air Tool Mufflers, Portable Electric Vacuum Pumps, and Air Venturi Vacuum Generator Pumps.
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