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Engraving Examples

Engraving Examples, 2L Engraved Parts and Customer Engraving Projects


Anodized Aluminum Pen

Project completed using a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool™ and Standard Conical V-Bit for Softer Materials
Customer provided photo

 

 

Stainless Steel Plate

Engraved using the patented Spring Loaded Engraving Tool™ and patented Tough Tip Engraving Tool Bit and a Medium Spring.

Spring Loaded Engraving Tool

 

 

Stainless Steel Plate with inconsistent work surface height, workpiece is not flat. 

When engraved with a 2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tool the engraving is consistent across the part. 
When engraved with a rigid tool portions of the engraving are missed due to the variance in the material surface. 

Stainless Steel Engraving with and without Spring Loaded Engraving Tool

 

 

 

Engraving with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool™
 vs.
 Engraving with a Rigid Tool Engraving

Curved Part Engraved with a 2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tool

 

When engraved with a Spring Loaded Tool the letters are consistently engraved on the part.  The Spring Loaded Tool allows the Tool Bit to move with the contour of the part providing a consistent engraving.

 

Engraved using Spring Loaded Engraving Tool

 

vs.

 

Curved Part Engraved Using a Rigid Tool (Tool Bit In Collet)

  • Material: Aluminum, blue anodized.
  • Circular rod: 1” diameter.
  • Letter height: .375"
  • Text: RIGID TOOLHOLDER.

When engraved with a rigid tool the text does not wrap with the contour of the workpiece and letters are not engraved completely.

Engraved with a Ridgid Toolholder

 

 

Engraving with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool™
Use Our Recommended Speeds and Feeds for Optimum Engraving Results

Speeds and Feeds

 

 

2L Air Venturi Vacuum
Engraved with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool
and 2L Tool Bit
 

2L Venturi Vacuum, Engraved with Spring Loaded Engraving Tool

 

 

2L Air Venturi Vacuum
Engraved with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool
and 2L Carbide Point Tool Bit
 

  • Material: PTFE (Teflon)
  • Part Diameter: 1.0"
  • Letter Height Range .125" - .20".
  • Tool Bit used: Carbide Point Engraving Tool.
  • Engraving has been filled with marking fill for visibility purposes.

 

 

 

Acrylic Panels Engraved to Expose Backlighting


Solid surface acrylic panels engraved & backlit (living wall and lampshade). 2L Tools used: Standard Conical Engraving Tools.

Customer photo: Sterling Surfaces - Sterling, Massachusetts

Living Wall - Solid Surface Acrylic backlit panels by Sterling Surfaces, Sterling MA

Lampshade - Solid Surface Acrylic by Sterling Surfaces, Sterling MA

 

 

 

Artistic Engraving of Stainless Steel Panels
With a 2L Tough Tip Engraving Tool


Customer Photos:  Redekop Profiles, Saskatoon, Saskatechewan, Canada.

10 swiveling "Storytelling Chairs" -  Farmers Market, Downtown Saskatoon, Saskatechewan, Canada.  Heritage project designed by Lee Koopman Projects in Saskatoon tells stories of the original settlement of the Saskatoon area.

Description:  "Engraved some of the graphics and all of the text 0.018" deep in 304L 2B Finish Stainless Steel sheet with a 0.040" Tough Tip Engraving Tool in a Haas VF-5 mill.  Waterjet cut several thousand holes per sheet to create the pictures, and fabricated the sheets into the chairs shown.  Sandblasted and painted text for emphasis".

 

"One of 16 inlayed and sandblasted concrete pavers manufactured for the same site".  "Waterjet cut and engraved local 1920's era newspaper ads into 0.250 thick stainless steel plates with Tough Tip Engraving Tools and fixtured with the 2L vacuum table".

 

Up Close - Storytelling Chair.

 

 

Aluminum Golf Putters


"2L cutting tools were used on these elegant golf putters - mostly for small details and engraving".

Customer Photos: Cooper Concepts - Orlando, Florida

 

 

6061 Aluminum Engraved
With a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool


Motor Idlers, 6061 Aluminum, engraved using 2L's most popular standard conical engraving tool, Standard Conical V-Bit for Softer Materials and a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool.

Customer Photos: Liberty Components - Stanton, California.

 

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