Spring Loaded Engraving Tool – Engraving Examples

Engraving Examples Show Engraved Parts Using 2L Engraving Tool Bits, and Spring Loaded Engraving Tools

Here are some examples and photos of engraving using the Spring Loaded Engraving Tool on a wide range of parts.

The Spring Loaded Engraving Tool allows you to engrave flat, curved and uneven surfaces, faster with your cnc machine.

Examples shown of engraving using a rotary engraving tool or a drag engraver produces fantastic results on stainless steel, guns, aluminum, brass, and plastic without the need for complex 3D engraving cnc g-code programs.

Watch the Spring Loaded Engraving Tool in action on our YouTube Channel here.

Spring Loaded Engraving vs. Rigid Tool Engraving - Engraving Examples

Engraving with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool™ vs. Engraving w/ Tool Held Ridigly

 

Curved Part Engraved with a 2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tool

  • Material: Aluminum, blue anodized.
  • Circular rod: 1” diameter.
  • Letter height: .375″.
  • Text: SPRING LOADED ENGRAVING TOOL.
  • Tool Bit used: Standard Conical for Softer Materials

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.

 

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.

Air Venturi Vacuum Generator Pumps

Air Venturi Vacuums Engraved with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool and 2L Tool Bits

 

  • Material: Anodized Aluminum
  • Part Diameter: .75″
  • Letter Height Range .125″ – .20″
  • Tool Bit used: Standard Conical Engraving Tool for Soft Materials.

 

  • 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.
Feed Rates with Spring Loaded Tool

Use Our Recommended Speeds and Feeds for Optimum Engraving Results

  • Engraved with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool™.
  • Material: Aluminum.
  • Engraving tool used: Standard Conical for Softer Materials.
Engrave Uneven Stainless Steel with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool

Stainless Steel Plate with Inconsistent Worksurface Height

  • 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.
Engrave Fine and Wide Lines Using a Spring Loaded Engraver
Engrave Fine Lines Using a Diamond Tip Tool
Engrave .020" Letters with a Carbide Point Tool

Engrave extremely small letters with a Carbide Point Engraving Tool bit and a 2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tool.

  • The Carbide Point Engraving Tool will leave a very fine and shallow engraved line.
  • Engrave letters as small as 0.030″ high.
  • 2L has successfully engraved letters 0.030″ (0.76 mm) tall and higher using a Carbide Point Engraving Tool, Spring Loaded Engraving Tool with a Heavy Spring on both steel and aluminum.
  • The resulting engraved lines were approximately 0.005″ (0.127 mm) wide and 0.003″ (0.076 mm) deep.
  • Engraving depth can be controlled by changing the feed rate or the spindle speed.

 

* The 2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tool is covered by U.S. Patents 6,834,434, 7,093,368, and 7,607,871.
Engrave, Scribe with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool

2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tools can be used for rotary engraving and drag engraving with a Diamond Tip Engraving Tool to Engrave Glass, Stone, Granite, Ceramic Tile and other hard and brittle materials without chipping or breaking the workpiece.

The Diamond Tip Engraving Tool will leave a very fine and shallow engraved line. As the engraving tool dulls or wears it floats over the work-piece and produces less of a mark without causing damage.

Tools used to engrave this piece of Glass Engraving:

  • Material: Glass
  • Spring Loaded Engraving Tool
  • Light Spring
  • Diamond Engraving Tool
  • Spindle Rotating at 3000 rpm
  • Feedrate: 18 ipm

See all Spring Loaded Engraving Tools – here.
See all Diamond Tip Engraving Tools – here.

 

* The 2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tool is covered by U.S. Patents 6,834,434, 7,093,368, and 7,607,871.