Engraving Examples

Engraved Parts Using 2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tools & Tool Bits

Spring Loaded Engraving vs. Rigid Tool Engraving

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.