Engraved Parts Using 2L Spring Loaded Engraving Tools & Tool Bits
Engraving with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool™ vs. Engraving w/ Tool Held Ridigly
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.
Curved Part Engraved Using a Rigid Tool (Tool Bit In Collet)
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 Vacuums Engraved with a Spring Loaded Engraving Tool and 2L Tool Bits
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.
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 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.
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