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by Neil D
Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:09 pm
Forum: Roland Creative Awards
Topic: Adcock Stanton - what a catch!
Replies: 4
Views: 1647

Re: Adcock Stanton - what a catch!

Nice work, is that deep engraved or scribed? Can't really tell from the pictures...
by Neil D
Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:07 pm
Forum: Gallery
Topic: Hexapod produced by an MDX-540
Replies: 15
Views: 7187

Re: Hexapod produced by an MDX-540

WOW!
by Neil D
Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:05 pm
Forum: iModela
Topic: iModela
Replies: 8
Views: 2728

iModela

I saw this on YouTube, is this from Roland or someone else?
Is it available now? Got a uncle who would love something like this. Any details would be great!

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1wyX2AYH3D8
by Neil D
Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:04 pm
Forum: Engraving
Topic: EGX-600 and Software
Replies: 25
Views: 9566

Re: EGX-600 and Software

I only use the machine without the nose cone for v-carve and also use the spring loaded diamond tip for scribing, so it would be interesting to try it. Is there a minimum air flow that you would recommend for the vacuum cleaner when using the nose cone?
by Neil D
Tue Oct 11, 2011 12:01 pm
Forum: Engraving
Topic: Engrave+Print=Additional profit!
Replies: 8
Views: 3490

Re: Engrave+Print=Additional profit!

Thanks Adam, I can see that a Jig would work for batch work, how many normal size pens can you fit onto the table in one go, and how quickly would it print them? I would be able to make a jig on my EGX350 but reading the specifications the bed of the printer is larger, so I would have to cut 2 piece...
by Neil D
Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:35 pm
Forum: Engraving
Topic: Roland Creative Awards
Replies: 4
Views: 1712

Re: Roland Creative Awards

So I could win an EGX360 - wow, I'll think of something for sure... does it have to be commercially viable or just creative?
by Neil D
Thu Sep 22, 2011 3:33 pm
Forum: Engraving
Topic: Engrave+Print=Additional profit!
Replies: 8
Views: 3490

Re: Engrave+Print=Additional profit!

How does the printer get the detail down the side of the letter? I would think that it becomes less accurate the further away the object gets? Is there an optimum distance for this, or is it more of a try it and see approach? Nice image, also glad to know you (Roland)mare thinking about complimentar...
by Neil D
Mon Sep 19, 2011 1:06 pm
Forum: Engraving
Topic: EGX-600 and Software
Replies: 25
Views: 9566

Re: EGX-600 and Software

Hi Richard, I have an EGX350 with Engrave Studio and can reccomend it as a good piece of software. (I was looking at Cut2D when buying my machine but it came with the software anyway). I am not sure if it will work on the EGX600 as Peter didn't mention it above. If Cut2D is similar to this then I'm ...
by Neil D
Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:06 pm
Forum: Garment Decoration, Promotional and Corporate Gift
Topic: Desktop UV
Replies: 5
Views: 2067

Re: Desktop UV

Can this print onto metal and plastic? What can it print onto?
I have an egx350, could I print something then engrave it afterwards?

interesting....
by Neil D
Mon Sep 12, 2011 4:01 pm
Forum: 3D Prototyping & Milling
Topic: Spares
Replies: 11
Views: 4870

Re: Spares

Thanks Andrew, I am finding it wasy to use. Had one issue with the Software but phoned up and sorted it.