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by Peter Kettle
Fri Aug 26, 2011 9:52 am
Forum: Shows & Events
Topic: What’s in store from Roland at TCT Live?
Replies: 1
Views: 1513

Re: What’s in store from Roland at TCT Live?

If that isn't enough to convince you to visit TCT, Laurence Grice-Roberts will be delivering a presentation on the digitization of the dental lab. Even if your only involvement with dentistry is the occasional moment of terror 'in the chair,' this will have relevence for anyone working in a predomin...
by Peter Kettle
Fri Aug 26, 2011 9:04 am
Forum: Training
Topic: New Roland Location in SE?
Replies: 5
Views: 6334

Re: New Roland Location in SE?

Hi Darryl We have relocated our SE showroom from Slough to Aldershot. The new larger space offers us opportunities to hold events, including training. However, the facilities will never match what we have at the Roland Academy at Walsall College and we do not have PCs set up, so it is less suited to...
by Peter Kettle
Wed Aug 24, 2011 9:22 am
Forum: Engraving
Topic: R-Wear
Replies: 1
Views: 1635

Re: R-Wear

Hello Nathan Many people around the world use engravers for the R-Wear application. However, this is not because it is easier or quicker to produce the templates. When R-Wear was launched, the material for cutting on GX24 was not available, so engraving was the only reliable option. What these users...
by Peter Kettle
Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:19 pm
Forum: Engraving
Topic: Tutorial videos
Replies: 3
Views: 2383

Re: Tutorial videos

Hi Chris Nice idea. And a few EGX users have made the same point about Vcarving. It looks complicated, but like most things, a few tricks make it very simple. If you have an urgent need to produce something Vcarved, please call tech support and they will take you through it. Otherwise, I will put a ...
by Peter Kettle
Wed Aug 17, 2011 1:08 pm
Forum: Engraving
Topic: Should I upgrade?
Replies: 15
Views: 8851

Re: Should I upgrade?

Hi Lauren I know what you mean about the simplicity of the Metaza. I have been engraving for over 20 years and can do most things with an engraver, but the Metaza will have finished engraving most promotional items before I have had chance to prepare the artwork for conventional engraving. This is n...
by Peter Kettle
Wed Aug 17, 2011 12:48 pm
Forum: 3D Prototyping & Milling
Topic: Milling tools for my engraver
Replies: 4
Views: 2717

Re: Milling tools for my engraver

Hi Chris Suppliers of end mills for the standard 4.36mm collet are limited. However, we do offer here alternative collets in many industry standard sizes. The most versatile option would be to purchase a collet set which has 3, 4, 5 and 6mm included. The stock code is ZC23, and price currently is £1...
by Peter Kettle
Thu Aug 04, 2011 10:55 pm
Forum: Engraving
Topic: Tutorial videos
Replies: 3
Views: 2383

Tutorial videos

Hi all
I would like your opinion about tutorial videos like http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HWZy_ADB ... ata_player. Do these help? If so, please let me know your suggestions for future topics.
by Peter Kettle
Thu Aug 04, 2011 4:14 pm
Forum: Say Hello
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 2
Views: 1607

Re: Hello everyone

Welcome to the forum, Chris. Yes, it was. As you have asked, I need a favour. I will start a topic under the engraving heading about the usefulness (or not) of these videos. Can you please reply with your honest feedback?
by Peter Kettle
Thu Aug 04, 2011 8:05 am
Forum: Say Hello
Topic: Hello everyone
Replies: 2
Views: 1607

Hello everyone

Hi, I'm Peter Kettle. I've been employed at Roland for 9 years. Before that I worked for a Roland dealer for many years - the products and company are in my blood - I'm a big fan. My job is simple, to inspire others to think the same way as me.