desktop engraver

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desktop engraver

Post by Paulsylo » Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:07 pm

im looking to purchase a desktop engraver
looking for recommendations
the machine id like would need to engrave onto various materials mostly aluminium and stainless steel/mdf board
light engraving on stainless and sometimes deep on aluminium for colour imput
few machines ive been looking at are egx300 egx350 pnc-2200a mdx-20 pnc2300

items would be upto 1cm-10mm in thickness
stainless dog tags coasters zippos alloy coasters mats plates

not looking on buying latest machine used working machine would be ideal
any help appreciated

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Kai Perry
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Re: desktop engraver

Post by Kai Perry » Wed Apr 17, 2019 9:27 am

Deep engraving on stainless steel would require a more powerful mill like the MDX-540 series, the other machines wouldn't handle it. For all the other gift items you mention I would look at the metazaseries as it it is a lot faster to print than engrave.
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Roland DG (UK) Ltd

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