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Rotary Engraving

August, 2016

  • 12 August

    Sending a CorelDraw Job to the Vision Engraver

    A number of people that have Vision Engravers want to send jobs directly from CorelDraw to the engraver. With the Vision S3 controllers you can do this very easily Create a job that is 5 by 7 Create a plate that is 5 by 7 in CorelDraw Import a Logo …

July, 2016

  • 6 July

    Jays Article on Engraving Steel

        Done By Jay Hoffpauir from Xenetech 1950-2000 – Founder of Xenetech Rotary Engraving Stainless Steel I am often asked by people, in our industry how to engrave stainless steel with computerised machines. Often, these people have tried, quite unsuccessfully, to engrave stainless, and have done little more than …

  • 6 July

    Index Of Selected Cutters

    Rotary Engraving Cutters Index Of Selected Cutters Before talking about specific cutters it is first important to talk about what cutters are made of. The two most common cutters are high speed steel (HSS) and Micrograin carbide. Each of these cutters have different characteristics, and thus suggested applications for a …

  • 6 July

    Important Facts About Diamond Gravers

    This article talks about Diamond gravers that are used on rotary engravers Here is a Pic of a Diamond Scratch Graver Important Facts about Diamond Tools Engravers Express supplies diamond drag engraving tools in 6 standard angles in all shank diameters and lengths, also glass engravers, diamond burnishing tools and …

  • 3 July

    Burnisher Engraving Cutters

    This article looks at describing what a burnisher cutter is Burnshing Cutter DESCRIPTION Burnishing is a method of rotary engraving on metals that tends to bridge the gap between diamond drag (scratch engraving) and routing. The biggest advantage of burnishing is that it enables the engraver to produce wider line …

  • 3 July

    An Explanation about Engraving Cutters

    ROTARY ENGRAVING DESCRIPTION Rotary engraving is the term used to describe engraving done with a rotating cutting tool in a motorized spindle.  The tool, or cutter, cuts into the surface of the material to a predetermined depth and produces a groove of the same shape and dimension of the cutter.  Rotary engraving …

June, 2016

  • 28 June

    Creating a Basic Layout in Vision Windows

    One of the more popular techinques to do in any engraivng software is to take an individual plate and create a series of those plates on a bigger plate. Thus the engraver will engrave the text or logo on each one of those plates. If you have a 1 by …

  • 19 June

    Colour Filling

    This lesson is from a tutorial that was done years ago by Antares Colour Filling Colour Filling Colour filling is a term used within the awards and engraving industry to describe a variety of techniques used to add colour or contrast to engraving. Even though there are a wide variety …