Metal Engraving Machines Made in USA

metal engraving machines
November 9, 2019. by




Rugged and Reliable Metal Engraving Machines – Proudly Made in USA

When it comes to a machine designed to engrave/mark metal, one of the most important aspects of it should be its rugged durability. We chose to partner with Vision, our supplier of metal engraving machines, for this very reason; they supply some of the most reliable engraving machines on the market, and they are built right here in the United States. From finesse work on soft materials such as plastic or wood to the strongest metals, our engraving machines can do it all.

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In this article, the reason why a Vision engraving machine is unmatched and the uses of our metal engraving machines will be explored. 



Why Choose a Vision Machine?

Vision Engraving and Routing Systems has been at the manufacturing forefront in the U.S. for over 36 years, building some of the toughest and most reliable metal engraving machines on the market. When making such a long-term purchase such as buying an engraver, the manufacturer’s reputation should be a major focus of your research. Vision’s long track record coupled with their outstanding long-term support stands above their competition, reassuring their customers that their purchase was both wise and in support of buying quality USA products. In fact, many of their first metal engraving machines can be found in operation today. 




Metal Engraving – Metal Tags

A common use for a Vision engraving machine is to engrave on metal, such as metal tag marking. With the software that is made available with your purchase, using your engraver as a metal tag engraving machine is made simple; create a project and then let the machine do all of the brunt work with precision. Choose between working on a single tag at a time, or engrave on several tags in one layout on a metal tag engraving machine that we supply. Serialization is also a breeze with our software that allows for automatic sterilization. 


Metal is a material that our engravers are fully capable of working on. The range of metals that are suitable for our machines include aluminum, brass, stainless steel, silver, copper, iron, and a range of other metals. Rotary engravers such as the ones we offer are some of the most versatile because they aren’t limited by the materials that they can work on. 




Our Metal Engraving Machines for Sale

We supply a conclusive range of engraving machines that will meet any project requirement. If you are looking for metal engraving machines for sale but you don’t want a bulky machine, then our range of small-format units are ideal. The small-format models provide between 8″ x 10″ to 12″ x12″ engraving areas to work with, making smaller or once-off projects a breeze. 


If you’re looking for something that can handle more work at a time, or the ability to work on larger tags or objects, then our midsize units may be the solution. Choose between a 16″ x 12″ or 16″ x 24″ engraving area, which is large enough to make quick work out of projects that require several tags to be engraved at once. 


For those who are seeking a true workhorse in their engraver, our large-format engraving machines boast workable areas of between 25″ x 25″ to 25″ x 50″. These machines are crucial to help with quick turn-around times with their ability to maximize a layout that includes many metal tags or other objects.


For questions or a quote, call Doug Jerabek at 419-787-3882 or email


Below is a chart for the different types of machines we have and the appropriate application for the specific machine, either diamond drag or deep metal engraving (or both).


Model # of Machine Engraving Area Diamond Drag Deep Metal Engraving Z-Clearance Max Z Movement
VE-810 8” x 10” Yes Small Volumes 3.5” with Vise 1.25”
Phoenix 1212 12” x 12” Yes Small Volumes 3.5” with Vise 1.25”
1612 Pro* 16” x 12” Yes Yes Up to 7” with Risers 1.875”
1624 Pro* 16” x 24” Yes Yes Up to 7” with Risers 1.875”
1624 Router** 16” x 24” Yes Yes 7” or 10” 7” or 10”
2525 Router** 25” x 25” Yes Yes 7” or 10” 7” or 10”
2550 Router** 25” x 50” Yes Yes 7” or 10” 7” or 10”
VR48** 48” x 96” Yes Yes 7” or 10” 7” or 10”
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