Mechanical engraving machines are specialized products that serve a particular purpose. Interested buyers are in search for an engraver that can easily accomplish the tasks they require, and potentially be suitable for other applications, too. For professional and private metal plate engraving, there are several factors to consider before investing into a particular model or size.
On this page, we will explore what type of metal engraving machine you should be considering based on the type and volume of metal plate engraving that you require.
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Mechanical, or rotary, engraving machines provide you with a heavy-duty, versatile system that is capable of much more than shallow and deep metal engraving; it is an optimal system for a wide range of materials from soft plastics and acrylic to some of the toughest metals such as titanium and stainless steel. Engraved name plates may be what you are initially using the machine for, but thanks to the versatility of rotary engraving machines, you may find several uses for your machine.
Engraved name plates can serve multiple purposes including the following:
– Medical I.D. necklaces and bracelets
– Nameplates for horse tack
– Pet I.D. tags
– Serial plates for engines, control panels, motors, pumps, vehicles, etc.
– Instructional plates
– Corporate gifts
– Office and desk nameplates
– Shelf labels
– And more
With the capabilities of a rotary or mechanical engraving machine in mind, we will take a look at the various sizes and their optimal application with regards to metal plate engraving, below.