What is Engraving?
CNC engraving is a computer-controlled method of cutting designs into metal and plastic surfaces. Applications of engraving include logos, text, serial numbers, QR codes and more.
Types of Engraving
- Dot peen engraving, also known as “pin marking,” is performed utilizing a probe that rapidly indents dot-shaped marks into a surface.
- Laser engraving is often confused with laser marking. The two differ with engraving removing material while marking is using a laser to leave marks via color change, charring, melting and more.
- Most CNC mills used for part production can also engrave when equipped with an engraving endmill.