If you are fond of putting your name onto metal objects, you can always purchase a small engraving tool and go through the process of writing your name on the article of your choice. Although it might be possible to engrave simple things like your name, you will not get very good results if you try to engrave complex drawings such as your company logo.
Most good metal marking kits can be used with a variety of metal objects. You may want to mark your tools to prevent losing them, or you may want to label other metallic equipment for various reasons. There are various techniques to mark metal. This blog will focus on very cost effective techniques to mark metal on a very small scale. It is important to mention here that jobs left to professionals often bring the best results. But if you are looking to engrave metal for fun or need to save on your costs, read on.
Here is a guide to marking metal at very low costs
- Start off by creating, on your computer, the design, text or symbol that you want printed on your metal article.
- Print the design on a clear transparency sheet.
- You can get the transparency sheet converted into a stencil from stencil makers or you can purchase your own stencil making kit
- Use the stencil to mark any surface of your choice
This simple technique is derived from industrial procedures used for marking. It is simple and can be used by anyone without requiring any special training. You can now mark various articles including tools, knife blades, dies, etc. with permanent etched marks in no time at all.
The metal marking kit technique can produce good results if used correctly. However, commercial machines with various technologies like Dot peen marking, electrochemical and laser marking produce results that are both very accurate and almost perfect.
So if you are considering taking marking to commercial levels, it is best to invest in a high quality marking machine. With various technologies available for different services, you should have no trouble in deciding which technology will work for you.
Kun Tai Marking is a one-stop-shop for all types of marking solutions for different customers’ marking requirements. They offer various types of machines featuring dot peen, electrochemical and laser marking technologies. Pay them a visit at www.ktmarking.com.