Engraving paved the way for communication and language. Engraving came before Government, Religion and after verbal communication which probably consisted of grunts and moans with some pointing.  It probably started on The image you are viewing is composed in pixels – In real life this graphic representation carries more weight than just a font – on a computer – on a screen. This is a tangible object that you can put in your pocket and hand off. Through innovation and technology we are able to blast a pattern of a logo into lumber with a Carbon-Based Laser Beam. Previously this was an idea of science fiction, the laser was imagined before it ever “turned-tangible.

EngravingThe year is 1874 and the location is 3rd and Marshall Street in Richmond, Virginia. Joseph W. Bliley, Sr. had just opened his first funeral home without the existence of electricity. Horses and trains provided mobility but communication was limited to word-of mouth, telegram and paper. Joseph wouldn’t have understood a font displayed in pixels, yet he understood the tangibility associated with engraving. Pictured below is a One-Hundred and Forty-Two year-old piece of lumber from the framing of his funeral home. Joseph more than likely paid someone to install the framing with “Common Nails” and a simple hammer. This slab of lumber is a piece of history, a work of art and can serve a purpose if cut into the shape of a four-inch drink coaster. You can stare at a hand-drawn piece of history while simultaneously holding it. We work with custom wood-workers all throughout the United States – but our close relationships with the local craftsman can sometimes yield interesting artifacts.

The Main Benefits of Laser Engraving Metal

Certainly, lasers are not the only thing that can do etch through metal. So, why use them as opposed to any other method? Well, lasers are excellent because they etch without much damage to the surrounding area, including stainless steel parts.  Laser Engraving is more accurate and can draw complicated shapes. If you are looking for accurate Engraving you should go with the laser-Engraving method. Moreover, the chances of warping the material being Engraving are much smaller since lasers don’t use blunt force. Furthermore, since stainless steel is an excellent material for laser Engraving, you can enjoy the benefits of laser Engraving stainless steel, like:

  • A great lifespan;
  • High resistance;
  • Diverse Engraving options ranging from dark or light marks, deep or superficial or whatever your needs are, etc.

Since this is a flexible process, playing with laser beams is our passion and specialty. We can laser-Engraving, laser-etch, and laser-engrave anything you can think of. Creativity and originality drive us to create laser-Engraving metal parts, whether you have a small or big order. When considering laser metal parts, there is a world of possibilities to choose from: missing metal parts from other objects needing to be fixed, metal designs, metal nameplates, metal tags, keys, and more! That is why this is such a versatile process. And who the hell said metal is hard for laser-Engraving?  On the contrary, if you compare with other methods, laser-Engraving metal parts are one of the most precise, efficient, and easy to do processes. We can laser-Etch anything you can think of: custom metal parts in tags, images, nameplates, marks, etc. If you need your parts laser cut- we can certainly help with that! Click here!

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