Q: Is the Emblaser 2 shipping?
Yes, The Emblaser 2 has been shipping since mid 2017.
Q: Can I add the accessories to my order later if I want?
Yes. If you do this, please email our sales department with your order numbers so we can link them to be delivered together.
Q: Will I be able to upload JPG, PNG or PDF?
Yes, and many more too.
Vector files are files created in packages such as Adobe Illustrator or CAD. The vectors define a ver accurate path or area for the laser to work on. They have extensions line AI, DXF, SVG, PDF etc. These files can be imported with the Emblaser software.
Raster files photos or images made up of pixels. These can also be used but in a different way to vector files. This is called raster engraving. The Emblaser 2 software will allow you to import these images as well and raster engrave them. Formats for these are JPG, PNG, BMP, TGA etc.
Q: Can the Emblaser cut transparent acrylic.
The short answer is no.
Laser diode based machines work on a light frequency that passes directly through transparent materials.
With respect to opaque materials, the Emblaser will affect them. Black glass with most likely be engraved, black acrylic can be cut or engraved etc.
Q: Can the Emblaser engrave transparent acrylic.
Yes, with the application of a coating such as paint, which can be later removed.
Q: Can the Emblaser engrave onto bare metals?
Yes, with the application of a material called Spectrumark.
This has so far been tested with stainless steel and aluminium.
Q: What are some cutting comparisons between the Emblaser 1 & 2?
Emblaser 1, 3-4 passes at 300mm/min
Emblaser 2, 1-2 pass at 200-300mm/min
Emblaser 1, not possible (3mm max)
Emblaser 2, 3-4 passes at 150-200mm/min
6mm Corrugated Cardboard
Emblaser 1, 5-8 passes at 300mm/min
Emblaser 2, 1 pass at 350mm/min
2mm Black Opaque Acrylic
Emblaser 1, 4 passes at 200mm/min
Emblaser 2, 2 passes at 200mm/min
6mm Black Opaque Acrylic
Emblaser 1, not possible (2mm max)
Emblaser 2, 4 passes at 150mm/min
Q: What is the kerf size for the Emblaser 2
This varies from material to material but is between 0.12-0.20mm for cutting. It can be as low as 0.10mm for raster engraving.