The mini laser engravers are also known as the portable laser engravers, and small laser engravers, and desktop engravers. It has the characteristics of small size, being easy to carry, and more practical, and can work in a small space.
The common laser engravers are generally heavy, bulky, and not easy to move in the workshop. The operators need to move the materials or work-pieces to the workshop for laser engraving. If the work-pieces are too heavy to move, it is more convenient to use the mini laser engravers. The mini laser engraver is small in size, light in weight, and flexible in use. It is very easy to move the laser engravers to any place at any time the users want. The users only need to put this small laser engraver near to the work-pieces and turn on the power. And then they can set up parameters on the computer and begin engraving graphics or letters on materials.
· Categories and applications of the laser engravers:
The following mainly introduces the categories and applications from the aspect of the laser sources. According to the laser sources, the mini laser engravers are mostly divided into CO2 mini laser engravers and fiber mini engravers.
1. CO2 mini laser engravers:
The CO2 mini laser engraver is the marking equipment using carbon dioxide laser technology for marking non-metallic materials mostly.
The CO2 mini laser engravers can engrave a variety of non-metallic materials and some metal products. The most common materials include paper, leather, cloth, epoxy resin, acrylic materials, plastics, ceramics, bamboo, and wood.
This small laser engraver can be widely used in advertising, packaging and printing, plastics, textiles, leather, wood, and crafts industries. And the applicable industries also include electronic components, watches, glasses, and other industries.
2. Fiber mini laser engravers
The fiber laser engraver is the mini laser engraving machine for metal, and use fiber as the working medium. And it can be mainly used to engrave on the stainless steel, aluminum, carbon steel, and many metal alloy materials.
The applicable industries are generally the hardware machinery processing, tool accessories, and precision equipment industries. There are also many users in the auto parts, plastic buttons, medicine, and electrical appliances processing industries.
In addition, there is another kind of mini laser engraving machine for metal, that is, fiber handheld laser engraver. The users can hold the laser head of such a handheld laser engraver to engrave or mark on the metal parts of the large machinery.
Other types of mini laser engraver like desktop laser engraver can also be regarded as DIY laser engraver. It can be used at home, and people only connect it with their computer that the control of the desktop laser engraver happened. You can use the mini engraving machine to create wood engraving or glass engraving for personalized laser engraved gifts. The DIY laser engraver will satisfy all the requirements you want.
According to the manner of application, the small laser engraver can be divided into these types:
Desktop laser engraver: The desktop laser engraver is mini engraving machine. It has equal fundamental function with common laser cutter and smaller volume. Because of its convenience and flexibility, the desktop laser engraver has become the popular type of home laser engraver.
Portable laser engraver: If you want to engrave for enormous, unmovable objects, the portable laser engraver is your best choice. This type of engraving machine can be hold, and very easy to create high-contract pattern on the surface. Therefore, the portable laser engraver has another name Handheld Laser Engraver.
Home laser engraver: Most mini laser engraving machine can be used as home laser engraver, but the more strict requirement of home laser engraver is about the safe. You must ensure the safe of your self and families when you use home laser engraver.
No matter what kind of small laser engravers, they are easy to carry, and take up a small place. The users can also carry the mini engravers to the exhibition or market stall for laser engraving business. And they can serve as a home laser engraver, hobby laser engraver, or personal laser engraver to meet individual hobbies.