Epilog's Laser Engraving & Cutting Blog: Laser Tips & Insights

Top 10 ELF Questions

May 20, 2021 by Amy Dallman

Our Fans Asked, and we Answered - Here’s a look at 10 of the most frequently asked questions our fans ask, along with answers from our experts!

Questions by fans answered by our experts

How Breweries Can Market with a Laser Engraver

June 18, 2020 by Garrett Wheeler

Sell branded products, create giveaways, and save outsourcing costs with a laser machine.

Stainless steel growlers marked with a co2 laser

Epilog Users Creating Personal Protective Equipment

May 13, 2020 by Amy Dallman

Laser operators shift focus to aid healthcare workers and community members.

Laser cut mask clips in an Epilog Laser machine

Resources to Help Educate & Engage During Downtime

Apr 14, 2020 by Amy Dallman

Classes, webinars, videos, and resources to help you makes the best use of your time.

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Laser Engraving Leather Debossing Stamps with MDF and Acrylic

Oct 11, 2019 by Jeremiah Jekich

A fun way to use your laser machine to achieve a unique look on leather.

Leather patches debossed with laser engraved MDF and acrylic stamps

New Technologies Impacting the Smart Factory

April 2, 2019 by Amy Dallman

The electronics influencing changes in manufacturing, from robotics and the IIoT to 3D printing and laser marking and engraving.

Metal parts inside an Epilog FiberMark laser marking machine

Glass vs. Metal CO2 Laser Tubes

March 1, 2019 by Jeremiah Jekich, Lucas Emmert

Why are Epilog Laser machines built with air-cooled metal laser tubes?

A rack of metal co2 laser tubes

5 Holiday Gifts You Can Make with a Laser

October 31, 2018 by Amy Dallman

Impress your friends and family this holiday season with these easy-to-make projects.

Focus gauge and lens assembly inside an Epilog Fusion

Have a Product That Needs Engraving? Save Money and Time by Bringing it In-House

August 16th, 2018 by Amy Dallman

There's never been a better time to bring laser services on-site.

Focus gauge and lens assembly inside an Epilog Fusion

Franchising vs. Starting a Business: How a Laser Machine can Provide Autonomy and Success

May 24th, 2018 by James Stanaway

Learn how starting a laser business may be the best option for entrepreneurs.

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How Lasers Can Help Fight Counterfeiting

March 23rd, 2018 by Amy Dallman

Laser-produced marks can help secure vulnerable industries.

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Adapting to Technology Changes in the Wedding Photography Industry

February 16th, 2018 by James Stanaway

Make a wedding photo truly everlasting with an Epilog Laser machine.

wedding photos engraved with a laser on a variety of materials

5 Common Mistakes in Laser Engraving and How to Avoid Them

February 2nd, 2018 by Amy Dallman

Take your engraving to the next level with these helpful tips.

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Six Tips for Maximizing Your Laser Production

January 3rd, 2018 by Amy Dallman

Use these tips to ensure you're getting the most from your time at the laser!

Wood board engraved with 'productivity tips'

Why Will a Laser be the Most Popular Tool in My Makerspace?

November 17th, 2017 by Amy Dallman

Four reasons a laser machine will be the hit of your makerspace, hackerspace, or fab lab.

engraved samples for laser engraving blog

Is a Dual Source Laser Machine Right for You?

November 3rd, 2017 by Amy Dallman

Three questions to ask when considering a dual source laser machine.

custom bottle openers for laser engraving blog

Q&A: Laser Engraving and Cutting Industry Outlook

October 27th, 2017 by Amy Dallman

An interview with James Stanaway on the evolving state of the laser engraving and cutting industry.

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Considerations when Marking Metal with a Laser

September 27th, 2017 by Amy Dallman

How laser types, marking goals, and material choice affect metal marking.

Metal cannister being engraved with an Epilog fiber laser machine

3D Printing Versus Laser Engraving

August 10th, 2017 by Amy Dallman

Explore the similarities and differences of two of today's hottest technologies.

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Why the Industrial Market is Turning to Laser Engraving

August 1st, 2017 by Amy Dallman

Learn how Epilog's laser marking systems are benefiting the industrial sector.

laser engraved metal tags for laser engraving blog

Eight Factors Contributing to the Growth of Laser Engraving

June 15th, 2017 by Amy Dallman

Accessibility, new markets, and more are making the laser industry healthier than ever.

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Creativity on a Budget with a Lease-to-Own Laser Engraver

March 9th, 2017 by Amy Dallman

Lease-to-own laser engravers offer flexibility and convenience.

Collection of laser cut and engraved products for laser cutting blog.

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