Do you offer laser etching or laser engraving?

We do not offer laser engraving or solid etching at this time. We recommend contacting a specialty engraving or trophy shop for those services.

Single Line Laser Etching

However, we offer “single-line etching” on laser cut mild steel, aluminum, and stainless steel. All eligible materials and examples can be found here: Single Line Etching

Single Line Etching Considerations

  • Single line etching is relatively faint
  • The results vary greatly depending on which metal you select
  • This is NOT a cosmetic laser etch or engraving
  • We do not recommend single line etching for any cosmetic or aesthetically critical application
  • Single line etching can be useful to mark hole placement with crosshairs or add part numbers
  • Single line etching cannot be combined with finishing services like deburring, tumbling, anodizing, plating, or powder coating
  • To learn more, see What are your etching limitations?
Aluminum
Mild Steel
Single Line Etch on Stainless
Stainless Steel
Cold Rolled Steel

Single Line Etching File Setup

Is single line laser etching a good fit for your project? If so, see our guide on setting up your file for single line etching! If you have questions or concerns after reviewing our guide please contact our Support team.

In Summary:

Do you offer laser etching or laser engraving?

We do not offer laser engraving or solid etching at this time. We recommend contacting a specialty engraving or trophy shop for those services.

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We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Zinc plus Clear Chromate

Aluminum: 5052, 6061, 7075 Steel: Mild, G30

SKUSO-440-8
Thread Size4-40 x .250″
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).168″
Minimum sheet thickness0.040″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener materialSteel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole..345″
Recommended panel materialSteel/Aluminum
Coating typeZinc
Length.250″
Aluminum material ranges (5052, 6061, 7075)0.040″-0.125″
Steel material ranges (CRS, HRPO, HR)0.048″-0.119″

We proudly use hardware by PEM

Flush Standoff, 4-40, .250" Passivated

Stainless Steel: 304, 316

SKUSO4-440-8
Thread Size440
Hole size in sheet (+0.003/-.0.000).166″
Minimum sheet thickness0.04″
Maximum sheet thickness.125″
Fastener material400 Stainless Steel
Minimum distance hole C/L to edge0.230″
When determining the distance between two or more fasteners, you can calculate the distance by the formula, C/L to edge + 1/2 the diameter of the second mounting hole. Example shown with x2 of the same hardware..313″
Recommended panel materialStainless Steel
Coating typePassivated
Length.250″
304 Stainless Steel material ranges0.048″-0.125″
316 Stainless Steel material ranges0.060″-0.125″