What is CNC Engraving?
Engraving is the art of carving a design into a hard surface. Typically its done by hand, using an assortment of hand engraving tools:
This is a laborious and difficult to learn process. Fortunately, CNC machines are capable of very sophisticated engraving.
Sometimes CNC engraving is purely utilitarian, for example to add a serial number to a part. Other times it is an artistic embellishment. The type of CNC Engraving Machine you have will determine most of what’s needed to engrave.