Personalize Multiple Pens with Placement Fixtures

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When engraving several pens at a time in your laser system, you can use your laser to cut a thin material, such as acrylic, to create a fixture to hold dozens of pens on the table of your laser. Make a layout template by measuring the pen and create an outline of it for vector cutting. Duplicate the outline of the pen and cut the acrylic. Use the template outline to position the engraving text. Learning how to create placement fixtures and layout templates is the key to mass production with your laser system.

Learn more about using jigs or templates for laser projects.

Mike Fruciano

Mike Fruciano

Mike Fruciano is the Distribution Sales Manager - The Americas 3D Printing & Laser Systems at Coherent Inc. Mike brings 25 years of laser systems, laser processing, and materials experience, and is a frequent writer and speaker on these topics. Contact Mike at 602-616-4971 or at

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