Rotary engraving

Rotary engraving

Rotary engraving is a machining process that consists of 'hollowing-out' the material using a drill.

The essentials of rotary engraving

The material is removed by cutting tools, " engraving drills " of different shapes and sizes. This process is used to engrave characters, symbols or shapes. The drill follows the digital machine's machining toolpaths defined using CAD / CAM software (Computer-Assisted Design / Computer-Assisted Manufacturing).
Rotary engraving; precision and repeatability. It is suitable for almost all materials ( metals , alloys, wood , stone and plastics , etc.).

Gravograph's rotary engraving solutions

Rotary engraving is used for both permanent engraving and artistic engraving. Effectiveness and creativity are synonymous with rotary engraving. Therefore, Gravotech offers an extensive range of engraving solutions:

ring being engraved

Jewelry engraving using a small machine

serial tags engraving

Series of badges in a machine

large sign cutting

Large dimensional letters

unit engraving

Solution in a point of sale

Jewelry engraving solution M10 Jewel

Solution for easy integration into a workshop or commercial environment

Serial engraving large table IS7000

Large table solution

Gravograph's solutions meet the identification, information, communication, personalization and enhancement needs of various media. They can be used to engrave finished products and tools (stamping tools, molds, gilding iron and electrodes, etc.). The benefits of these solutions are numerous, including:

Application sectors:

From a precision instrument to industrial equipment

Gravotech works with engravers and vendors requiring robustness and productivity as artisans who are more experienced in this field. Jewelry, funeral, signage, armory, multi-service, sports and trophies, souvenirs, high-tech products and advertising items, are just a few. Gravotech is a solution for each of their needs.


Rotary engraving is suitable for plastics, metals and other materials. The engraving settings (depth, tool and speed, etc.) should be adapted to the object being achieved to achieve an aesthetically-successful final result.
Gravotech's solutions allow metal materials to be mechanically engraved such as brass, anodized aluminum, stainless steel, coated metals and stainless steel, etc.
They can be used to permanently engrave plastics, acrylic, plexiglass and ABS, etc., in addition to wood, glass, leather, paper and cardboard, etc.