OMTECH BEGINNER'S GUIDE

Buying a laser engraving machine used to be out of reach for most people. Not only were laser machines very expensive, but they were too large to fit in home workshops. New technology has brought the cost of laser engravers down substantially, making it possible for smaller businesses and beginners to start laser engraving. If you’ve never used a laser engraver before, you probably have many questions about how to start laser engraving. 

The OMTech Beginner’s Guide to Laser Engraving will give you a thorough introduction to the world of laser engraving and laser cutting machines. We’ll point you towards many other helpful resources so you can feel confident about starting your laser journey.

In this laser engraving guide for beginners, we will:
-Teach you how laser engraving works
- Educate you on the best laser engraver for beginners
- Show you how to start laser engraving
- Explain how to start your laser engraving business

WHAT IS LASER ENGRAVING?

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HOW LASER ENGRAVERS WORK

WHAT CAN I DO WITH A LASER ENGRAVER?

WHAT IS THE BEST LASER ENGRAVER FOR BEGINNERS?

Desktop CO2 Beginner Laser Cutter

Our desktop laser cutters are generally considered the most affordable and best laser engraver for beginners who have no prior experience. The OMTech 40W desktop laser engraveris known for its ease of accessibility, versatility and portability. It laser engraves flawless details and cuts up to 1/8” thick plywood and acrylic. Designed to fit right on your desktop, these machines are a favorite creative tool of home hobbyists, artists, and small businesses.

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Mid-Range Laser Engraver

The easiest laser engraver to use is anOMTech Mid-Range Laser Engraver. These beginner laser cutters range from 50W to 80W laser power, and they allow you to use LightBurn laser software, which has made learning how to laser engrave much easier for countless new users. With LightBurn, beginner laser engravers can easily learn to import design files, arrange them for laser engraving, and achieve incredible results.

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High Power Laser Engraver

When you need next-level laser capacity, step up to our High-Power CO2 Laser Engravers. These laser machines can also run LightBurn, and they are known for potent laser beams with heavy-duty cutting ability and professional precision. Ranging from 100W to 150W, these laser machines can engrave deeper and can cut through 10 mm to 15 mm (2/5" to 3/5") thick plywood and acrylic. With such a vast array of creative opportunities, you will never feel limited on what you can do with.

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Fiber Laser Markers

The answer to your metalwork needs is here! Our Fiber Laser Marking Machines make stunning designs on metals and hard plastics. Equipped with a Galvo Drive and variable lenses, metalworking masters can depend on this machine to provide accurate and effective etchings on all of your metallic materials. Our Fiber Lasers Marking Machine is ready to engrave your dreams into reality. Get ready to laser engrave into a variety of metals with ease.

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Are Laser Engravers Worth It?

If you’re shopping for a new laser engraver, you probably realize how hard it is to find an excellent quality laser machine at a good price. Not all laser engravers are worth the money, because most laser engraver companies add huge markups that make them unaffordable for crafters and small businesses. 

That’s where OMTech Laser is different.

OMTech works closely with manufacturers to ensure cost-efficiency, and they pass savings onto the consumer without the markups of other brands. Whether you’re looking for the best laser engraver for beginners, or you need a professional-size machine with serious laser power, OMTech will give you a quality machine at a fair price. So, laser engravers are definitely worth it — just make sure you invest in the right brand.

IS LASER ENGRAVING PROFITABLE?

WHAT DO I NEED TO KNOW BEFORE BUYING A LASER ENGRAVER?

HOW DO I START LASER ENGRAVING?

HOW CAN I PURCHASE MY MACHINE?

Website Purchase

Once you’ve selected the best laser engraver for you, we’ll help ensure a smooth and secure checkout process. We offer a wide selection of payment options such as Visa, Paypal, Mastercard, American Express, Discover, and more. By purchasing from our website, you gain perks like free shipping, a free Virtual Technical Support session, and 100% US-based customer support. All standard orders are fulfilled within 72 hours, and will be shipped to you in 7 to 14 business days.

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Financing

Use one of OMTech’s financing partners to buy a laser engraver and make monthly payments using your new business income. Many OMTech users claim that their laser machine “paid for itself” in only months! With affordable payments, fast approval decisions, and the best competitive rates, we’re ready to help you get your laser engraving journey started without putting a strain on your wallet. Check out why and how you can finance the best laser engraver for beginners with OMTech.

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Why OMTech?

Whether you’re looking for the best laser engraver for beginners, or you need a professional-size machine with serious laser power, OMTech Laser will give you a quality machine at a fair price. We offer:

- Industry low prices, FREE shipping, & financing options
- 100% US-based customer service & technical support
Virtual Tech Support available (video call)
- 2-Year Warranty on our quality-assured laser machines
- Thriving online user community on Facebook
- Helpful how-to blogs on our Resource Hub
- OMTech YouTube channel with instructional videos

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Resource Hub

At OMTech, we believe there’s always more to learn. Whether you’re a beginner laser cutter or an expert laser engraver, we offer resources to help you along your laser journey. Explore our collection of training videos, instructional blogs, and other useful content in our website’s Resource Hub. Also, check out ourDownload’s Centerfor the latest version of your laser machine’s manual, software, and more. Our goal is to help you learn how to laser engrave, so you can create CO2 laser masterpieces beyond your wildest dreams. Let us inspire you on your laser engraving journey.

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Virtual Tech Support

Whether you’re a laser industry veteran or you just acquired your first beginner laser engraver, you probably have a few questions about your new laser machine. While our Facebook Group and resource hub are excellent places to start, sometimes you might need a little extra help. Schedule a session with an OMTech technician and get expert answers to all of your questions. We use Zoom for live video to help our Technical Support Team view your machine in real-time and solve your problem faster, wherever you may be. Let us help you get your laser engraving journey back on track!

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