Glass etching with cnc

(Bob zambron) #1

Can you etch glass with the cnc machine and if so what would you use as a cutter

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(William Adams) #2

Some folks have used a regular carbide endmill (this has safety implications and is best done with the glass submerged): https://wiki.shapeoko.com/index.php/Materials#Glass

Otherwise, a diamond drag bit is the usual choice:

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(Luc) #3

Get a spring loaded diamond drag bit, available on E-Bay and Amazon. They come with different tip angle that provide etching of slightly different width. The difference may be subtle, I don’t have enough experience to really tell the difference.

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