DE-3

February 13, 2019

DE-3 Desktop Engraver

The DE-3 desktop engraver is the result of over 30 years of innovation in engraving technology, delivering impressive versatility and fast, user-friendly automated production.
With laser-pointing technology, ethernet connectivity, automatic depth regulation and other intelligent features, the DE-3 is the ideal turnkey engraving solution for producing precise text and graphics onto a huge range of materials and objects

Discover A World of Engraving Applications 

Whether you are a sign-maker, equipment manufacturer or awards and gift supplier, the DE-3 desktop engraver is ideally suited to engrave an impressive variety of giftware, signage, trophies, tools and industrial products. The DE-3’s integrated safety cover and user-friendly operation also make it ideal for use within retail environments.

Hand-Held Control

Without the need for a computer, you can quickly select machine options such as spindle speed and one-touch machine cleaning. Engraving job data can be sent from your computer and stored in the controller after the PC is disconnected

New Software and Open Architecture

The DE-3 is open source technology that works out-of-the-box with all popular engraving software, industry standard tools, and materials. Also included with the DE-3 is Dr. Engrave Plus software that offers new user advantages.

  • Now supports AI files and standard graphic/vector data
  • Newly added levelling and drilling functions enable standard text engraving as well as surface levelling and hole drilling
  • Retains handy template functions and Excel and CSV databases for fast engraving of serial data jobs

Additional Features

A compact desktop device which performs like a production class engraver.
Additional centre vice available to securely hold irregular objects such as hip flasks, compact mirrors, spectacle frames and more.
Small footprint device with generous 305 mm (X) x 230 mm (Y) x 40 mm (Z) work area, to fit comfortably into office, classroom, workshop and retail environments.
Clean and safe engraving solution with a fully-enclosed engraving operation

Specifications

DE-3

Work table size 305 mm x 230 mm
Maximum work area (Work envelope) X, Y, Z:305 mm × 230 mm × 40 mm
XYZ axis drive system Stepper motor, 3-axis simultaneous control
Operating speed XY axis: 0.1-60 mm/sec.
Z axis: 0.1-30 mm/sec.
Software resolution 0.01 mm/step
Mechanical resolution XYZ-axis: 0.00125 mm/step
Spindle motor Brushless DC Motor
Spindle speed 5000-20000 rpm
Tool loading Cutter Holder, Collet Type
Maximum material thickness 40 mm(38 mm when using the nose cone)
Connection USB or Ethernet (10 BASE-T/ 100 BASE-TX)
Machine language RML-1
Power supply Voltage and frequency AC 100 to 240V ±10%, 50/60 Hz (overvoltage category: II, IEC 60664-1)
Rated current 1.0 A
Power consumption 80 W
Operating noise During operation 60 dB(or less)
During standby 40 dB(or less)
External dimensions 616 mm × 587 mm × 390 mm
Machine weight 35 kg
Installation environment Indoor use, altitude: 2000 m or less, Temperature 5 to 40 °C, humidity 35 to 80% (no condensation), Environment pollution degree 2
Included items DGSHAPE software package CD, Power cable, Power adapter, USB cable, Nose cone unit (resin / metal components), Nose unit set screw (fixing screw, spring), Spare set screw (for cutter holder), Solid collet (∅ 3.175 mm), Spanner wrench, Hex wrench, Hex driver, Adhesive sheet, Dust collector adapter, Setup Guide

Specifications, designs and dimensions listed may be subject to change without notice.

Accessories
Cutters
 Item  Model  Description
Engraving cutters
(for plastic)
ZEC-A2013 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.127 mm (W)
ZEC-A2025 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.254 mm (W)
ZEC-A2051 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.508 mm (W)
ZEC-A2076 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.762 mm (W)
ZEC-A4013 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.127 mm (W)
ZEC-A4025 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.254 mm (W)
ZEC-A4051 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.508 mm (W)
ZEC-A4076 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.762 mm (W)
Engraving cutters
(for aluminum or brass)
ZEC-A2013-BAL Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.13 mm (W)
ZEC-A2025-BAL Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.25 mm (W)
ZEC-A4013-BAL Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.13 mm (W)
ZEC-A4025-BAL Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.25 mm (W)
Parallel engraving cutters
(for plastic)
ZEC-A2150 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 1.52 mm (W)
ZEC-A2190 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 1.91 mm (W)
ZEC-A2230 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 2.29 mm (W)
ZEC-A2320 Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 3.175 mm (W)
ZEC-A4150 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 1.52 mm (W)
ZEC-A4190 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 1.91 mm (W)
ZEC-A4230 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 2.29 mm (W)
ZEC-A4320 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 3.175 mm (W)
ZEC-A4380 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 3.81 mm (W)
ZEC-A4430 Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 4.34 mm (W)
Quarter round cutters
(for plastic)
ZEC-A2013-QR Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.13 mm (W)
ZEC-A2025-QR Cemented carbide dia. = 3.175 mm x 114 mm (L) x 0.25 mm (W)
ZEC-A4013-QR Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.13 mm (W)
ZEC-A4025-QR Cemented carbide dia. = 4.36 mm x 165 mm (L) x 0.25 mm (W)
 Diamond engraving cutters  ZDC-A2000 Diamond dia. = 3.175 mm x 127 mm (L)
 ZDC-A4000 Diamond dia. = 4.36 mm x 178 mm (L)

dia. = shank diameter, L = overall length, W = blade width, unit = mm
All 4.36 diameter tools require ZC-E436 Collet

Other Accessories and Consumables
 
 Item  Model  Description
Collets for end-mill ZC-23 Diameter 6 mm, 5 mm, 4 mm, and 3 mm collets: 1 pc. each
ZC-23-3 Diameter 3 mm collet: 1 pc.
ZC-23-4 Diameter 4 mm collet: 1 pc.
ZC-23-6 Diameter 6 mm collet: 1 pc.
ZC-23-3175 Diameter 3.175 mm collet: 1 pc.
ZC-23-6.35 Diameter 6.35 mm collet: 1 pc.
Collet for 4.36 diameter cutters ZC-E436 Diameter 4.36 mm collet: 1 pc.
Nose cone ZDN-200 (Metal) Inner diameter 2 mm, outer diameter 4.2 mm, for engraving text
DN-500R (Plastic) Inner diameter 5 mm, outer diameter 8 mm, for engraving text
Spindle unit ZS-35S Replacement spindle unit
Adhesive sheet for securing material AS-10 210 mm x 140 mm, 10 sheets
Centre vice ZV-23CS Loadable material using jig for nameplate:
152 mm (X) x 148 mm (Y), and 35 mm (H)
Loadable material using jig for either pen or tube:
90 mm (X) x 146 mm (Y), and Max 20 mm thick
T-slot table ZTT-35 Table size: 292 mm (X) x 220 mm (Y)
Dimensions: 355 mm (W) x 230 mm (D) x 40 mm (H)
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